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Old 01-04-2018, 01:35 PM   #86
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Where did you order from and what was the cost?
bluewave energy....there are many BC locations.

http://www.bluewaveenergy.ca/locations/

To be honest I dont know . But I really wanted the 0W30 and it was readily available through bwave.



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I've already got the sample containers (as I keep a few on hand) and will drop the samples (hopefully a UOA of the factory fill after 15,000km and a VOA of the Pentosin) off on my next trip to Calgary, likely mid-March or early April. I usually post my results over on BITOG and could post them here as well if it would be interesting.
Thanks...look forward to seeing the results.
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Old 01-04-2018, 09:00 PM   #87
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Whatís good for the UK? 5w-30? MK7 TDi?


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Old 01-05-2018, 06:47 PM   #88
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bluewave energy....there are many BC locations.

http://www.bluewaveenergy.ca/locations/

To be honest I dont know . But I really wanted the 0W30 and it was readily available through bwave.





Thanks...look forward to seeing the results.
Damn there's no locations within 200km of me

Oh well, I am interested in there being 0W30 504.00/507.00 certified oils though... I thought the spec mandated a 5W30 weight - perhaps they only mandate the hot viscosity (i.e. the W30 part) and I am misremembering?

Regardless, I will post my oil analysis reports here for all to see as they come in. I am expecting to post about 2 a year so the updates won't exactly be frequent
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Old 01-06-2018, 06:15 AM   #89
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What oil do you run?

. In Canada they recommend Castrol itís printed on the engine oil cap. 5W30 on the manual.


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Old 01-06-2018, 02:38 PM   #90
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. In Canada they recommend Castrol itís printed on the engine oil cap. 5W30 on the manual.


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Looks like you need a new oil cap.


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Old 01-06-2018, 08:14 PM   #91
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Mobile1 0w-40 cause its cheap at walmart.
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Old 01-06-2018, 11:43 PM   #92
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Old 01-07-2018, 03:50 AM   #93
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Old 01-08-2018, 06:03 PM   #94
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In Canada they recommend Castrol itís printed on the engine oil cap. 5W30 on the manual.
Lots more choice I see in the 2018 R manual. Oils having 502, 505 or 504 certification are 'allowed'.

I just wish I had the much thinner PP EURO LX 0W30 oil (504 certified) at the start of the now finished extra cold snap.
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Old 01-09-2018, 05:30 AM   #95
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https://imgur.com/a/uWIcb

This is the way to go, frankly.

Cheap, high quality, 502 rated.
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Old 01-09-2018, 05:57 AM   #96
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In Canada they recommend Castrol itís printed on the engine oil cap. 5W30 on the manual.
Itís printed there because Castrol (BP) pays for that. They have a partnership with VW. They had it with BMW too, until BMW switched to Shell. Doesnít mean a thing.
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Old 01-09-2018, 08:13 AM   #97
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This is the way to go, frankly.

Cheap, high quality, 502 rated.

Impossible to have cheap and high quality anything.


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Old 01-09-2018, 04:28 PM   #98
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I don't think there's another oil that has this many ratings at this price point.

Ferrari, Renault, VW, Mercedes, et al.

BMW isn't on there due to the fact they're specifying 0w-20 in a move to better fleet economy avg.
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Old 01-11-2018, 06:32 AM   #99
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Says a person who feels that overpaying ensures quality. (there's actually been psychological studies on this)


Costco and WalMart are how you can have cheap, quality and quantity.

If you bought that PZ before 12/31 you could also get $10 rebate and have even cheaper, quality oil. *mind blown
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Old 01-11-2018, 07:52 AM   #100
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Mobil - 0w40. I swear it made subzero days easier. And the schwaben oil extractor.
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Old 01-11-2018, 02:35 PM   #101
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Says a person who feels that overpaying ensures quality. (there's actually been psychological studies on this)


Costco and WalMart are how you can have cheap, quality and quantity.

If you bought that PZ before 12/31 you could also get $10 rebate and have even cheaper, quality oil. *mind blown
I have never walked out of walmart thinking "that was cheap."
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Old 01-17-2018, 06:49 AM   #102
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Motul Xcess 8100 5w-40 with the OEM Mann filter. No complaints here.

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