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    Question what oil do you use?

    Veccy is getting low on oil just wondering what oil you guys use? and could you help me with what i should put in mine, i have a 1.9 cdti 54 reg it has covered just over 53,000. is there anythin i can use to make my engine sound bit quieter as its starting to sound like a tractor

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    i use 5/30 in my vectra 2.0 dti 04 plate dont no if i should be using somet diffrent
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    Use whatever they last filled it with!

    Its a diesel, nothing you can do about the sound really.
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    loads of threads on here about it, some suggest 10/40 to make it sound quieter due to it being sightly thicker and it also being cheaper, ill stick to GM's 5/30.

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    What the other two posters have missed is you should not mix oils of different grades in quantities over 1ltr. Recommended anyway.
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    5 W 30 fully snyth for me guys

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    Quote Originally Posted by barkzz View Post
    5 W 30 fully snyth for me guys

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