Fw: [Vwdiesel] Amsoil

TexasTDI TexasVWdriver at hotmail.com
Wed Jul 23 15:12:05 EDT 2003

Here's an interesting way to decide when you should change your oil.


I personally like Theory 5: The Kublin Method.  For a diesel, substitute
torque for hp.

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

----- Original Message -----
From: "Nate Wall" <natewall1 at yahoo.com>
To: "Dana Morphew" <kadm at pugetsound.net>; <vwdiesel at vwfans.com>
Sent: Wednesday, July 23, 2003 7:23 AM
Subject: Re: Fw: [Vwdiesel] Amsoil

> Hey, if you listen to the Jiffy Lube folks, they say
> that the additives/oil wears out (begins to) after
> three months. If mileage is low, they say its
> indicative of short trips (usually???). Marketing
> hype, I think.
> I had a novel idea for oil change intervals: Base it
> on fuel consumption. Summer highway driving change
> intervals should be the longest, and fuel economy is
> greatest here. Winter driving fuel economy is less,
> and stop and go driving (severe use), well, we all
> know about the mileage you get w/ that. What do you
> all think?
> --Nate

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