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Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Jays Audi Turbo, Apr 14, 2010.

  1. Jays Audi Turbo

    Jays Audi Turbo I Love Boost :-)

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    Am going to be doing a oil change this weekend would like to know whats the best oil to use and how much do i use.

    Jay
     
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  3. Jays Audi Turbo

    Jays Audi Turbo I Love Boost :-)

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    Anyone
     
  4. s3dave

    s3dave TFSI Hybrid
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    i used shell helix ultra around 4.5l with new filter... i think it has to be a certain spec but i have forgot it, do a search? :icon_thumright:
     
  5. jonny87

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    i used castrol edge fully synthetic 5w 40
    spec vw 503 00 (or something very similar to that)

    not cheap mind, mine was £55 for 4 litres an additional litre was £16 from halfrauds, will prob use opie oils next oil change
     
  6. MintyS3

    MintyS3 Works 60% the time, Everytime.

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    Currently using the castrol edge.
     
  7. womb raider

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    castrol edge is recommended for audi s3.
    go to opei oils as i found them cheapest.
    also asked for free delivery and got it
    very happy chappy :D
     
  8. JD09

    JD09 I'm not modding, I'm improving
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    Pretty sure Opie does offers, so might be worth PMing/emailing them.
     
  9. Maz

    Maz Moon is made of green cheese

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    Don't know if its the best but I stick with the manufacturers recommended which is currently Castrol Edge VW 504.00

    ...Any one seen that new advert with Ronaldo advertising Castrol Edge, LOL! the fanny probably uses the stuff on his hair as well as his beemer.
     
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    Same here Castrol Edge, got it on Ebay for like £35 delivered forget paying the robbing £55 Halfrauds charge!
     
  11. JD09

    JD09 I'm not modding, I'm improving
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    There's a reason he is a footballer, not a radio/TV presenter. Sounds like he almost has a speech impediment! Talk about muffled and incoherent!
     
  12. Maz

    Maz Moon is made of green cheese

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    Lol, tell me about it, he sounds more eastern european than portuguese to me.
     
  13. finesse

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    I use Mobil 10W40
     
  14. Nilz

    Nilz Defo worth the wait :)
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    I user Castrol Magnatec 10w40
     
  15. fingermouse

    fingermouse thats me

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    ive used mobil 1
    millers
    and now Fuchs think in 5w 40

    change mine every 3-4 k / annually
     
  16. jonny87

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    yer halfords really saw me coming lol

    i swear they sell it in 4l containers knowing that most engines take 4.5/5l so therefore forcing you to buy another 1l/4l container, crafty devils
     
  17. DavidW

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    I've just changed mine and used VW's Quantum. VW504 00 spec and came to £30 inc vat, although I had to buy 5 1 litre bottles.

    Sump takes 4.5 litres to fill too.
     
  18. Speedy Steve

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    Bill used Quantum Synta 10w40 on mine when it went in for the turbo change
     
  19. indiemike

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    Castrol Edge. Keep an eye on ebay as there are a few good deals on it every now and then
     
  20. finesse

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    4.6 litre to be accurate :p
     
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    big drum of quantum platinum for my cars
     
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    Went into local VW garage today and they said that Quantum Platinum fully synth. has superseded Synta semi. £20 all in for 5l of Platinium, filter, and new sump plug. Can't complain at that.
     
  24. Matt82

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    wtf?! thats bargain cheap. that is really high spec stuff
     

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