[Vwdiesel] 2 year old engine oil?

Derek weasel1 at sympatico.ca
Tue Jun 1 14:25:33 EDT 2004

I agree with Hagar.  Its what I do to my Mustang just before I store it for
the winter.  Cheap insurance ...

----- Original Message -----
From: "Shawn Wright" <swright at zuiko.sls.bc.ca>
To: <vwdiesel at vwfans.com>
Sent: Monday, May 31, 2004 8:13 PM
Subject: [Vwdiesel] 2 year old engine oil?

> I picked up a $59 engine stand in preparation for pulling the engine from
> old Jetta TD. The engine runs ok, but hasn't been driven for well over a
> and is close to two years since the last oil change. I plan on tearing
down the
> engine and doing a complete rebuild, but I won't probably won't get around
> it until the fall/winter. Is there any point in dumping the oil, and
putting in 4L of
> cheap diesel oil, then running it up to temp? I'm thinking this might help
> off any corrosion from the nasty oil that is in there... or should I not
> --
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