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  1. B5 Garage
    Just changed the oil in my daughters 1.8 and everything went fine until I got home and poured the waste oil in an empty 5 qt contained and noticed there was only 3 qts. I added 4 qts of oil but only drained 3. I let the oil drain about 20 minutes and the engine was warm when it was draining...
  2. B5 Garage
    Hello everyone, i changed my oil today ( BP 7000 sport 5w40 ), and used the UFI 23.164.00 filter ( the same as Mann 940/25 but made by a italian company)I used 4 liters ( aprox. 3.63 qts ) and when i removed the dipstick the oil was above the max mark, i took all precautions, before flush i...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    ...or half gallon as I noticed while pouring it into a recycling container...what gives? :confused: I had run the engine to get the oil warm, given it plenty of time to cool then drop back to the pan, but then could only grab 2 qts worth by the extractor (with known acknowledgment that the oil...
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    saw this on SD. Synpower 5w-40 is a vw 502.00 approved oil. Rebate form can be requested at Valvoline Website (limit one per household, expires Sept 15th 2008) Then purchase the 5 qualifying quarts of Synpower motor oil from Autozone, they are running a 5qt + Bosch oil filter special for...
  5. B5 Garage
    OK new poster here so forgive me if this has been covered elsewere... I changed the oil in my '99 passat 1.9T and 3 quarts was all it took to top off, (yes I replaced the filter too). It should take 3.7 qts yes? I drained it while hot for a good 10 minutes, but after new filter, 3 qts of oil...
  6. Anything Auto
    Limit 2 deals per customer... per day ;) I'm gonna try to disguise myself as a different customer with my Groucho Marx glasses
  7. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    After 5,100 miles into my first synthetic oil's life, I've decided it's had its time. I figure a good 10% of it was actually old dino from the previous change, so... How much oil did I manage to suck out with my virgin MityVac? 2.75 L, or 2.9 qts, plus let's say 0.5 qt from the OE filter. I...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Mobil 1 0w-40, 10k service. huma
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