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#2464093 - 12/15/11 11:57 PM An oil that meets VW gasoline and diesel specs?
Flying_A Offline


Registered: 10/14/11
Posts: 176
Loc: San Francisco, CA
Hey guys,
After much research, it seems there is only a two oil alternative but is there an oil on the market that meets both the VW gasoline engine specs 503/505 and VW diesel 505.01, 504/507?
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#2464110 - 12/16/11 12:48 AM Re: An oil that meets VW gasoline and diesel specs? [Re: Flying_A]
JHZR2 Offline



Registered: 12/14/02
Posts: 32578
Loc: New Jersey
Doesnt M1 ESP 5w-30 meet the latest VW gas and diesel specs? The latest ones supercede earlier ones.

Beware of running low SAPS in ga$$ers though.

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#2464184 - 12/16/11 06:43 AM Re: An oil that meets VW gasoline and diesel specs? [Re: Flying_A]
BMWTurboDzl Offline


Registered: 04/15/10
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Loc: Atlanta,GA
Plus the M1 meets ACEA A5 with a HTHS over 3.5!
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#2464230 - 12/16/11 08:03 AM Re: An oil that meets VW gasoline and diesel specs? [Re: Flying_A]
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Registered: 08/22/04
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I use Amsoil Euro oil in my 02 VW Diesel - it meets the specs for that year.
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#2464234 - 12/16/11 08:10 AM Re: An oil that meets VW gasoline and diesel specs? [Re: BMWTurboDzl]
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Originally Posted By: BMWTurboDzl
Plus the M1 meets ACEA A5 with a HTHS over 3.5!

Just to be clear, it meets engine test requirement stipulated in ACEA A5, but it doesn't actually meet the whole ACEA A5.
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#2464251 - 12/16/11 08:38 AM Re: An oil that meets VW gasoline and diesel specs? [Re: Quattro Pete]
BMWTurboDzl Offline


Registered: 04/15/10
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Loc: Atlanta,GA
Originally Posted By: Quattro Pete
Originally Posted By: BMWTurboDzl
Plus the M1 meets ACEA A5 with a HTHS over 3.5!

Just to be clear, it meets engine test requirement stipulated in ACEA A5, but it doesn't actually meet the whole ACEA A5.
True and I think it's impressive. I ran this oil during a summer and I had ~2 mpgs better mileage over the Castrol SLX OE of the same weight. If the M1 was as cheap as the SLX I'd use it every time.
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#2464433 - 12/16/11 11:42 AM Re: An oil that meets VW gasoline and diesel specs? [Re: Flying_A]
UG_Passat Offline


Registered: 05/27/08
Posts: 963
Loc: NJ
Originally Posted By: Flying_A
Hey guys,
After much research, it seems there is only a two oil alternative but is there an oil on the market that meets both the VW gasoline engine specs 503/505 and VW diesel 505.01, 504/507?


gas specs:
502
503
504

diesel specs:
505
506
507

usually, you'll find something that meets 502.00/503.01/505.00/505.01 or 504/507

which one are you looking for?

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#2464469 - 12/16/11 12:27 PM Re: An oil that meets VW gasoline and diesel specs? [Re: UG_Passat]
Flying_A Offline


Registered: 10/14/11
Posts: 176
Loc: San Francisco, CA
Originally Posted By: UG_Passat
Originally Posted By: Flying_A
Hey guys,
After much research, it seems there is only a two oil alternative but is there an oil on the market that meets both the VW gasoline engine specs 503/505 and VW diesel 505.01, 504/507?


gas specs:
502
503
504

diesel specs:
505
506
507

usually, you'll find something that meets 502.00/503.01/505.00/505.01 or 504/507

which one are you looking for?


I see... Just something that more or less meets both the gas and diesel specs for 2009 and older vehicles. To clarify, I assume the 504 and 507 are the latest and greatest specs from VW?


Edited by Flying_A (12/16/11 12:27 PM)
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#2464497 - 12/16/11 12:47 PM Re: An oil that meets VW gasoline and diesel specs? [Re: Flying_A]
Flying_A Offline


Registered: 10/14/11
Posts: 176
Loc: San Francisco, CA
Never mind, I think I have it figured out now upon more research. Thanks guys!


Edited by Flying_A (12/16/11 12:54 PM)
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#2465309 - 12/17/11 09:49 AM Re: An oil that meets VW gasoline and diesel specs? [Re: Flying_A]
pavelow Offline


Registered: 11/24/09
Posts: 558
Loc: Cocoa Beach, FL
Shell Rotella T6 5W40 possibly?
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#2465515 - 12/17/11 01:35 PM Re: An oil that meets VW gasoline and diesel specs? [Re: pavelow]
Flying_A Offline


Registered: 10/14/11
Posts: 176
Loc: San Francisco, CA
Originally Posted By: pavelow
Shell Rotella T6 5W40 possibly?


I'm sure it would perform admirably in most applications but not approved by VW for any of the above specs.
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#2466459 - 12/18/11 04:25 PM Re: An oil that meets VW gasoline and diesel specs? [Re: Flying_A]
UG_Passat Offline


Registered: 05/27/08
Posts: 963
Loc: NJ
Originally Posted By: Flying_A
Originally Posted By: UG_Passat
Originally Posted By: Flying_A
Hey guys,
After much research, it seems there is only a two oil alternative but is there an oil on the market that meets both the VW gasoline engine specs 503/505 and VW diesel 505.01, 504/507?


gas specs:
502
503
504

diesel specs:
505
506
507

usually, you'll find something that meets 502.00/503.01/505.00/505.01 or 504/507

which one are you looking for?


I see... Just something that more or less meets both the gas and diesel specs for 2009 and older vehicles. To clarify, I assume the 504 and 507 are the latest and greatest specs from VW?


09 or older means you want 504/507 which you can buy mobil 1 ESP 5w30 in stores

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#2488994 - 01/10/12 12:41 PM Re: An oil that meets VW gasoline and diesel specs? [Re: Flying_A]
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Registered: 03/28/09
Posts: 1350
Loc: South
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#2489052 - 01/10/12 01:56 PM Re: An oil that meets VW gasoline and diesel specs? [Re: UG_Passat]
UG_Passat Offline


Registered: 05/27/08
Posts: 963
Loc: NJ
Originally Posted By: UG_Passat
Originally Posted By: Flying_A
Originally Posted By: UG_Passat
Originally Posted By: Flying_A
Hey guys,
After much research, it seems there is only a two oil alternative but is there an oil on the market that meets both the VW gasoline engine specs 503/505 and VW diesel 505.01, 504/507?


gas specs:
502
503
504

diesel specs:
505
506
507

usually, you'll find something that meets 502.00/503.01/505.00/505.01 or 504/507

which one are you looking for?


I see... Just something that more or less meets both the gas and diesel specs for 2009 and older vehicles. To clarify, I assume the 504 and 507 are the latest and greatest specs from VW?


09 or older means you want 504/507 which you can buy mobil 1 ESP 5w30 in stores


Noticed a typo finally... it should be 09 or newer => 504/507

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