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Re: BUYING OIL, SOME BASIC ADVICE FROM OPIE OILS. CONT.
« Reply #30 on: 17 January 2008, 17:05 »
what oil would be best for my H reg Mrk 2 1.8 Gti?¿?  :undecided: thankies
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Re: BUYING OIL, SOME BASIC ADVICE FROM OPIE OILS. CONT.
« Reply #31 on: 17 January 2008, 17:31 »
Is the engine modded at all? And just used for normall road use?

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Re: BUYING OIL, SOME BASIC ADVICE FROM OPIE OILS. CONT.
« Reply #32 on: 18 January 2008, 09:24 »
I only use it for normal road use atm.

k star superchip thats all

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Re: BUYING OIL, SOME BASIC ADVICE FROM OPIE OILS. CONT.
« Reply #33 on: 18 January 2008, 10:24 »
What would you recommend for a 97 mk3 16v engine? Would you say running a fully sythetic oil like mobil 1 0w-40w would me too thin for the engine and running a 5/10w-40w oil would be better.

Lots of people saying running thinner oils will get through on worn engines hence oil consumption is this correct?

I thought that running the best oil possible would help provide more protection and the engine would last longer too, during normal and hard use.

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Re: BUYING OIL, SOME BASIC ADVICE FROM OPIE OILS. CONT.
« Reply #34 on: 18 January 2008, 10:59 »
I only use it for normal road use atm.

k star superchip thats all

thanks

Mike.

Mike,

5w-40 synthetic is ideal for some fast road use, have a look at soomething like the Motul 8100 5w-40

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Re: BUYING OIL, SOME BASIC ADVICE FROM OPIE OILS. CONT.
« Reply #35 on: 18 January 2008, 11:01 »
What would you recommend for a 97 mk3 16v engine? Would you say running a fully sythetic oil like mobil 1 0w-40w would me too thin for the engine and running a 5/10w-40w oil would be better.

Lots of people saying running thinner oils will get through on worn engines hence oil consumption is this correct?

I thought that running the best oil possible would help provide more protection and the engine would last longer too, during normal and hard use.

Thanks,
Sukhvir

Hi,

0w-40 is fine, and not too thin despite what people say.

As a quality choice I could look at 5w-40 or 0w-40 synthetic, cost option 10w-40 semi.

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Re: BUYING OIL, SOME BASIC ADVICE FROM OPIE OILS. CONT.
« Reply #36 on: 18 January 2008, 11:13 »

Mike,

5w-40 synthetic is ideal for some fast road use, have a look at soomething like the Motul 8100 5w-40

Cheers

Guy.

Cheers Guy, will look into it! :)

Mike.
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Re: BUYING OIL, SOME BASIC ADVICE FROM OPIE OILS. CONT.
« Reply #37 on: 18 January 2008, 14:01 »
Guy,

Thanks for the advice

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Re: BUYING OIL, SOME BASIC ADVICE FROM OPIE OILS. CONT.
« Reply #38 on: 22 January 2008, 23:00 »
hi there, i have a 99 mk4 golf gti 2.0 and its due an oil change. what would you recommend? normal everyday driving and no engine mods, cheers :wink:
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Re: BUYING OIL, SOME BASIC ADVICE FROM OPIE OILS. CONT.
« Reply #39 on: 22 January 2008, 23:10 »
Just plug your details into here (we need people to try it as it's being tested) and all should be revealed.

Any problems, just get back to me.

http://www.opieoils.co.uk/product-finder.aspx?CategoryID=370&SEName=oil-service-pack-recommendation&make=vw

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