Dr Booth is wrong. Well at least now days. At one point he might have been 
correct. Not M1 is just hydrocracked Group III oil. It's not a true group IV 
synthetic. You have to get amsoil or the like to get a true synthetic now. 

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> On Aug 8, 2017, at 2:34 PM, archer75--- via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com> 
> wrote:
> 
> 
> So did my '83 300D. Dr. Booth did a lot of research on oils of several kinds 
> and finally concluded that Mobil 1, both for engine and transmission was the 
> best. After using Mobil 1 for both engine and transmission for 130K miles, 
> the transmission is still working well, and the retired Mercedes mechanic who 
> put in a new chain, said it was still a very good engine after 300K miles.
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> OK Don wrote:
>> I used M-1 tranny fluid in it, it seemed to smooth the shifts from how they
>> were when I got the car.
>> 
>> On Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 9:28 PM, Craig via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com>
>> wrote:
>> 
>>> Well, transmission fluid, actually:
>>> 
>>> What transmission fluid is suitable for a 1990 300D/2.5 Turbo?
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Craig
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