[Biturbos4] Synth Oil in the 2.7t

Igor Kessel kbattpo at verizon.net
Mon Mar 22 17:24:10 EST 2004

John Koenig wrote:

> For what it's worth, these oil ratings are not necessarily about actual
> viscosity.  The difference between a 0W30 and a 0W40 is in the oil's
> lubricating characteristics at higher temperatures, but this may result from
> other factors -- a different additive package, for example.  Just thought
> I'd throw that into the conversation.
> John

I heard from my chemist friends that it was best to use as narrow the 
cold/hot viscosity band as possible. Allegedly the band is increased by 
adding long molecular additives. My friends were uniformal in their 
opinion that the less of that stuff we have in the oil the better off we 
are. FWIW.

Igor Kessel
two turbo quattros in the stable,
the third one is in the works

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