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Old 06-04-2003, 05:23 AM   #1
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Default Where to buy Pentosin 5W-40 full synthetic motor oil? Any help? I'm in PA.

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Old 06-04-2003, 05:32 AM   #2
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Default ECS lists it ont heir website.

i posted about it the other day, and no one said anything... its also $5.99 a bottle, abotu a buck more than mobil 1 0W-40 a quart.
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Old 06-04-2003, 05:32 AM   #3
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Default mmm... I thought pentosin was hydraulic fluid. is it available as motor oil too?

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Old 06-04-2003, 05:56 AM   #4
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Default Pentosin produces a line of products.. yes they have motor oils too.

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Old 06-04-2003, 06:03 AM   #5
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Default Gee, I bet this is the elusive 5w40 synthetic oil originally spec'd for the S4...

...I wonder if I should try it next?
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Default FWIW, valvoline also makes a synthetic 5W-40, but this oil being german is probablay

what they had in mind...
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Old 06-04-2003, 06:14 AM   #7
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Default My '00 S4 did not have syn oil spec'ed. I 've had M1 in it since 4K miles.....

AFAIK, factory fill, nor dealer, NEVER used synthetic unless the owner payed for it...warranty change or otherwise. I'm having a problem finding 5W-40 synthetic for my wife's '03 Passat 4-motion which is the manual recommendation (5W-40). Mobil1 has a 0W-40 tho.I know who mfg's it...just not in my geographical location in Lehigh Valley, PA for availability.
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Old 06-04-2003, 06:15 AM   #8
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Default Well, the reason I say synthetic is that 5w40 was the spec and no one ever found a 5w40 dino oil.

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Default Yeah, just like Motul sells oil, too.

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Default 5w40 was my spec and the only one making it was Valvoline but I wasn't going to run Valvoline . . .

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