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Re: 2,500 Mile Oil Change - Very Dark Oil, 2 Techron Treatments
Yes, you're right, that's normal. Gunk has to go somewhere. That's why most
labels on fuel inj. cleaners recommend the oil change following use.
>From: "Alexander van Gerbig" <Audi_80@email.msn.com>
>To: "Quattro List" <email@example.com>
>Subject: 2,500 Mile Oil Change - Very Dark Oil, 2 Techron Treatments
>Date: Fri, 10 Sep 1999 18:35:23 -0400
> I gave the 80 an oil change today and drained the Techron tainted oil.
>The Mobil 1 10w-30 was VERY dark, and stinky! I had run two treatments of
>Techron spaced by a tank a 93 octane. I assume the reason the oil became
>extremely dark is because of the Techron flushing the gunk out of the
>into the oil, or does Mobil 1 instantly become dark after 1,000 miles.
>Mobil 1, the new tri-synth, is extremely light in color out of the bottle,
>once I did the first Techron treatment I noticed when checking the oil on
>the stick it had gotten darker. Is this a normal thing? Put in a new Audi
>Alexander van Gerbig
>'88 Audi 80 -- Koni Yellows, G&M Springs, Borbet Type T, Dunlop SP9000
>K&N Panel Filter, HÖR Technologies Sport Hydro Cam
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