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    just bought some engine oil 5w - 30 to do a oil change , it says it semi synthetic............is this ok for my 1.9 cdti

    thanks

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    Think it's got to be fully synthetic mate. Check your owners manual it will state if you can use semi or not

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    5w-30 is correct, but check if it has this on the tin: GM-LL-A-025/GM-LL-B-025 << this is vital.
    If not, get another one that has that code on the label.

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    I spotted this on Halfrauds website at £39 for 5l. Can't seem to find any prices for other Vauxhall approved stuff online. Is £39 reasonable?
    http://www.halfords.com/webapp/wcs/s...egoryId_165581

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    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/GM-Fully-Synth...#ht_665wt_1139
    how about this, that's the Genuine GM 5w30 fully synth for £19.99 (+£6.25 delivered).
    brilliant deal.

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    i just bought a case of the dexos2 5w-30 and did an oil change on my 1.9cdti and that oil is mint. from what ive heard and what ive experienced its one of the best oils out there anyways

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    Ford (Furrows) do their full synthetic 5-30 for £12.00, for 5 ltrs,

    Rang them and they said its the same grade as the vaux oil

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    I got mobil 1 0w-40 fully synthetic from Asda - cant remember the price but im sure someone will know. It exceeds the VX spec, top oil !

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