Inexpensive Pentosin substitute?

Kneale Brownson knotnook at
Tue Apr 8 15:24:35 EDT 2003

Mobil DTE, I think.

At 11:57 AM 04/08/2003 -0400, ben swann wrote:
>Sean's car ('87 5ktqa) is down in FLA with bad leak in Power
>Steering/hydraulic system.  We are looking for a possible inexpensive
>substitute for Pentosin that will get the car back to MD where we can
>fix whatever is leaking.
>I recall seeing a post sometime back about one of common gas stations
>who sell high quality mineral oil by the gallon or so.  Can anyone
>advise - this car is using a pint every 100 miles or so?
>We have not been able to locate the leak, but it seems to be
>dripping/spurting somewhere in the middle on around the top of the
>transmission where it then gets vaporized quickly by the exhaust
>leaving not much trace - but a lot of smell.  Car has a rebuilt Jorgen
>rack, but don't know if that rules out the rack.
>Hope we can find some cheap source to get us through until the problem
>is fixed.
>Ben & Sean Shoemaker
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