I am selling a new Colt Stage 2 cam for the ALH. Bought it April of 2014 from TDI Racing (Oliver) with plans of putting it in my Jetta to compare with the Franko6 stage 2 cam that's in there. I never did. And now with the GTI I don't drive the Jetta much anymore.
Asking what I paid for it, $350...
The Petroleum Quality Institute of America (PQIA) finally tested a 5w40. Happened to be Rotella T6 5w40. I can't say I'm impressed with the NOACK values for the three Rotella products tested.
All HDEO results to date...
I learned a bit from these videos.
Ford/Motorcraft - Why Diesel Cetane Booster Matters for Diesel Engines
Lubrizol - Why Diesel Cetane Booster Matters for Diesel Engines
Just a PSA for those who are using this oil.
From the Mobil website:
Discontinued - Mobil 1 ESP Formula M 5W-40 is being replaced by Mobil 1™ ESP X1 0W-30.
I posted this in my CJ-4 thread, but it'll probably do more good in its own thread.
The latest formulation of Redline 5w40 no longer satisfies CJ-4 requirements [per the spec list and Dave at Redline]. Their 15w40 is the only CJ-4 offering remaining.
The 'old' 5w40 [former CJ-4 rated] is now a...
For a while I was confused about the different oil base stocks. These helped me understand... kind of.
Just a PSA for those new to TDIs, VWs or European cars.
On a cold morning a few days ago, I decided to check my coolant and oil levels before heading out for the day. Was about about 20F ambient.
Coolant showed a tad under full. It was full a few days ago when I checked it in the evening. Slow...
Seems Redline had a reformulation in conjunction with the release of two new oils: Euro 5w30 and Euro 5w40.
Seems like everyone is going to xw30s...
My Jetta TDI, Gretta, is quite the hussy. She's been serviced in 9 states!
IL - O'Brien Automotive (dealer where she was purchased)
WI - JasonTDI
MO - Oilhammer
OH - Growler
KY - Paramedick
TN - MF Auto
NC - Turbinewhine
IN - local shop for tire repair
FL - Krout
OH - Whitbread
Who else has a...
Normally I would post these in two separate threads, but I see consolidated threads are requested.
Schaeffer Supreme 9000 5w40 engine oil
Joe Gibbs break-in oil
Schaeffer Supreme 9000 5w40, 9 quarts, asking $60 (plus shipping, see note at bottom)...