[s-cars] Lifter Noise
pizzoman at yahoo.com
Sat Jan 25 08:53:50 EST 2003
Cody, et al:
I've been using 10-40 Amsoil with virtually no burn
this winter. Granted, car's not seeing as many fun
runs, but 10-40 seems to work on a motor with 112k and
beatings delivered daily.
--- Cody Payne <Cody.Payne at bconnected.com> wrote:
> Hey Joseph,
> My correction I actually was using 10W-30 Amsoil 1
> (flashing back to my neu-s4 dayz) Last oil change
> was about 3000 miles ago. Running Amsoil 20W-50 in
> the Summertime.
> Thx Joe
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Joseph Pizzimenti [mailto:pizzoman at yahoo.com]
> Sent: Friday, January 24, 2003 10:23 PM
> To: Cody Payne
> Cc: s-car-list at audifans.com
> Subject: Re: [s-cars] Lifter Noise
> Some burn's normal, but that 0-30's too thin for my
> blood. I blew a valve cover gasket out when using
> Of course, that was in the summertime, but 10-30
> amsoil's as thin as I go, 20-50 once it gets warm.
> BTW, I get little to no consumption with the 10-30.
> How many miles since your last change?
> With a turbo over 100k, I don't like to go too thin,
> but that's just me.
> --- Cody Payne <Cody.Payne at bconnected.com> wrote:
> > Gents,
> > In the last 48 hours it seems that I have
> > lifter noise. I checked my oil was a bit low (~1
> > qt) guess should have checked earlier..I guess.
> > Anyway oil pressure reading good and even after
> > topping her off full w/ Amsoil 0W-30 I still am
> > getting lifter noise.
> > Thoughts? Suggestions (Besides Should Have Checked
> > your Oil!), Experiences?
> > Thx
> > cp
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