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IIRC, the owner's manual recommends a 5w40, though it says 5w30 will do in a pinch.
 

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Mobil 1 0w40. Has VW 502.00/505.00/503.01 specifications, while other weights do not.

Run it, it'll make your NB love you more. :D

-Des
 

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I run 10W-40 Castrol GTX (which is non-synthetic). Since we're keeping the car long term, it will be an interesting experiment. :)
 

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Porkchop said:
I run 10W-40 Castrol GTX (which is non-synthetic). Since we're keeping the car long term, it will be an interesting experiment. :)

that is also what i run in mine
 

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angelusnhc said:
that is also what i run in mine
We should band together and thumb our noses at factory recommended oil! Wooohoo!

I'm pleased with the 10W-40... it doesn't use any between 3000-3500 mile oil changes. I figure it is a little thicker on start up (the 10W part) BUT it is the correct weight once the oil has heated up (the 40 part). Since we're in a mild climate here in Georgia, how much different could this be vs. 5W-40 in Michigan? :)
 
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