[BiturboS4] 10k service - OK
Walter J Green Jr
vr6pilot at hotmail.com
Sat Aug 24 10:50:48 EDT 2002
preach on, m'brutha, preach on!
Do I hear a consensus?
Happy weekend all.
>From: "S Stiles" <stiles_s at hotmail.com>
>To: vr6pilot at hotmail.com, chip at auguricorp.com, biturbos4 at audifans.com
>Subject: RE: [BiturboS4] 10k service - OK
>Date: Fri, 23 Aug 2002 18:25:32 -0700
>Just following up on this thread w/one more bit of heresay:
>- we have notoriously bad flow to our turbos (this was redesigned in mid
>2001, IIRC, but it's still not great
>- Audi went from 5w to 0w to improve initial flow of oil to turbos on
>I'm going out of my way on this car to use exactly what the manufacturer is
>recommending, and have switched to 0w on our 00.
>>From: "Walter J Green Jr" <vr6pilot at hotmail.com>
>>To: chip at auguricorp.com, biturbos4 at audifans.com
>>Subject: RE: [BiturboS4] 10k service - OK
>>Date: Fri, 23 Aug 2002 19:26:25 -0400
>>><<I get better lubrication with the thicker oil.>>
>>>This is only true when the oil gets where it needs to be. The
>>>for easy flow characteristics is due to tight engine machining tolerances
>>>and small oil passageways that need significant flow to provide
>>>Our turbos have no bearings, they ride an a layer of oil. If your oil is
>>>too thick to get to the turbos IMMEDIATELY upon startup (with high cold
>>>viscosities, it will take time to ooze through tiny passageways), for
>>>instance, you will damage the turbos.
>>thanks man, i didn't think i was crazy. I know i'm not a physicist,
>>engineer, or rocket scientist, but i like to think my brain functions on
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