[BiturboS4] 10k service - OK
Walter J Green Jr
vr6pilot at hotmail.com
Fri Aug 23 17:49:03 EDT 2002
flow characteristics m'man, flow characteristics.
sheeeeet, that 15w50 poop is/was darn near too thick for the VW VR6 i used
to have. our turbos need oil quickly, on start up, and while running cold.
am i wrong here guys?
most manufactuers have seasonal oil recommendations, no? winter lighter,
summer heavier, right? now, why is that? it's not because operating temps
once warmed vary that much. it's because cold start, and cold running temps
so my point is, different grades flow differently. and these different
grades are requied for different operating conditions.
based upon all of the above, as well as the manufaturers recommendation, and
common sense, 0w30 (or at the most 5w30) is the smart pick.
Use what you want, but use it at your own risk.
>From: Matt twentyV <matt_20v at yahoo.com>
>To: biturbos4 at audifans.com
>Subject: Re: [BiturboS4] 10k service - OK
>Date: Fri, 23 Aug 2002 12:03:21 -0700 (PDT)
> > whoa! don't follow that lead carter. 15w50 is WAY to
> > think & heavy for this
> > engine, and more specifically, these turbos.
>Can you explain your logic here? I'm not interested
>in arguing, but in better understanding your
>statement. I've given the basis for my logic without
>claiming it is correct, so please follow suit or else
>justify it. Again, I use the heavier oil due to
>my experience, and that of many others, on older
>Audi 5-cyl. engines. If you can explain why the
>newer engines are different, I promise to listen
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