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RE: Pentosin, and Antifreeze - Where to buy?
Have a look at this http://tech.vw.com/ this is the Audi and VW technical
service stuff, I read recently some very precise info on Audi's anti freeze
for this engine,
From: Bernard Littau
Sent: 22 June 1999 19:41
To: BustnJustn@aol.com; email@example.com;
Subject: Re: Pentosin, and Antifreeze - Where to buy?
>Are there places, other than the dealer that sell Pentosin?
What should I
>expect to pay for this liquid gold?
>Also it appears that I can use some antifreeze, and I know
that it requires
>special type, is this only available through the dealer?
>information would be appreciated.
I just bought pentosin from
They had it on special last week. I forget the exact price,
but it was
can't say much about them other than they exist, but they
were very helpful
and kind on the phone and via email. If you are polite, and
Quattro List, they may give you the special price even
though it is no
longer on special. YMMV.
I bought my Prestone Extended Life antifreeze at the local
large chain car
stuff store, either Al's or Shuck's up in these parts. The
engines need a special antifreeze, generally called
phosphate free in the
manuals. The one I bought is orange, is silicon and
phosphate free, and
costs about double what the normal antifreeze costs. Until
I hear otherwise
that this is a bad idea, this is the antifreeze I use in the