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    Evening All,

    Could some one just confirm what grading of oil I need please?

    Brand recommendations welcome : )


    Vectra 1.9CDTi 150BHP 2005

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    5w-30w fully synth, vx own brand is good & can be found cheaper on ebay, asda have just ended a sale of castrol magnatec 5-30 fully synth for £10.

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    Quote Originally Posted by the-wizard View Post
    5w-30w fully synth, vx own brand is good & can be found cheaper on ebay, asda have just ended a sale of castrol magnatec 5-30 fully synth for £10.

    Are there diesel/petrol variants for 5-30? or put another way Can I use 5-30 fully synth in petrol and a diesel engine? (One oil for both)

    Sorry if I sound thick..its my 1st diesel car : )

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    go for some vxl dexos 2

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dre View Post
    go for some vxl dexos 2
    OK - can I use that in both a petrol and a diesel engine? (where 5-30 is a requirement for both)

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    same oil, i use mobil 1 5-30 oil, got 4 bottles of it in asda for 15 quid each would have bought more but it was all gone

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    I use Castrol SLX 5W30 fully synthetic

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    Quote Originally Posted by treadstone View Post
    OK - can I use that in both a petrol and a diesel engine? (where 5-30 is a requirement for both)
    It seems so:
    http://www.gmdexos.com/licensedbrands.html
    dexos2™ is also the recommended service fill oil for European gasoline engines.

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    My old fella runs Mobil 1 TD 0/40 in his.

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