Oil

Asked by Mar 31, 2009 at 08:33 PM about the 1995 Volkswagen Cabrio 2 Dr STD Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

What type of oil is best for my cabrio with 100,000 mi. in hot hot Arizona?

Also, what is the ratio for antifreeze/water?  I heard you could mess up the catylitic convertor is you don't mix it correctly.   Thanks.

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20

I'd check with local dealer for answer to both questions.

50

i would probably use valvoline max life 10w30 and 50/50 mixture would be fine and as far as messing up the cat what the hell kind of hack you been talking to a dealership?

20

10w30 ? you need more like a 5w30 ?

50

it doesn't matter in arizona because its never gonna get cold enought to matter anyway besides once they heat up there both a 30 weight anyway thats the beauty of a multiviscosity oil 10w30 will do it some good since at a hundred thousand tolerences in the bottom end and else where aren't what they quite used to be

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20

I don't know I was told never a 10w anything in the cabrio

50

its not gonna hurt it i'm a certified mechanic with 5 years experience

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