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What Oil do you use?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Shaunie Eire, Jun 30, 2013.

  1. Shaunie Eire
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    I am going to be servicing my 1.8t soon including dropping the sump to clean the pick up pipe, I have always used castrol edge and have no complaints apart from price. I am now swaying towards using quantum, It is OEM after all and is at a great price, How do you all rate it? and what do you use?
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    quantum 5/40 for vw/audi/tps
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    5/40 Fully Synth QX Meets VAG spec Not approved tho (eurocarparts) Cheap and got a free Bosch filter too! Ive noticed a hell of a lot of garages that used to have the drums of quantum now have QX and if German auto care use it (specialist) then it gets my vote :)
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    We use triple QX at work I hear its made by shell
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    kwistof South East Events Moderator Regional Rep

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    This all day long.

    Every VAG specialist garage that I have been to swears by it and that is what the majority of us use on here- all with no issues.

    (I serviced my car the other month and used the search bar at the top right top to remind me what people were running ;-) )
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    Quantum Platinum 5w40 from TPS +1
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    look out for deal at TPS

    I got 10 litres for £30
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    That's a good price.

    We should have a bargain watch alert system ono the forum so when there are offers on like this we can get notified.

    Liam
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    Vex182 Guess what I drive...

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    I use Halfords 5w40 and drop it every 2.5k now - only do 6k a year.
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    Good idea,

    will have to check if they have a newletter of something
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    Quantum it is so. No TPS over here so Ill head to my local VW garage to buy the bits.
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    Summer - Liqui Moly Racetech 10W60
    Winter - Mobil Super 3000 5W40

    Changing after 7000km.

    Very satisfied with these oils.
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