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Old June 11th, 2009, 15:43   #9
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Originally Posted by LNXGUY
Parents are about to pick up a new '09 and was wondering what people thought about this. I've read a lot of people are not a fan of the 30 weight oil and would much rather run a 40 weight. Seeing that the MB 229.51 and VW507 specs are extremely similar, if not identical which one have you chosen?
Well your parents' car will still be under warranty, so go with the VW507.
But, that being said, this is what I put on my PD_BHW



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Originally Posted by SBAtdijette
Actually on the PD the originally recommended oil was a 5w40 only 5w30 in case you could not get the 5w40 variety. Then VAG stopped making as many 5w40 505.01's...???
True. However, Castrol 5W40 505.01 still availble in Europe
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