Synthetic Oil in an old Air-Cooled VW??

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Asked by Apr 05, 2013 at 02:17 PM about the 1972 Volkswagen Beetle

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Do any of you with vintage VW Beetles use AMS or similar Synthetic Oil for cooler running?

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Everything you ever wanted to know about oil. Lots of good reading about viscosities and synthetics. --- http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/

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Tenspeed, you're right ON all my questions, thanks!

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