90,000 miles -Synthetic Oil?
desmo888 at comcast.net
Wed Jan 29 19:05:45 EST 2003
You've opened a can of worms here...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kevin Clinton" <ksg2000 at AudiFan.com>
To: <quattro at audifans.com>
Sent: Wednesday, January 29, 2003 12:40 PM
Subject: 90,000 miles -Synthetic Oil?
I've got an 89 200 TQ with about 90,000 miles on it. Car as been pampered
and is in great shape. Ive always used standard oil - played around with
the weight to get the lifters to quiet down but thats about it. Friend says
I should switch to Mobil 1 - higher mileage formula.
Obviously I don't put allot of miles on this car each year. I currently end
up changing the oil more because of time passage than mileage. I recall
reading something that says switching to synthetic may be a bad idea for
Query - is this a good idea? Would not mind putting in a product that
allows me to go along time without changing oil. What impact will this
stuff have on lifter noise - will I finally be able to throw out the Magic
Mystery Oil? Does my car have too many miles on it to safely switch?
Thanks for the advice
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