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    Just a heads up but was in cost co yesterday and they have a selection of Oil Castrol and mobil 1 for petrol and deisel in there which seem very cheap.

    5ltrs of mobil 1 0w-40 for petrol was just under £29 Inc VAT.

    Was the one in Birmingham.

    Just thought I would share incase anyone changing oil soon

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    Quote Originally Posted by accveccysriturbo View Post
    Just a heads up but was in cost co yesterday and they have a selection of Oil Castrol and mobil 1 for petrol and deisel in there which seem very cheap.

    5ltrs of mobil 1 0w-40 for petrol was just under £29 Inc VAT.

    Was the one in Birmingham.

    Just thought I would share incase anyone changing oil soon
    Asda have it also but its £32 but they had 50% off couple of months ago ...just waiting for it to come round again

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    Nice one. Next time I am in Cosco I will get some. It is the oil I put in my motor.

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    Dont you need 5w 30 and not 0-40? Is that not too thin?

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    5w30 is appropriate. vx recommends. I think 0w might be too thin for the engine, especially in summer

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    Only about £20 for 5L of Gen GM 5w30 at Autovaux.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pinnacare View Post
    5w30 is appropriate. vx recommends. I think 0w might be too thin for the engine, especially in summer
    always used Fully Synthetic & always will it was recomended to me by the dealers for Turbo engines and mine sounds sweet as a nut yet.... i dont mind paying the extra for good oil

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    I get the 'VERY LATEST' spec genuine vx 5/30 super synthetic for £23

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