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    Hi all im wanting to do a oil change and was wondering what would be the best oil to use in my 1.9 cdti diesel

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    All Vectra-C engines are supposed to use 5/w/30 fully synth long life oil

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    I use 10w40 gm semi synthetic in mine, but will change every 10k being a taxi and high-ish mileage 105k.
    A thicker oil than 5w30 =quieter engine, better protection imo.

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    i always use GM 5W-30 DEXOS 2 FULLY SUPER SYNTHETIC OIL 5 litres in my 1.8

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    Vehicle : Vectra C

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    I use Mobil fully syn td 0w40 its gm approved my cars done 130k and don't use a drop.

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    The best by far is purple crown this oil is number 1 and far superior tham mobil 1

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    Quote Originally Posted by matt.d View Post
    The best by far is purple crown this oil is number 1 and far superior tham mobil 1
    where do you get it from? i always like to use the best oil i can get.

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    Quote Originally Posted by frasedeb View Post
    I use 10w40 gm semi synthetic in mine, but will change every 10k being a taxi and high-ish mileage 105k.
    A thicker oil than 5w30 =quieter engine, better protection imo.
    mine came with 10w40 from factory but the hand book says 0w30 5w30 0w40 5w40

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    google it i get mine near dartford in kent this should tell you your nearest stockist

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    Quote Originally Posted by matt.d View Post
    google it i get mine near dartford in kent this should tell you your nearest stockist
    ive just had a look i cant find it

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