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Old 07-21-2013, 10:20 AM   #41
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Originally Posted by DWebber18 View Post
I used to use Mobil1 0-40 in my MINI Cooper S. I ahve a good friend who is a Euro mechanic as well as the head mechanic for a few SCCA race teams specilizing in MINIs and Porsche. He recommended Motul to me and I switched over to that for the MINI and it's all I've used in the Subaru so far as well. I use 5-40 8100 X-Cess in the Subaru now. After 70k miles in the MINI the valve covers and vales looked great, real clean and no wear. I haven't done an oil analysis but I see no reason to stray from Motul and he sells me 5L for $40 cash.
Wait, 5w-40 in a FB20?
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