Recent Topics
Humor: Walmart Product Review
by Apollo14
39 minutes 32 seconds ago
Mobil Delvac 5w-40 OK for 2009 Audi Q7 TDI?
by teedoff00
41 minutes 56 seconds ago
Honda S2000 Pennzoil Ultra 5,000 miles
by Bror Jace
52 minutes 5 seconds ago
Time for hot vs cold old to drain into pan
by Apollo14
Today at 09:19 PM
Noco Genius Boost - my video test - battery @ 9.9v
by 901Memphis
Today at 09:13 PM
Bought my first firearm today
by Nick R
Today at 09:01 PM
Built a few AR-15 A3's this weekend...
by 2010_FX4
Today at 08:57 PM
New Briggs oiling schedule
by Tom_T
Today at 08:52 PM
Thinking about a new 1.0L Ecoboost Fiesta
by Burt
Today at 08:44 PM
Viscosity Calculators don't work well below zero..
by Shannow
Today at 08:12 PM
Good Dealership Experience this time!
by Miller88
Today at 08:03 PM
Toyota 6000 truck - didn't know they existed.
by Shannow
Today at 07:48 PM
Newest Members
PhxAZ, Miramonte, Rotario, ignat, aahull
51695 Registered Users
Who's Online
81 registered (2010_FX4, 55Test, 123Saab, 13Tacoma, 14 invisible), 1197 Guests and 207 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
51695 Members
64 Forums
221212 Topics
3497526 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG

Topic Options
#1276477 - 11/06/08 11:57 PM 2005 Golf TDI PD Elf Solaris LLX 5w30 11,810 miles
milehighassassin Offline


Registered: 04/23/07
Posts: 92
Loc: Fort Collins & Vail, CO
This is the best one I have had yet. I do drive the car fast and under hard loads. Note that I do have an oil leak which caused 2 liters of replacement oil. This will be taken care of at 100k miles with the timing job. Oil was not changed, filter was.


Top
#1276502 - 11/07/08 12:54 AM Re: 2005 Golf TDI PD Elf Solaris LLX 5w30 11,810 miles [Re: milehighassassin]
crinkles Offline


Registered: 05/28/07
Posts: 5493
Loc: Australia
can;t see it...

Top
#1276689 - 11/07/08 10:03 AM Re: 2005 Golf TDI PD Elf Solaris LLX 5w30 11,810 m [Re: milehighassassin]
D-Roc Offline


Registered: 11/23/05
Posts: 1525
Loc: CFB Petawawa, Ontario
 Originally Posted By: milehighassassin
This is the best one I have had yet. I do drive the car fast and under hard loads. Note that I do have an oil leak which caused 2 liters of replacement oil. This will be taken care of at 100k miles with the timing job. Oil was not changed, filter was.



Everything looks great... \:\!
_________________________
"Close your eyes
Look deep in your soul
Step outside yourself
And let your mind go"

Top
#1276715 - 11/07/08 10:53 AM Re: 2005 Golf TDI PD Elf Solaris LLX 5w30 11,810 m [Re: D-Roc]
milehighassassin Offline


Registered: 04/23/07
Posts: 92
Loc: Fort Collins & Vail, CO
Not sure what happened to the photo I posted:
http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/YGdif6Ws9lLDZ9NDYES1Aw



Edited by milehighassassin (11/07/08 10:54 AM)

Top
#1276741 - 11/07/08 11:25 AM Re: 2005 Golf TDI PD Elf Solaris LLX 5w30 11,810 m [Re: milehighassassin]
D-Roc Offline


Registered: 11/23/05
Posts: 1525
Loc: CFB Petawawa, Ontario
Aluminum in this engine seems to wear a little higher than the norm...but I'm not sure what the "normal" amount of aluminum wear is for your engine. Other than that, looks good.
_________________________
"Close your eyes
Look deep in your soul
Step outside yourself
And let your mind go"

Top
#1277061 - 11/07/08 05:44 PM Re: 2005 Golf TDI PD Elf Solaris LLX 5w30 11,810 m [Re: D-Roc]
milehighassassin Offline


Registered: 04/23/07
Posts: 92
Loc: Fort Collins & Vail, CO
I've heard that the VOA of this oil has had 3 PPM of aluminum.


#1 on that UOA is a 25 mile run to see what I carried over. Before that oil I had an EGR that was stuck open, so I had some major wear issues. I seemed to have got that under control. I finally blocked it off.

Top
#1277620 - 11/08/08 01:03 PM Re: 2005 Golf TDI PD Elf Solaris LLX 5w30 11,810 m [Re: milehighassassin]
D-Roc Offline


Registered: 11/23/05
Posts: 1525
Loc: CFB Petawawa, Ontario
At any rate, the Al is not high enough for concern...good uoa.
_________________________
"Close your eyes
Look deep in your soul
Step outside yourself
And let your mind go"

Top