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#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.


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#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: 5482
Loc: Australia
can;t see it...

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#1276689 - 11/07/08 10:03 AM Re: 2005 Golf TDI PD Elf Solaris LLX 5w30 11,810 m [Re: milehighassassin]
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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... \:\!
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#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)

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#1276741 - 11/07/08 11:25 AM Re: 2005 Golf TDI PD Elf Solaris LLX 5w30 11,810 m [Re: milehighassassin]
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Registered: 11/23/05
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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.
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#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.

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#1277620 - 11/08/08 01:03 PM Re: 2005 Golf TDI PD Elf Solaris LLX 5w30 11,810 m [Re: milehighassassin]
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Registered: 11/23/05
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Loc: CFB Petawawa, Ontario
At any rate, the Al is not high enough for concern...good uoa.
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