[Vwdiesel] Amsoil

TexasTDI texasvwdriver at hotmail.com
Sun Jul 20 22:15:54 EDT 2003

Amsoil does make a filter for the VW IDI.  Part number LF517.  But I
honestly don't trust aftermarket filters.  I only use OEM filters.

Chris Thornton
1991 VW Jetta 2 Door 1.6 Diesel - 238k miles
2000 VW Golf 1.9 TDI (turbo diesel) - 85k miles
Amsoil Synthetic Lubricants Dealer #1098500

----- Original Message -----
From: "Mary Beth and Chris Geiser" <geiser at execpc.com>
To: <vwdiesel at audifans.com>
Sent: Sunday, July 20, 2003 5:40 PM
Subject: RE: [Vwdiesel] Amsoil

> The Amsoil is rated appropriately - copied from the website:
> API Service CF, CF-2, CG-4, CH-4, CI-4, SH, SJ
> My question was about the extended drain interval... upon reading their
> website further, they recommend a filter change between oil changes -
> Chris, I think you mentioned that also.
> Now my follow up question - Amsoil of course recommends their filter,
> which I don't think they make for VW's.  I've always used Mann fiters.
> I remember this topic being beaten to death previously, but with an
> extended drain interval, the filter would seem to be a pretty important
> component... Anyone have info on filter proficiency?
> Thanks again,
> Chris

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