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Hi Peeps,

I have had a look through the TDi side of the forum and can't find the answer. I have a 110bhp gttdi 2001 on 133k miles. Can anyone advise which oil is best please for a full change. I'm not sure if it's a PD or not sorry [:(]
 

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Hi Peeps,

I have had a look through the TDi side of the forum and can't find the answer. I have a 110bhp gttdi 2001 on 133k miles. Can anyone advise which oil is best please for a full change. I'm not sure if it's a PD or not sorry
'Best Oil' well that would be any oil that has the VW 507.00 rating printed on the bottle.

Prices can vary hugely, so best call/shop around.

Most places like Halfords will sell various VW507 oils for about £45-50 for 5litres (which is enough for an oil change).

My local TPS VW parts dealers sells VW Quantum 507 oil for £29 for 5litres, which is the cheapest I've found
 

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OP's car is a 110 TDI so not a PD engine. Regardless, the latest spec oil (backwards compatible) is VW504/507 - 5w 30 and this would be good. Or an oil spec from back when the car was produced would be VW505.00 and 5w 40 spec I seem to recall. Or you could go for an oil in between such as VW505.01 - 5w 40.

However, personally I'd go with the longlife oil which is VW504/507 - 5w 30, and available from the dealers as pointed out up above. It doesn't cost much more than an inferior oil so why not?
 

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Exactly that

VW507.00 is the latest oil, and it saves from confusion (in my eyes anyway), as it's fully compatible with everything mk4 based, petrol, diesel, turbo, PD, R32 wotever.

And it isn't expensive to buy if you look in the right places
 
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