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    Hi All,

    I'm a new member, and have recently bought a Vectra SRI 2.2 Direct. I am going to give it an oil change and wondered what the recommended oil was for that engine. Any suggestions?

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    5w-30 Fully synthetic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by john_k_sri View Post
    5w-30 Fully synthetic.

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    Thanks John

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    You can use 10w.40 as well in pre facelift cars.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sb1uk View Post
    You can use 10w.40 as well in pre facelift cars.
    you can.. but only if u change the oil at around the half way mark of the service schedule...

    5-30 is the way to go

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    I'll get some tomorrow.... Prob set me back £40 - £45

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    I recently got 10 litres of 5/30 and two filters for £25.00 at a local car factors..C.E.S. ...WORKS FOR ME

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    Quote Originally Posted by Diet1985 View Post
    you can.. but only if u change the oil at around the half way mark of the service schedule...

    5-30 is the way to go
    Unfortunately no-one ever told the stealers that!

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    As I service my cars every year without fail (only do around 7-8000 miles) would it be worth using 10w40 semi oil as i have heard it can make the engine quieter.
    Is this true?

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