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What Oil for my 1999 2.8 quattro?

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by nomadx, Feb 19, 2008.

  1. nomadx
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    [Feb 19, 2008]
    going to do a oil change this weekend if I have time, what oil is best for the v6? Its done 95k if that makes any diff.
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    [Feb 19, 2008]
    I'd just use regular 10W-40
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    Elss win says use anything if nothing else is around butanything between 0-40 to 10-40w semi or full synthetic i get get mine about £13 a gallon for cheron 5-40 from cost co

    Hope this helps
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    i use castrol edge 0w-30 in my 2.4 v6, seems to warm up quick so good for short journeys, requires the odd top up now and then and £15 a litre not cheapest about.:icon_thumright:
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    thanks for the advice guys, will prob go for a middle ground of 5 - 40 then
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    hacek www.a4-klub.pl

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    i use mobil 1, 0w 40.
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    May I ask why you choose to use 0w-40?
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