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  1. ATQ (6cyl only) replies: Full Synthetic Oil w/grade; Conventional?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    With the clear majority of "oil type posts relating to 1.8T SLUDGE Issues", for those of us who have a 6cyl ATQ engine either stick or TIP, or even 8 cyl W8's I've read only a few posts which have indicated that even NOT using a VW 502 approved oil is OK as long as one is "Not a Hard Driver"...