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Re: oil viscosity
- Subject: Re: oil viscosity
- From: "Wm. Josiah Erikson" <email@example.com>
- Date: Wed, 09 Sep 1998 20:38:34 -0400
That oil temp sounds normal to me, and it sounds like you're running the
correct oil viscosities, too... I live in New Hampshire, and do roughly the
same thing you do. I see the same oil temps as well, never had a problem with
'83 Scirocco (parts car)
'84 GTi (needs fuel pump)
'86 Scirocco 8v (broken frame)
'87 QSW (daily driver)
> What does anybody run for oil viscosity? I live in southern New
> England(hot summers, cold winters) and run 20W-50 in summer and
> 10W-40(always synthetic) in winter. My oil temp is usually around 100
> degress cel. and up to 120 in traffic. I have yet to have any problems
> but am concerned about the damage at start up I am doing especially with
> overhead cams. Was thinking about switching to Castrol Syntec 5W-50. Any
> Feenix..."Damn this car runs hot!"
> 88 16V Rocco
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