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another oil thread..

Discussion in 'Leon Mk1 (2000-2006)' started by flashbsd, Nov 20, 2005.

  1. flashbsd

    flashbsd Guest

    although they are the same, i have a Mk3 Beezer 1.8T, and i've not got a good answer on which oil to use, so far ive collected recommendations for 5w40, 0w30, 15w40, 10w40.

    I mean there is a difference between 15w40 and 10w40, generally the car has 30k on it, just wandering what leon cupra/r owners use/recommend me to use, local stealer said 10w40 yet ive spotted this post about 1.8T passat lumps:


    Ok not up to date, but interesting reading....

    If not ill go for some professional advice and pop into the audi stealer in the week. ref the TT
  2. cupra fan

    cupra fan Full Member

    Nov 30, 2001
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    Shell ultra 5w-40 fully synthetic (DON'T GO- 0W FAR TO THIN, BYPASSES TURBO SEALS ACCORDING TO TURBO SPECIALISTS- if you believe them!) stick with the manufacters viscositys etc, what ever you use! (if it helps, read so many articles in a month about oils, my brain fried with conflicting info) shell 5-40 for me, seems the safe route of meeting all the criterias
  3. ibizacupra

    ibizacupra Jack-RIP my little Friend
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    Jul 25, 2001
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    I run on Motul 15W50 Competition in mine.
    Seems perfect to me.. 100% sheer stable oil, which on a turbo car is very important.
  4. flashbsd

    flashbsd Guest

    cheers guys, i'm always a bit weary of the OE recommended oils to be honest :)

    bill, any idea on cost/where to buy motul 15w50? :)

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