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#586529 - 10/26/03 10:07 PM Delvac-1 5w-40 VW 1.9L 9981 miles
hannaco Offline


Registered: 03/10/03
Posts: 247
Loc: Peoples Republic of Cali Coast...
Delvac-1 5w-40
Cat SOS Lab
Miles on oil: 9981
Miles on motor: 59966


Vis @100C 16.2
Al 9
B 125
Cr 6
Cu 7
Fe 117 !!
Pb 5
Mg 601
Mo 1
Ni 6
Si 11
Na 1
Sn 2
Zn 1334

Soot 1.9%
Water 0
Fuel 0
Anti-freeze 0
TBN 9.0

Car is driven about 90% highway and 10% creep and go.
This is by far the best Delvac-1 sample for this car.

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#586530 - 10/27/03 04:01 AM Re: Delvac-1 5w-40 VW 1.9L 9981 miles
sciroccoGTX16V Offline


Registered: 06/10/03
Posts: 124
Loc: west chester PA
whats' up with the iron ?

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#586531 - 10/27/03 07:02 AM Re: Delvac-1 5w-40 VW 1.9L 9981 miles
hannaco Offline


Registered: 03/10/03
Posts: 247
Loc: Peoples Republic of Cali Coast...
Well, that awful number is an improvement over the one before! Something was grinding away on the inside. A compression test showed that everything was within specs. All four cylinders were above 500 psi. A front crank seal had failed. Perhaps the Iron was from it grinding away on the crank.

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