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#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?

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#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: 609
Loc: Denmark
it can not be a 507.00 if it can not be used with DPF

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#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: 29244
Loc: Great Lakes
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.)

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#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?

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#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
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Loc: Great Lakes
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.
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#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: 29244
Loc: Great Lakes
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.


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#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: 1757
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?
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#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

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#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: 1666
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)
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#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: Henderson, NV
Yes, it is VW 507 approved oil.
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