[Biturbos4] Synthetic oil - frequency of changes
rennis at bpcpa.com
Wed Dec 3 12:19:43 PST 2008
I use synthetic and change it every 5,000 miles. I don't track the car
and tend to go pretty easy on the car (usually), thus I feel 5,000 is an
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Sent: Wednesday, December 03, 2008 12:15 PM
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Subject: Re: [Biturbos4] Synthetic oil - frequency of changes
I use Mobil 1 and change it every 3000 miles. I admit... it's
but I view it as cheap insurance. My Corvette Z06 gets oil changed
before every track event (due to high oil temps), but my personal rules:
Forced induction engines (or super high revving engines), every 3000
Normally aspirated, every 5000 miles.
It works for me. One of the cars I work on is a 2001 or 2002 Passat
(V6, AWD... the Audi A6 driveline). It currently has a really strong
even after 235,000 miles.
On Wed, Dec 3, 2008 at 2:43 PM, Aurangzeb M. Agha <ama-list at mltp.com>
> Folks --
> I'm driving an '01 S4 in which I put in synthetic oil. I've been
> changing it ever 6K miles. I just wanted to hear back from folks:
> 1. Are you also using synthetic?
> 2. If so, how often do you change your oil?
> '01 Silver S4
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