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Re: Oil Questions?

Subject: Re: Oil Questions?
From: Randall <>
Date: Mon, 01 Oct 2001 10:46:49 -0700
References: <41E306B582FA924E97D68F1A891419D10613EF@BCSRV4.baincapital.l lc> <003501c14a81$9ec48380$44712c42@p3l1j5> <> <001c01c14a9b$64f2bae0$b0d47ad1@p3l1j5>
Not to belabor the point, but I wonder if they were also using lighter
weight oil ?  I can well imagine that 5W15 would run through the rear
seal like water ...

My TR definitely leaks oil, and I've certainly put some work into
slowing the flow over the years.  But I did not notice any increase when
I switched to synthetic, just that the hoped-for decrease did not

Your mileage may definitely vary.

Martin Secrest wrote:
> I've never used synthetics, but this testimonial runs contrary to that of a
> number of listers, who in the past have said it falls through their various
> oil seals.

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