Bernie Benz b.m.benz at
Tue May 28 16:01:42 EDT 2002

I change oil on 10K and Orange filters on 20K intervals on my 200-20V.

Yeh, my son adds a qt to his NA Audis when the light comes on.  What else
are those idiot lites for?

> From: "Ingo D. Rautenberg" <ingo at>
> Date: Tue, 28 May 2002 17:25:48 -0400
> To: "Bernie Benz" <b.m.benz at>, "RICHARD MEZIC"
> <rmezic at>
> Cc: "200q20V mailing list" <200q20v at>
> Subject: Re: Amsoil
> Bernie,
> Kinda takes the "If it ain't broke -- Don't fix it" approach too far IMO.
> If you're taking NA motors OK, but for turbo motors I would definitely
> disagree unless you were running synthetic and mostly highway miles.
> "Advocate of never change oil philosophy."  I'm guessing you just keep on
> adding oil then until the filter clogs or letting the motor run dry
> eventually?   Motor:  Why fix it?  Just replace it!
> Ingo
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bernie Benz" <b.m.benz at>
>> I've always run what ever is on sale, as long as it meets API SH specs,
> and
>> change it at 10K intervals (+/- 2K) only because that interval is easy to
>> remember.  But I'm also an advocate of the never change oil philosphy.
> Run
>> the car for 100K to 150K and trade up, recomending this to my son who is a
>> mechanical klutz.
>> Bernie
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