[s-cars] Texas tea...oil, that is...
t44tqtro at gmail.com
Thu Oct 27 08:41:53 EDT 2005
Do you know if that info was authored by Eliot Lim or someone else?
It's an interesting read- if the info is correct, then I'm surprised that
the M1 0W40 is such a marginal grade- it is one of the only grades that has
the VW certification. When I had the 1.8T, that was really the only oil we
used in the car and the engine was very clean internally.
Is the M1 SUV formula a 15W50 weight or 5W40? On Mobil's site, the Mobil 1
Truck&SUV formula is only listed in a 5W40 weight. Heck, if the spec is
better than the 10W30 and it's available in big jugs at Wal-Mart, I'm going
to buy some and run that in our cars. The only oil I see that meets the
specs mentioned in your post is the Extended Performance 15W50.
On 10/26/05, Nathan Belo <nathan at license2sell.com> wrote:
> I now run M1 Truck/SUV available in 5qt jugs at Wal-Mart for $20.84. Base
> oil is the same, but additive package is different from Delvac. Can't go
> wrong with either, because they have the same HTHS, but i think delvac has
> more detergent properties for diesels.. it's the best diesel oil money can
> buy. Here's a quote from an e-mail I sent to www.desmonorthwest.com<http://www.desmonorthwest.com>(Ducati) when someone was asking about the
> 1.8T A4 vs. Jetta explaining the oil topic.
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