[Vwdiesel] Oil Viscosities for each temperature range

Harmon Seaver hseaver at cybershamanix.com
Fri Feb 14 17:43:03 EST 2003

On Fri, Feb 14, 2003 at 05:26:20PM -0600, TexasTDI wrote:
> Taken from the Bentley Manual:
> 15w-40 / 15w-50 / 20w-40 / 20w-50
> 5F(-15C) to 104F(40C)
> 10w-30 / 10w-40
> 0F(-18C) to 60F(16C)
> 5w-30 / 5w-40
> -30F(-34C) to 60F(16C)
> 5w-50 / 10w-50 / 10w-60
> -25F(-32C) to 95F(35C)

    But those aren't synoils either. Which is a whole different ballgame
really. 15w50 synoil cranks over at -10 better than 5w-30 dino-oil ever could.
Can't imagine why somebody from Texas would even bother to argue with people in
the artic about what oil to use in Winter. Spend a few Winters in Canada or
north MN with no garage or anywhere to plug a block heater in and see what
works, eh?

Harmon Seaver

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