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Fuels & Lubricants Discussion all about Fuels & Lubricants. synthetic oil, conventional oil, brands, change intervals, diesel grades, gelling and such debated items like that. Non TDI related postings will be moved or removed. This forum is NOT for the discussion of biodiesel and other alternative fuels.

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Old October 11th, 2015, 08:34   #331
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Fuel Economy: Golf: 54/48/43.5 B4 Passat: 52/48.5/45 B5.5 Passat: 30 mpg mixed

Don't confuse the Castrol Edge you can buy at common parts stores with that having the 507 rating. I believe this can only be ordered on line or purchased at VW/Audi dealers.
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Why I recommend fuel additive.
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Old December 20th, 2015, 07:39   #332
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Fuel Economy: 2001 Golf (SOLD 11/15/15): 45 MPG avg mostly highway; JSW high 30's around town

It's always good to compare oil specs with the Lubrizol tool: https://www.lubrizol.com/apps/relperftool/pc.html
SOLD 11/15/15: 2001 Golf GLS 5-Speed Reflex Silver 391K
GOT 11/15/15: 2016 GSW S 1.8 TSI 5-speed Reflex Silver
2010 JSW DSG White Gold Metallic/Corn Silk 105K | Pano | Liqui Moly Top Tec 4200 as of 50K | Continental PureContact | built 11/09 (hers) HPFP disintegrated 12/14 - entire fuel system repaired by VWoA Jan 2015 at 93K miles
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Old January 2nd, 2016, 12:43   #333
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IF YOU CAN'T FIND THE OIL YOU NEED ? Just run it with 1940 motor oil. Then do a oil change with the right oil ok...asp

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