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Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by TURBOTRONICS, Nov 22, 2010.

  1. TURBOTRONICS
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    [Nov 22, 2010]
    i need to do an oil change on my v8 s4 can some one recommend me an oil please
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    CMD Pointing Forward's!!!!!!!!!

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    [Nov 22, 2010]
    QUANTUM PLATINUM. From TPS.
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    [Nov 22, 2010]
    Castrol Magnatec 5-30w..... change mine every 3K miles...
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    [Nov 23, 2010]
    I'm currently running Castrol GTX 5w-40 fully synthetic Click and I am very happy with it. If you have start up rattle 5w40 will get rid of it
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    [Nov 24, 2010]
    how much oil do i need
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    [Nov 24, 2010]
    with the V8 you will prob need around 8 litres mate, a 1.8T takes 5 litres(5 Cylinder) mine takes 6 litres(6 cylinder) so yours is prob 8 litres(8 cylinder)

    id recommend either Quantum Platinum or Mobil 1 ESP.

    quantum platinum from TPS is something around £18 for 5litres so a big saving on the major brands
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    [Nov 24, 2010]
    1.8t is a 4 pot
    shame thou i love 5 pots
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    [Nov 24, 2010]
    you need around 9.7 litres. our V8's take a lot of oil!
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    [Nov 24, 2010]
    I found this video useful when I came to do mine

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    [Nov 26, 2010]
    thanks very much i will probably be having a go this weekend once i have got a bank loan pay for the oil
    bloody hell its takes a lot
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    [Dec 28, 2010]
    do you think i could use 10w40 oil
    my local supermarket has castrol 10w40 on special
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