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Old 29th October 2014, 15:24   #1161
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Great stuff, but generally no need to go 10w-50 unless it is getting very, very hot. 5w-40 or 10w-40 will be fine.

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Old 29th October 2014, 17:13   #1162
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Thanks Guy
i see
just want to be on the safest side with the 10W50 , no oil cooler and sometimes around 35-40 degrees celsius here in Austria
if i got you right there is actually no need for the 50 but nothing goes wrong with it

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Old 30th October 2014, 10:53   #1163
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No it wont do any harm to use an SAE50 so if you want to for peace of mind go for it. I didnt realise it got so warm in Austria!

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Old 2nd November 2014, 09:34   #1164
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Oil recommendation for a citroen c2 .1.6 hdi. You're site shows 4 suitable oils. I am changing the oil at 6k intervals at the recommendation of a Citroen mechanic due to possible damage to the turbo if the oil uptake gets blocked. Millers oil floating around it at the moment. Used for a mix of town driving during the week and motorway trips every few weeks. Also, where does your opinion stand on engine flush? Car is on around the 50k mileage mark.
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Old 3rd November 2014, 09:43   #1165
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Hi

Does it have a diesel particulate filter?

All the ones listed on the site will be fine for it, but there may be other suitable options too.

Unless the engine is in a pretty bad state, there is no need to flush, the best option is to give it a change with a cheap oil for a couple of days and let the detergents in the oil gently clean the engine.

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Old 3rd November 2014, 10:27   #1166
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Hi

Yes and no. Standard oil change intervals are based on using the standard spec of oil, if I remember correctly, that's a pretty basic 15w-40 (perhaps 10w-40) in a Saxo. If you use an oil like that, it's going to wear out quite quickly and offer very little protection by the end of the service interval. If you use a good, reputable oil, it should be absolutely fine for the full interval.

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Old 13th November 2014, 13:08   #1167
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Struggling to find the correct oils for your car? Then just ask the Oilman.

To help us to give the most accurate advice possible we do need some information about your car. e.g.:

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Old 21st November 2014, 16:01   #1168
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Hi Folks,

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Old 8th March 2015, 12:58   #1169
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Default Engine and gearbox oil recommendations

Hi Guy can you give me engine and gearbox oil/filter and spark plugs recommendations for a saxo 2001 1.6 vts with induction kit 4 2 1 manifold and catcams running 150 bhp for general fast road use and upto 6 Trackdays a year many thanks belly60 (Ian)
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Old 9th March 2015, 09:05   #1170
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Hi

I would use a 5w-40 synthetic in the engine.

http://www.opieoils.co.uk/c-656-5w-40.aspx

Out of those, the best ones are the Fuchs/Silkolene Pro S, Millers CFS/CFS NT, Motul Sport/300V, Red Line and Gulf Competition. The Motul 8100 X-Cess, Millers XF Longlife, Fuchs GT1 XTL/Supersyn, Gulf Formula G/ULE, Shell Helix and Mobil Super 3000 are good, cheaper alternatives.

You need an MTF for the gearbox and the best proven options are the Red Line MTL or Fuchs Sintofluid. The Millers TRX 75w-80 and Motul Motylgear are good alternatives.

http://www.opieoils.co.uk/c-670-75w-80-75w-85-mtfs.aspx

Here are the plugs.

http://www.opieoils.co.uk/c-342-spar...low-plugs.aspx

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Old 4th May 2015, 18:17   #1171
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I would like to know why most oil manufacturers are now recommending a Xw30 oil for Saxo's after 1999.
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Old 5th May 2015, 10:24   #1172
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No idea, I'd always go for a 5w/10w-40

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Old 3rd July 2015, 10:13   #1173
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Morning, looking for oil for my 2002 civic type r 2ltr I'm looking at the nanotec also oil for a fiesta Zetec s 2009 with 41k miles. any chance of club discount, cheers.
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Old 3rd July 2015, 10:46   #1174
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Yes, you can use the code SAXP for 10% off the website prices.

I would use the 5w-40 for the CTR. Is the Fiesta modified or standard? Road or track use?

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Yes, you can use the code SAXP for 10% off the website prices.

I would use the 5w-40 for the CTR. Is the Fiesta modified or standard? Road or track use?

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Fiesta is standard and its road use mate. Cheers
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Old 3rd July 2015, 13:29   #1176
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In that case, this one is ideal for it.

http://www.opieoils.co.uk/p-74219-mi...-m2c-913c.aspx

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Old 7th October 2016, 20:14   #1177
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Hi Oilman,

I have a Saxo 1.6 16v wich i punish a lot by driving hard, what kind of oil would be best.
I was thinking of Castrol Edge 10w40, Would that be good

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Old 10th October 2016, 08:44   #1178
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Hi Ingmar

I've not come across an Edge 10w-40, but the Edge 5w-40 will be fine.

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Old 28th August 2017, 13:15   #1179
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Here in Brazil on TU5JP4 turbo we use 5W40.
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Old 24th October 2018, 14:24   #1180
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Of oil container was opened,Is that going to affect oil properties year later when I chang it again.
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