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What grade of oil????????????????

cominatcha Jan 15, 2013

  1. cominatcha

    cominatcha gonna getcha

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    What grade of oil do i use? What brand? Audi a4 s line. 2004. 1800 turbo. bex engine....... 190....... Anyone could give me their opinion.:beerchug::redrs4: Neil..............
     
  2. kevbu

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  3. munchkincoupe

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    Castrol Edge 5w30 fully synth for Audi / merc / porsche / etc
     
  4. Alan H

    Alan H Need a V8 or Bi-Turbo.......

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    5w 30. I use Halfords oil as I've got a trade card. And in all honesty I find it suits the engine in my AVJ. (Remapped) I tend to change the oil and filter in mine every 5000 miles ..
     
  5. cominatcha

    cominatcha gonna getcha

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    Cheers Guys, What is the difference in th oil of 5/30w and 5/40w. Any help. Cheers Neil. I this fully synthetic?
     
  6. Alan H

    Alan H Need a V8 or Bi-Turbo.......

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    5w30 is thinner than the other. It's to do with viscosity when cold and hot or something like that.
     
  7. SL11CKK

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    If you wait a bit longer 30% off promotion is bound to come back to Eurocarparts.

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  8. munchkincoupe

    munchkincoupe Member

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    ukpas25 will give you 25% off eurocarparts!
     
  9. Andie0

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    Castrol edge 5w40 fully synthetic fst. i have same motor as yours bex engine 190 version! It comes in 4 litre can which fills the motor up perfectly!
     
  10. Ian-83

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    If your going for long life services make sure the oil meets VW507.00 if fixed I think its VW504.00. Should list the correct grades in the handbook.
     
  11. Ian2012

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    I have used Millers oils 5w40 fully synthetic in both of our last 1.8t engined cars, neither car used any oil between chnages, i think that 5w30 is touch thin especially with a higher mileage engine, the first figure refers to it's viscosity when cold and the second when the oil is hot, so for cold weather a 5 oil will better than say a 15 or 20 oil. Back in the day a lot of engines used 20w50 which is like treacle in comparison.

    Ian
     

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