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  1. Super-S Fully Synthetic?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello everyone, I just got a good deal on some oil for my 2001 v6 Passat. This guy is selling me some Super-S fully synthetic motor oil 5w-40. The guy says he is a professional in oil and that the quality/performance of the Super-S oil is just as good as Castrol or Mobil 1. Just wondering if I...
  2. O'Reilly Auto Parts Full Synthetic oil?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Allot of debate on motor oils and whos the best. Part stores ect usually carry "house" brands that are actually made by a major manufacturer just in a different package, does anyone know who makes O'Rielly Auto Parts Full Synthetic and is it any good? (01 2.8) The counter guy told me it was...
  3. 0W-40 Synthetic Oil

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I am in Central Valley California. I recently used this Oil (mobil 0W-40 Synthetic). Should I continue with this or do a slightly thicker Synthetic such as 5W-40 or 5W-30? Thanks
  4. Is 5W-30 Castrol Edge Synthetic OK for 1.8T, 1998 Passat?!!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello All, I have 1998, 1.8T AEB. I went to O'Reilly to get some synthetic oil for the oil change. They did not have 5W-40 Passat recommended. So, I got 5W-30 Castrol Edge Synthetic. Do you think it is ok to use 5W-30 grade oil, rather than 5W-40? What grades can be used to substitute 5W-40...
  5. Changing from Part Synthetic to Full Synthetic?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hello All, 1998, 1.8T, 225.000, Triptronic. I bought my car around 197.000. I have been using Castrol 10w-40 Part Synthetic oil along with Mann 940-25 filter. Do you think I could switch to full synthetic? There is no apperent oil leak on engine, no smoke coming from exhaust so far. However, I...
  6. Oil Change, is full synthetic ok?

    B5 Garage
    Im about to change the oil for the first time on the 99 Passat I just bought. I have a full folder full of VW service order receipts, the previous owner had regular scheduled service using 10W30 Syntecblend. I'd like to change over to full Synthetic 10W30 if thats ok. But I find the more info I...
  7. Mobil 1 Synthetic 5w-40 for Diesel/Truck?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ive been using Shell Rotella 5w-40, but just switched to Mobil 1 Synthetic 5w-40 for Diesel/Truck. I know its prob. not under the VW 502 required oils or whatever, which isnt a big deal. But is it ok? I mean as long as its 5w-40 synthetic right?
  8. Synthetic oil changeover

    B5 Garage
    I almost have my mother in law's passat fixed up and running smoothly... it is a 2001.5 1.8 awm with 131k on it... i am going to change it from conventional oil to full synthetic and i would like to know if i need to do anything special when taking the conventional oil out? should i change the...
  9. what synthetic oil do I use in my 01 6cyc B5

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Don't know what wight to get? I used Moble 1 last time but can't remember what wight I used...:banghead: Any suggestions :wrench:
  10. super S universal synthetic atf

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    anyone have any experience with this stuff? today my salesman tried selling me on super S (smitty's) universal synthetic atf. ive never been a fan of any universal atf, since different manufacturers have different designs and require different properties to get what they want done, but this is...
  11. Synthetic or regual oil (for 2002 Passat GLS 1.8T)?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Sorry to ask a silly question. I should use synthetic oil or regular oil for 2002 Passat GLS 1.8T? Thanks.
  12. just noniced Mobil1 5W-30 Synthetic Motor Oil (1 Gallon) 27.99

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Just got a Google alert, in case anyone is due for an oil change.|GRP2046___
  13. should I switch to synthetic at 118k on my v6?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've been using standard oil in my 2001.5 v6 since I bought the car new. The dealer has always changed the oil up until 100k at which point, I started changing the oil myself (after warranty expired). They used valvoline 5-30 so I stuck with 5w-30 for all of my oil changes. Two months ago, I...
  14. mixing conventional and synthetic oil????

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've always thought they weren't supposed to be mixed, but I did some reading online and there seems to be a lot of different opinions about it. What do you guys think? Reason I ask is because I had to put 3 quarts of oil in my v-6 (long story) and I didn't realize that the last time I had the...
  15. Mobil1 Synthetic Oil - 2 Gallons - for about $30 - Advance Auto Parts

    B5 Garage Sample Buy: Advance Auto Parts has Mobil1 Synthetic Motor Oil, 2 gallons + Purolator PureONE Oil Filter for $30.47 when you follow the instructions below. Select in-store pick up to save on shipping, otherwise it's $8.66 1. Add Mobil1 Oil...
  16. Mobil1 Synthetic special - 2Gallons + filter for $30

    Anything Auto Advance Auto Parts has Mobil1 Synthetic Motor Oil, 2 gallons + Purolator PureONE Oil Filter for $30.47 when you follow the instructions below. Select in-store pick up to save on shipping...
  17. Confused about mileage on Synthetic oil

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I thought it was 5k miles I can have on each change, the guy told me that it's 3k. Any input? I put 5w30 mobile1 in a 03 v6.
  18. Literally, the best deal on synthetic oil you will EVER see!!!

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Thought you should all know about this: Valvoline Synthetic Motor Oil $0.62/qt AR + tax (2 gallons for $4.98) slight YMMV Valvoline SynPower Full Synthetic Motor Oil - 2 gallons ($14.99x2-$25Rebate) for $4.98 AR + tax/postage at Checkers/Kragen/O'Reilly That comes to 62 cents per quart! (Before...
  19. what synthetic do you use

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    agip 5/40 here
  20. Napa synthetic oil good for Passats? (deals inside)

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I use synthetic in my '98 V6. Is it safe changing over to napa synthetic oil? This is why... Awesome deal... $15 for 5 quarts and filter. Here's another (less impressive) deal: New Autozone DIY oil change deals (good...