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    What oil should i use ??

    Hi guys its me again my Astra 1.6 8v T reg with 120000 miles needs an oil change, only I'm not sure which oil to use, which 1 would you recommend thanks.

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    hi Sarah nice to see u again i used semi synthethic never had a problem once i change to (mobil 1) full synthethic just for short awhile then change the oil to semi synthethic (shell) but some people use full synthethic oil its depends on how much money to spend aswell and make sure u changed the oil filter aswell when change oil

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    you'll need a 10w-40 grade oil IIRC. I wouldnt bother with Magnatec, even Vauxhalls own stuff isn't bad really.
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    should i get a standard bottle of 10/40 or should it be synthetic/part synthetic sorry to be a pain but i don't want to put wrong oil in thanks

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    part synthetic will be fine, you could prob go fully, but once you start going fully, I think you have to keep going fully synthetic.
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    semi-synth 10X-40 will be fine

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    cheers guys your a great help thanks

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