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Hi folks. I have had my TC for about a year now and changed the oil for the third time a couple of days ago. Each oil change required 7.5 quarts of oil with a filter change. The owners manual and shop manual does not have the oil capacity of 7.5 quarts. What is the experience of other 16V owners when changing oil? 4.5 quarts? Anyone have ideas as to why the excess capacity? No complaints, as I welcome the extra oil capacity. Just want to know what others are experiencing. The engine has great oil pressure that fluctuates with engine speed, consumes no significant amout between changes a
On Saturday my "new" 89 Red/Ginger/Ginger 16V California TC showed up. I've had an 8V for several years (Jeffn, That's the C/G/G one I bought from you and still running great if you're watching this group) but this one was in such good cosmetic shape that I just had to have it. Wow, what a difference from the 8V! I knew it would be faster, but this is amazing. Has a few issues, leaking oil quite a bit, but that may be related to oil in the airbox coming through the valve cover breather line; I'm working on that. Running rich too - failed emissions on CO and Hydrocarbons, suspecting the