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Delo 400 LE 15-40W isn't being sold to the "distributors" in my area anymore, so I can't get it unless they have old stock still on their shelves. Chevron has "discontinued" the LE label and that exact same part number now belongs to Delo 400 SDE 15-40W. The SDE is touted as being an upgrade with all of the LE benefits. The SDE is said to have a bit more phosphorus and a bit less viscosity but had an "overall" better rating than the LE.
This info is from Chevron write-ups/reports online. Since I can't find the LE in this area, I settled for the SDE. It is working fine in the beast.
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