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    i know this as been asked but is DTi engines fully or Semi Synthetic

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    Whats the millage and history mate..

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    Quote Originally Posted by AntSSSS View Post
    Whats the millage and history mate..
    coming up to 50.000 nealy 6 years old but i never had a service book so aint sure i know the dealer serviced it (said they did ) when i had it a year ago

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    GM10w40 mate and change it every yr or 10k...
    Genuine filter too if you can.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AntSSSS View Post
    GM10w40 mate and change it every yr or 10k...
    Genuine filter too if you can.
    Semi-synthetic or fully?

    how much do VX charge for a oil change?

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    I use 5w30 for winter and 10w40 for summer

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    ive got about 3.5l of this stuff http://www.halfords.com/webapp/wcs/s...Id_165581#dtab this anygood? ill only have to get about 1l


    the oil filters aint like the vectra b filter are they? there paper type ones? in engine bay infront of the fan?

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    Quote Originally Posted by chris1804 View Post
    Semi-synthetic or fully?

    how much do VX charge for a oil change?
    Not sure TBH how much 10w40 is from Vx as I use Trade Club.. Think maybe £15 for 5 liters.

    Its a part Synthetic.

    As for Vx doing the change.. Not worth the hrs labour mate.. Go to parts, get 5 liters of oil, oil filter and a sump plug washer and go for it yourself..


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    Mobil Super 10w40 will be fine. Get a genuine filter tho

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    Quote Originally Posted by AntSSSS View Post
    Mobil Super 10w40 will be fine. Get a genuine filter tho

    there paper type ones? in engine bay infront of the fan?


    in like a black ovel box? aint done oil change in this car only in my old veccy b

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