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    Default oil dilema

    hi all
    im going to change my oil soon and have just got 5L of Unipart fully synthetic
    5W/40 oil for modern petrol & diesel engine.
    meets or exceeds api sm/cf acea a3 b3 b4 only £17.99 at the Range shop.
    could or should i put this in my Vectra-c 1.9 cdti (120).2006

    Many thanks.
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    u need a 5/30 bud if u can afford it stick to the gm stuff

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    The main thing you need to check is that it meets/exceeds GM LL A 025 (petrol engines) or GM LL B 025 (diesel). If it does, then you're fine.

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    thanks for the replys, will have to shell out for the dear stuff then,thought i had a result
    @17.99 Thanks.

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    I think 5w40 is fine - it encompasses the viscosity of 5w30.

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    Quote Originally Posted by haggispie View Post
    thought i had a result @17.99 Thanks.
    Looks like your lawn mower is in for a treat come oil change time

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