[200q20v] What oil is recomended?

TM t44tq at mindspring.com
Mon Mar 19 19:54:54 EST 2001

To second Chris' suggestion, I'm very happy w/
Mobil 1 15W50 year round. I try and make sure I
don't exceed 3k rpm or more than 1/2 throttle until
I see the oil temp is well past the 60C mark, though.

My 5ktq runs noticeably smoother and quieter with
15W50- I used to use 10W30 and the lifters made a huge
racket. I use Mobil 1 at a 5k interval, try and let
the car idle for about 90-120s before shutting down,
OEM filters and have had good results. I don't use
Amsoil Series 2000 because I'm not made of money.

The A4 uses 10W30 with no ill effects, but even in a 25k
mile car, sometimes the car makes some lifter noise when
cold. Go figure- Audi is never going to fix that problem.

'86 5ktq (for sale)
'91 200q
'99.5 A4tqw

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