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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 May 24th, 2006, 21:24   #1
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Default *NEW* VAG Approval Letters: ELF DID 50200/505.01 & ELF CRV 50300/50601

14MAR06 VW Approval Letter for ELF Excellium DID 5w-40 50200-50500-50501



and for anyone concerned 506.01 would be discontinued, here's a belated Valentine's Day present for you:

14FEB06 VW Approval Letter for Elf Evolution CRV 0w-30 503.00-506.00-506.01

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Old May 25th, 2006, 06:00   #2
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SUNRG... is the Excellium DID actually a newly formulated Elf oil, or just a new certification (502.00) for the existing secret recipe?
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For those of us who can't read german, what does it say exactly?
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Old May 25th, 2006, 08:01   #4
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In a nut shell, VW AG is adding those oils to its list of approved oil for both the consumer and dealerships to use.

They are listing which of their specs each of the two oils meet.

I think the rest is pretty much understood.

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