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    Default GM Oil query

    Does anyone know who manufactures the oil that GM use, or sell as their re-branded version ?

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    Good question, one I have wondered myself.

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    Don't quote me on this, but i'm sure I once read it was a Mobil sourced oil.

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    I too thought it my be Mobil, but I kept my mouth shut as I am not too sure if it was.

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    On my last service at the dealer in June it says they have used Shell Helix Plus on the invoice, I have a litre of it for topping up

    So we're none the wiser

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    Quote Originally Posted by simac View Post
    On my last service at the dealer in June it says they have used Shell Helix Plus on the invoice, I have a litre of it for topping up

    So we're none the wiser

    That's what the Dealer in Ellesmere Port told me had gone into my last Astra. They gave me a litre too but the Vec has drunk the lot.

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    What, they gave you some LOL I had to buy my oil from the Shell garage !

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    the oil is by fuch oil which i believe is part of the silkolene group

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    Quote Originally Posted by solorider View Post
    the oil is by fuch oil which i believe is part of the silkolene group
    He said Fuch

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    So even if the sump is full, you can still have "fuch oil" in it.

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