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  • leonardo ·
    Hi, Detane.

    I recently read through your thread about the differential oil on the W163 chassis. I have a 2002 ML320. You have argued that 75W-90 oil is good. I almost got the same grade oil today. But after browsing for what felt like the entire Internet, I have come to understand that there is a hot debate about which oil to use, the factory 85W-90 or 75W-90. Right now, I am leaning toward 75W-90 because it's easier to find. 85W-90 is almost impossible. If you do recommend 75W-90, what are the specific advantages of it? From using it, have you noticed any differences? And what brand would you recommend, or are all brands the same? I would truly be obliged if you could give me some insight.

    Thank you,
    Leonardo
    AMGBOI ·
    Sick Music & I learned much from your threads! I'm mounting 20x8.5's now on my e320 thanks to you verifying they DO FIT without modification! :)
    bones2344 ·
    Thanks DETANE...getting ready to tackle the Transfer Case and Diff's fluid changes, going to be easy with your DIY videos!
    bigp ·
    Detane,
    I greatly appreciate all your DIYs! It takes ignorance out of decision making and enpowers ML owners. I don't know how to thank you enough!!!
    Sincerely
    Kb Bishi
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