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    How much oil do you go through?

    My S3 goes through quite alot of oil. It did blow blue smoke but now doesnt seem to since i changed one of the turbo pipes that had split. But it only been 2 week. Before i was using a litre a month. I do drive hard though.
    Is this norm
    Nogaro Blue 2001 S3 Quattro, Cream leather interior. Miltek Cat back, Induction kit, KO4 Hybrid Turbo, Chipped Remap, Power Boost Valve, Forge RC DV, Compbrake Racing 4 Pot Calipers with 2piece 350x32mm Conversion Front, 2 piece 330x20mm Compbrake Conversion on Back, Discs are Powervane Racing Rotors Gas slotted and internally veined. Hawk Hps Pads, Goodridge Braided lines to Calipers. Bose Symphony sound system. Compbrake Quickshift and side shift. Big thanks to www.Vagperformance.co.uk

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    no more than 3/4 litre per month. i don't drive it that hard, but do cover 800miles in that time tho.
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    I don't do loads of miles. I've had the same litre of oil for topping up for about 18 months now in my 1.8TS

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    take a look at my thread here mate
    i have the same problem
    How thirsty is your S3 on oil ?

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    i use loads of oil!my engine is fully forged and it does burn oil but im not loosing performance or anything!i find im topping it up every week nearly but i do about 700-1000 miles a week?is this normal?

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    Focus 1.6 standard engine .... huge sounds!! ( www.bassmechanix.com )
    Focus RS 383.4bhp + 378 ft/lb torque .... Weapon!!
    Now ... S3 in bits at the min, but will soon be back!!!

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    some people say around 1ltr per 1000 miles some disagree

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    i use shed loads lol so i dunno i find myself checking every other day just incase!

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    Focus 1.6 standard engine .... huge sounds!! ( www.bassmechanix.com )
    Focus RS 383.4bhp + 378 ft/lb torque .... Weapon!!
    Now ... S3 in bits at the min, but will soon be back!!!

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    change from 0w to 5w. Vag changed there oils to this.
    red to red black to black blue to bits

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    i use 10w50 race oil to keep the viscosity thick at high temps and it still doesnt really help!i just keep it topped up so that way it wont break lol!!

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    CaRs GoNe:
    Focus 1.6 standard engine .... huge sounds!! ( www.bassmechanix.com )
    Focus RS 383.4bhp + 378 ft/lb torque .... Weapon!!
    Now ... S3 in bits at the min, but will soon be back!!!

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    10w 40 is what i use I find it last a little longer but still vanishes.
    Nogaro Blue 2001 S3 Quattro, Cream leather interior. Miltek Cat back, Induction kit, KO4 Hybrid Turbo, Chipped Remap, Power Boost Valve, Forge RC DV, Compbrake Racing 4 Pot Calipers with 2piece 350x32mm Conversion Front, 2 piece 330x20mm Compbrake Conversion on Back, Discs are Powervane Racing Rotors Gas slotted and internally veined. Hawk Hps Pads, Goodridge Braided lines to Calipers. Bose Symphony sound system. Compbrake Quickshift and side shift. Big thanks to www.Vagperformance.co.uk

 

 

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