Mobil 1 High Performance 15W-50 No Longer Made - What To Use?

Brett Dikeman brett at
Wed Jun 1 13:29:01 EDT 2005

On May 31, 2005, at 2:38 PM, Andrew W. Schlueter wrote:

> My 200 ran all of its life on reg. oil, so when I got it 3k ago, I  
> did A
> semi synthetic 15w-30 and the other day I put in Mobil 1 0w40 full  
> synthetic
> with K&N hp-2005 filter. Runs much smoother then before.

0W anything is not recommended for our cars- refer a few messages  
back in the thread, 5w is the lowest recommended.  0W40 is made for  
much newer engines (I think Audi started doing it around 2000 give or  
take a year or two?) which have much tighter tolerances (and thus  
need it).

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