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    2002 VW TDI, elevated lead

    Update: I ran another analysis ~2500 miles after and here is what it showed. Nothing conclusive, but it didn't increase enough to indicate a real problem, and blackstone said 1ppm was basically within the margin of error, so it may just be noise: <a...
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    Mobil Delvac 1 ESP VOA 4-24-15

    I'm curious about this as well. <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: SR1919</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Thank you very much for sharing this VOA bismic1! For this <span style="text-decoration: underline">specific</span> oil (Mobil Delvac 1 ESP 5W-40)...
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    2002 VW TDI, elevated lead

    Thanks guys. Boomer, FYI, the ALH and before engines are fine with biodiesel, even at high blends. Oil dilution is not an issue with these older engines, and I have never seen a hint of it on my dipstick or my oil analyses. Interesting point about the tune, especially since I did run lots of...
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    2002 VW TDI, elevated lead

    Hi, I'd appreciate any insights into my last two oil analyses. Copper slightly elevated, and lead went up significantly this last time. Any idea what could be going on and what steps I should take to head it off? More info here: <a...