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AMEX Platinum vs AMEX Mercedes-Benz Platinum

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Re: AMEX Platinum vs AMEX Mercedes-Benz Platinum


android01 wrote:

When AMEX comes out with a Volvo card I'll consider it.  Smiley Wink


 

Omg me too. I want a volvo plat npsl with AF waived first yr so that I can buy a new s60 on the card and walk away with 240,000 MR points.

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Re: AMEX Platinum vs AMEX Mercedes-Benz Platinum


OhioCPA wrote:

pizzadude wrote:
I believe that it offers a 6X bonus for purchases thru the dealer, so that $100 oil change will net you 600 bonus MR points. Smiley Tongue Seriously though if you make a lot of purchases at the MB dealer it could quickly add up....


More like $200. Eight quarts of Mobil One ain't cheap.


What the heck are you driving that takes 8 quarts of oil?

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Re: AMEX Platinum vs AMEX Mercedes-Benz Platinum


stan_the_man wrote:

What the heck are you driving that takes 8 quarts of oil?

Could be a Mercedes-Benz CL65 AMG -- that one takes about 10 quarts of oil. 



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Re: AMEX Platinum vs AMEX Mercedes-Benz Platinum

Usually diesels take 7-7.5 liters. the 4 and 6 cyllineder Mercedes take less than than, around 4.5-5 liters.

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Re: AMEX Platinum vs AMEX Mercedes-Benz Platinum


discernment wrote:

stan_the_man wrote:

What the heck are you driving that takes 8 quarts of oil?

Could be a Mercedes-Benz CL65 AMG -- that one takes about 10 quarts of oil. 


My dad's big block Chevy (427 block bored at 366) work truck with a double filter, oil cooler and an extra large oil pan takes 10 quarts. I didn't realize any cars actually did.

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Re: AMEX Platinum vs AMEX Mercedes-Benz Platinum


pizzadude wrote:

OhioCPA wrote:

pizzadude wrote:
I believe that it offers a 6X bonus for purchases thru the dealer, so that $100 oil change will net you 600 bonus MR points. Smiley Tongue Seriously though if you make a lot of purchases at the MB dealer it could quickly add up....


More like $200. Eight quarts of Mobil One ain't cheap.


Ouch ! Smiley Surprised What is under the hood ? Diesel ?

I was going to make a joke here too but I actually think some of them are diesel, I know my F350 cost me about that and I do it myself!

 

My diesel takes 15 quarts!!

 

She is thirsty!!!


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Re: AMEX Platinum vs AMEX Mercedes-Benz Platinum

I am guessing S class, that is how many quarts of the 0w40 that mine takes.

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Re: AMEX Platinum vs AMEX Mercedes-Benz Platinum

No, C300.

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Re: AMEX Platinum vs AMEX Mercedes-Benz Platinum

i wasn't even close complete opposite end of the spectrum lol

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Re: AMEX Platinum vs AMEX Mercedes-Benz Platinum

I can only imagine if I bought my car on this card. i just got a Mercedes.

 

This card is a revolver right? I doubt that it would come close to my 1.99 APR that i got Smiley Happy




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