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    Which oil in ZLET

    It´s time for oil change, I had Shell Helix Ultra 5w40 till now...
    Now I´m thinkig abuout using Mobil Rally 5w50 or Motul V300 10w50

    Did you have any experience with those oils..?

    And if you have any other suggestions... it would be helpfull!
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    I've always been told that Mobil1 fully synthetic is the best oil available.

    Although alot of folk will say the Vauxhall Fully Synthetic is good enough
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    Quote Originally Posted by Turbo_Scott
    I've always been told that Mobil1 fully synthetic is the best oil available.
    That would be 0w40? Isn´t that too thin...?
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    I use 0w35 fully synthetic
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    5W50 or 10W50 is too thick, you'll only waste fuel and lose performance.
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    I use the Vauxhall oil - it is the same as the Shell Helix synthetic.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeWarner
    I use the Vauxhall oil - it is the same as the Shell Helix synthetic.
    You'll find Vauxhall oil is actually made by Delphi.

    http://www.delphiauto.co.uk/DELproductspages14119.asp
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    Strange - they do keep changing supplier mind.
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    Lol - just realised, Delphi make the oil and sell it to other companies to market - so Shell may also be supplied by them.
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    Very probably.

    As you can see on that web site I linked, Delphi make oil for BMW, VW, GM, MAN, and a number of others.

    A few of our local dealers use Shell Helix, and the one I use uses Castrol. I don't really rate either to be honest, I prefer Fuchs/Silkolene.
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