Recent Topics
MOTOR OIL “WEAR PROTECTION” RANKING LIST
by skip029
04/17/14 02:16 AM
Remove spark plugs for timing belt
by Darwin1138
04/16/14 11:18 PM
Motorcraft FL-910S cut open - Kohler 25hp engine
by jeepman3071
04/16/14 10:43 PM
Laser eye surgery
by fisher83
04/16/14 10:41 PM
anxiety in public places
by motor_oil_madman
04/16/14 10:10 PM
2 questions: Napa Synthetic and BMW X5
by DirkDiggler
04/16/14 09:35 PM
Splash De-Bug Windshield Washer Fluid?
by dubie2003
04/16/14 09:15 PM
'06 Toyota Highlander Base 2.4 2wd
by dblshock
04/16/14 08:56 PM
Trouble booting off of a USB/DVD
by ClutchDisc
04/16/14 08:39 PM
19 year old arrested due to using Heartbleed
by OVERKILL
04/16/14 08:36 PM
Capacity variation
by Sonataman
04/16/14 08:28 PM
GDI Turbo SUV driving style, make a difference?
by wemay
04/16/14 08:04 PM
Newest Members
navynuke, AndrewX, UncleLee, dwreefs, turbomond
49598 Registered Users
Who's Online
21 registered (asand1, Black_Thunder, HappyLittlePony, G-MAN, edhackett, 1 invisible), 707 Guests and 230 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
49598 Members
64 Forums
211984 Topics
3322367 Posts

Max Online: 2551 @ 04/05/14 01:28 PM
Donate to BITOG

Topic Options
#3190921 - 11/18/13 10:32 AM Pennzoil Ultra Euro L . Is it VW 507 or not?
PaJohn Offline


Registered: 05/05/03
Posts: 175
Loc: Reading, PA
See link to data sheet for this oil. Looking to use this in my 2012 VW Touareg TDI.

http://www.epc.shell.com/Docs/GPCDOC_X_cbe_24855_key_140007054903_20120227110_5.pdf

Notice in the 2nd paragraph it says:

Also suitable for turbo-charged and inter-cooled direct injection high performance diesel engines fitted with
'blow-by' recirculation and exhaust gas recirculation without particulate filters

It also states that it is VW 507 approved. How can this be?

Top
#3190930 - 11/18/13 10:39 AM Re: Pennzoil Ultra Euro L . Is it VW 507 or not? [Re: PaJohn]
shDK Offline


Registered: 04/03/13
Posts: 447
Loc: Denmark
it can not be a 507.00 if it can not be used with DPF

Top
#3190937 - 11/18/13 10:43 AM Re: Pennzoil Ultra Euro L . Is it VW 507 or not? [Re: PaJohn]
Quattro Pete Offline


Registered: 10/30/02
Posts: 23518
Loc: Illinoistan
Originally Posted By: PaJohn

Notice in the 2nd paragraph it says:

Also suitable for turbo-charged and inter-cooled direct injection high performance diesel engines fitted with
'blow-by' recirculation and exhaust gas recirculation without particulate filters

It also states that it is VW 507 approved. How can this be?

It's a low SAPS oil. In Europe, low SAPS oils can also be used in gasoline cars (so no DPF.)

_________________________
'02 530i (PU 5W-40)
'08 C300 4Matic (M1 0W-40)
'13 F700 GS (Spectro 15W-50)

Top
#3190949 - 11/18/13 11:14 AM Re: Pennzoil Ultra Euro L . Is it VW 507 or not? [Re: Quattro Pete]
PaJohn Offline


Registered: 05/05/03
Posts: 175
Loc: Reading, PA
Si I can use it in my Touareg TDI?

Top
#3190960 - 11/18/13 11:37 AM Re: Pennzoil Ultra Euro L . Is it VW 507 or not? [Re: PaJohn]
Quattro Pete Offline


Registered: 10/30/02
Posts: 23518
Loc: Illinoistan
Originally Posted By: PaJohn
Si I can use it in my Touareg TDI?

If it meets the spec that your Tourage calls for, I don't see why not.
_________________________
'02 530i (PU 5W-40)
'08 C300 4Matic (M1 0W-40)
'13 F700 GS (Spectro 15W-50)

Top
#3190973 - 11/18/13 12:02 PM Re: Pennzoil Ultra Euro L . Is it VW 507 or not? [Re: PaJohn]
Quattro Pete Offline


Registered: 10/30/02
Posts: 23518
Loc: Illinoistan
By the way, M1 ESP 5w-30 is marketed very similarly:
http://www.mobil.com/USA-English/Lubes/PDS/GLXXENPVLMOMobil_1_ESP_Formula_5W-30.aspx

So there is nothing strange in how SOPUS markets Ultra Euro L. The problem is finding this stuff. I think only Amazon carries it.


_________________________
'02 530i (PU 5W-40)
'08 C300 4Matic (M1 0W-40)
'13 F700 GS (Spectro 15W-50)

Top
#3190978 - 11/18/13 12:11 PM Re: Pennzoil Ultra Euro L . Is it VW 507 or not? [Re: PaJohn]
Boomer Offline


Registered: 09/19/08
Posts: 1584
Loc: Pennsylvania
PaJohn, looks like you are still under warranty on that VW like I am on my Passat TDI. Why not just use the VW-recommended oil, the Castrol LL03 which is what most of the dealers use? Do you still have free maintenance?
_________________________
2003 Saturn L 300 113,600 miles
2007 Frontier V-6 53,000 miles
2013 VW Passat TDI SE,12,400miles


Top
#3191068 - 11/18/13 02:07 PM Re: Pennzoil Ultra Euro L . Is it VW 507 or not? [Re: Boomer]
PaJohn Offline


Registered: 05/05/03
Posts: 175
Loc: Reading, PA
Nope, past 36k miles. Just felt like trying something new. Don't always drink the same beer either grin

Top
#3191930 - 11/19/13 01:16 PM Re: Pennzoil Ultra Euro L . Is it VW 507 or not? [Re: Quattro Pete]
BMWTurboDzl Offline


Registered: 04/15/10
Posts: 1072
Loc: Atlanta,GA
Originally Posted By: Quattro Pete
Originally Posted By: PaJohn

Notice in the 2nd paragraph it says:

Also suitable for turbo-charged and inter-cooled direct injection high performance diesel engines fitted with
'blow-by' recirculation and exhaust gas recirculation without particulate filters

It also states that it is VW 507 approved. How can this be?



It's a low SAPS oil. In Europe, low SAPS oils can also be used in gasoline cars (so no DPF.)



^This. And all diesels without DPF. It's fine. The "Also suitable" comment just expands the pool of engines which can use this oil.


Edited by BMWTurboDzl (11/19/13 01:17 PM)
_________________________
'10 335d (Castrol Edge 5w-30, LL04)

Top
#3205272 - 12/03/13 05:37 PM Re: Pennzoil Ultra Euro L . Is it VW 507 or not? [Re: PaJohn]
Philth Offline


Registered: 10/20/06
Posts: 102
Loc: Scott AFB, IL
Yes, it is VW 507 approved oil.
_________________________
2012 Hyundai Genesis Sedan 3.8L GDI V-6
2012 Volkswagen Jetta TDI w/DSG

Top