[A4] No warm-up...?

Rocky Mullin caliban at sharon.net
Tue Nov 9 17:22:22 EST 2004

At 3:08 PM -0700 11/9/04, Quincy Chiang wrote:
>I'm not Joel, but basically when the engine can't get to full 
>operating temp all the time, moisture and carbon deposit start to 
>build up in the oil and the engine internals, causing the oil-sludge 
>problem.  Changing oil every 3K may be a little extreme, but you 
>should definitely use synthetic oil.

	ah, OK.  i often use the car for tiny trips around SF, often
low speed,no time to warm up.  i've been on mobil 1 since i went off
dealer servicing.  i do those italian tune-ups though.

	i'm probably selling my A4 soon anyway, and getting into a
volvo XC70 or allroad.

  Rocky Mullin 

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