[Vwdiesel] Re: [Audi-VW-Diesels] Rotella Synthetic oil, cheaper now!

Chance Vought cvaf4u at rhinocat.com
Sun Jul 7 00:10:07 EDT 2002

Just informing you that there has been alot of discussion about the
"Synthetic Rotella" at Walmart.  Just plug the word rotella into
Fred's forums.  You'll see the discussion on this "Synthetic" oil,
the discussions are different than the dino Rotella.  Fred's forum
also indicates for some reason Shell is only distributing this new
oil at Walmarts.

85 VW Golf 1.6 NA

On Sun, 7 Jul 2002 01:52:24 -0400, Karl M wrote:
>Oh, but it most certainly is a true synthetic. It's just recently
>introduced, Rotella as mentioned in your findings is most likely the
>dino oil that's been around for ages. My findings rate this new
>oil on par with Delvac 1. If it wasn't, I would be replacing turbos
>week with the abuse mine sees.
>Karl Mullendore
>Westy Ventures
>1987 Westfalia Syncro 1.9TD
>----- Original Message -----
>I went over to Fred's TDI forums and plugged in "Rotella".  It looks
>like this stuff is not a true synthetic but a Group III oil.  While
>the Wally World special at $12.83 may be good for a diesel, it's
>85 VW Golf 1.6 NA
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