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8v s4 oil

Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by TURBOTRONICS, Dec 28, 2010.

  1. TURBOTRONICS
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    could i use castrol 10w40 oil in my s4 v8
    i know i should use 5w40 but its on special at my local supermarket
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    bez101 Yorkshire & Humber Rep.

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    use what you want its your car
    but if you KNOW you should use 5w/40 dont you think you should use it ?
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    whats the difference between them
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    10W is slightly thicker oil, so when cold it will take a little longer to get round the engine
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    Avant4me The're Graphite not black!!

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    Why run a V8 but worry about the oil on special offer??
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    biyitch Chocolate? It's doo-doo, baby!

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    quattrojames Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    That was my first thought - I think you owe it to your car to run it on what it deserves rather than what the local supermarket has on offer....
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