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Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by michaelspirou, Apr 2, 2010.

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    [Apr 2, 2010]
    I used to take my A3 1.8T to the dealer for long life service, now I wish to do the servicing my self.
    I drive the car normally end rarely fast no mods as it came from factory

    For engine
    What gade oil to use?
    Fully synthetic or semi synthetic

    For gearbox
    What oil and at what miles
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    Which oil

    I used to take my A3 1.8T to the dealer for long life service, now I wish to do the servicing my self.
    I drive the car normally end rarely fast no mods as it came from factory

    For engine
    What gade oil to use?
    Fully synthetic or semi synthetic

    For gearbox
    What oil and at what miles ​
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    [Apr 3, 2010]
    :idea:Anyone out there can answer my question about engine oil type and gearbox oil in simple terms

    A3 1.8T NOT S3

    Which oil
    I used to take my A3 1.8T to the dealer for long life service, now I wish to do the servicing my self.
    I drive the car normally end rarely fast no mods as it came from factory

    For engine
    What gade oil to use?
    Fully synthetic or semi synthetic

    For gearbox
    What oil and at what miles
    #4
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    [Apr 3, 2010]
    Engine oil is same as S3, fully synthetic 5w-30 from Castrol, Mobil 1, VW Quantum, Shell, Fuchs etc etc.
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