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Just a quickie! S3 what grade oil???

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by S3 Eddie, May 28, 2010.

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    Going to do an oil and filter change on my S3 this afternoon, just need to know what grade oil to use?
    I have 5w30 Fully synth in my oil tanks at work or i have 10w40 semi synth mobil oil in cans in my stock room.

    Hope either of them will do as then i only have to pay for an oil filter!! :happy:

    Thanks
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    always used 5w30 in mine
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    That will do then! :D

    Thanks
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    Welly VX220 SC Driver :)

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    Ed - use the search!! :slapped:

    Only use Oil that conforms to VW 503.01 spec.

    That covers 5w 30 as well as some 10w 40s.
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    Tried to mate, couldnt find anything! more than likley me being a retard tbh!!

    Going to use tank oil, Thanks julian!!! haha!
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    People tell me a tuned turbo charged engine should have slightly thicker oil than a standard car driven by say... my mum,
    Its because the oil has a harder life in a hot tuned car pushed hard on a regular basis.
    Could this be the case??
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