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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

    Shaunie Eire Member

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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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  3. Paradox1

    Paradox1 Active Member

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    quantum 5/40 for vw/audi/tps
     
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    cjsuk Active Member

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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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    A3-Lee Active Member

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    We use triple QX at work I hear its made by shell
     
  6. kwistof

    kwistof South East Events Moderator
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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
     
  9. Paradox1

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    look out for deal at TPS

    I got 10 litres for £30
     
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    vfr800 Active Member

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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
     
  11. Vex182

    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
     
  13. Shaunie Eire

    Shaunie Eire Member

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    Quantum it is so. No TPS over here so Ill head to my local VW garage to buy the bits.
     
  14. Loor

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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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