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S3 oil top up - recs please

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by bantam1, May 28, 2008.

  1. bantam1

    bantam1 Member

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    sorry know this has been asked a million times.

    need to top up the S3 with a fully synth - what's best that's available say at Halfords?

    many thanks in advance.
     
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  3. Aky

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    Now then Bantam - long time no see. What service interval you on?
     
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    bantam1 Member

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    hey Mr Aky - how goes it?

    Changing oil every 5K so don't normally need to top up but overdue a change and needs a sip (one of these lazy non-mechanics who doesn't do it himself).
     
  5. Aky

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    I'm not bad pal! I use Mobil1 0w40 and change mine about every 8k but for some reason my S3 likes oil. I presume it depends on what grade oil you're currently using.
     
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    If you are changing every 5k then halfords own brand fully synthetic will do. It's the same spec as Synta Gold and been running my S3 on it for past 4 years.
     

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