[BiturboS4] Question re: 0W30 vs 5W50, both synthetic
michael at isuzu-mods.com
Thu Jan 9 08:42:31 EST 2003
actually, you use heavier oil in the summer not winter. in winter you
need ligher oil for cold starts. I've never heard of anyone using 5w50
weight in winter! Unless you live where it's warm like california
Walter J Green Jr wrote:
> it's ok, as in just ok.
> as soon as warm weather comes around, I'd dump it in favor of some
> 0w30 or
> 0w40 (mobil 1 synthetic, of course).
> '01 S4
>> From: "James Coraci" <jgc at norpak.net>
>> To: <biturbos4 at audifans.com>
>> Subject: [BiturboS4] Question re: 0W30 vs 5W50, both synthetic
>> Date: Thu, 9 Jan 2003 10:07:27 -0500
>> Hello all,
>> This week, dropped my 2002 S4 off for an oil change, asking for Castrol
>> Syn 0W30. Picked it up and the guy informed me they used Castol Syn 5W50
>> because "that is the winter equivalent."
>> Any thoughts as to the validity of this statement?
>> Any links to seasonal oil choices?
>> - Jim
>> email: jgc at norpak.net
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