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Re: 5000 Mile Mobil 1 Change Interval

In message <19990709235406.20259.qmail@aw164.netaddress.usa.net> Christopher Gharibo writes:

> I want to increase this to every 5000 miles without hurting the life of the
> engine.  My question is am I causing a meaningful decrease in engine life by
> going to 5000 miles?  I would like to get the lists' opinion.
> Assume NJ weather, oil always topped up, both cars not driven that hard.

I'm using VAG Synta Gold, changing at 7500 miles, driving _very_ hard,
with no wear symptoms at 176k miles.

 Phil Payne
 UK Audi quattro Owners Club
 Phone: 0385 302803   Fax: 0870 0883933