[BiturboS4] And the Great Oil Debate continues...
Walter J Green Jr
vr6pilot at hotmail.com
Mon Aug 26 12:29:29 EDT 2002
i know a VR-sixer friend of mine who had to replace all his lifters cause he
was using 15w50, all year long, and lives in connecticut.
you won't catch me with that stuff in my cars. my lawn mower maybe. maybe.
>From: john sonty <erhti at yahoo.com>
>To: biturbos4 at audifans.com
>Subject: Re: [BiturboS4] And the Great Oil Debate continues...
>Date: Mon, 26 Aug 2002 07:50:35 -0700 (PDT)
>Just switched to M-1 0w40 from Amsoil 0w30 and my oil temps are
>~5-10F lower. However, according to Istook Motorsports some
>Cosworth engineers (on AW), 15w50 is the choice above 45F.
>It is written.*
>*TM Walter Green... shanker!
>--- Matt twentyV <matt_20v at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > > I just had my 10k service done. Everything checked
> > > out and Audi was nice, but
> > > I was bummed to see that they forgot to use my Mobil
> > > 1 5W-30 synthetic oil
> > > that I provided. Instead, they used Mobile 10W-30
> > > that they use on all their
> > > cars. I think I will drain and put in my oil just to
> > > be anal. But before I
> > > do, should I get 0W-30 instead? I saw that a few of
> > > you use that. Which brand
> > > and where's the best place to get it
> > I use Mobil-1 15W50 (red cap) in all my vehicles
> > including the S4, mostly from habit. I know that
> > Audi specifies lighter oil for the S4, but I suspect
> > that is to try to increase gas mileage. My '91cq
> > has 160k miles on it now, most of it with the 15W50.
> > I did try 5W30 on that car when it had 120k, and it
> > leaked oil badly and burned up a quart every 1000mi.
> > With 15W50, it is more like 1qt. every 4000mi, which
> > has been consistent since I got the car in '92.
> > Synthetic oil is pretty robust, I think either weight
> > would be fine, though track days at 100F might
> > justify the heavier wieght. I'd shy away from
> > anything 0W-x for anything south of the arctic circle,
> > but just my opinion.
> > =====
> > Matt Rooke
> > '91cq- modified, still slow
> > '00S4- stock, very fast
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