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    what oil?

    hi people, i,m thinking of doing an oil change on my astra but don,t know which is the best oil? i,ve used magnatec on a 1.8i cav i had and thinking of using that but don,t know if it,s any good for 16v,s.
    what do you think?

    astra sport 1.8 16v estate

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    Vauxhall's own or should i refer to it as GM now?
    Well, ive always used Vauxhalls oils, used there Semi Synthetic 10W/40 for the mk3.
    This should do the job along with a new oil filter
    Used Mineral oil for the old belmont i had.

    Shall be putting some sort of high quality oil in like castrol/duckhams etc etc when it comes around to it.....may just keep the vauxhall service book up to date, and get vauxhall services do it as im a lazy arse.

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    nice one mate i wasn,t to sure about the grade either thanks for clearing that up.

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    just go with th vauxhall stuff every 5 k mate

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    np tab.

    Agree with dannysport on the oil change period too, use to change the oil on the mk3 at that period.

    For £15 for oil and filter and a hour or so's work....cant see the reason why not to do it, and end up paying loads more money for a rebuild of the engine and the labour to do so.

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