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    Does the vectra 3.2 need special oil? I believe the oil was changed in my friends car for castrol magnatec 10w 40, but i believe it should use edge. Can this harm the engine? Should i empty and start again?
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    Change it at 10k aand it will be fine. For longer periods between oil changes use 5-30w
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    Ok, thanks for the advice. What other brands are good for the 3.2? I like the mobil 1 brand as well (we have some left here), should mobil 1 be ok too?

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    As long as its fully synthetic and either 10-40w for shorter oil life or 5-30w for long life they are all pretty much the same
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    Quote Originally Posted by crucial View Post
    Ok, thanks for the advice. What other brands are good for the 3.2? I like the mobil 1 brand as well (we have some left here), should mobil 1 be ok too?
    Mobil one is my preferred choice

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