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    Oil

    Hi all.

    I have an astra mk5 turbo (170) ive done jst over 60,000 miles.
    Its due an oil change, which oil/make would be best for it???


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    I would use 10w40 an change it every 5k

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    Just Done Mine And Was Told To Use 0w30 Castrol Edge As Done 6k Since Had Car

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    Quote Originally Posted by LOCKO View Post
    Just Done Mine And Was Told To Use 0w30 Castrol Edge As Done 6k Since Had Car
    Thats what i read on the castrol site, think i will be using the same. Is ok?
    PHASE 3 ON A SWITCH WIV A GARRETT

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    on the Z20let you want to use 10w40 as 5w30 is a bit thin for the turbo when i use that it burns

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    I use 0w40 in my zlet, done 70k miles now and it never uses a drop!

    (still on the original trubo too)
    Europa Blue Astra Coupe Turbo now - VX220 Turbo someday soon

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    i always use synt s mobile1 5w-40 (or 0w-40 in winter season), done exactly 100k (100 000 km) on last turbo unit! change oil every 10k km. In total my coupe done almost 190k km. can proof with screenshots
    im very scrupolous what concers car repairing and all service stuff...it definetly pays off.
    Astra Coupe Turbo / LPG conversion

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    Thanks for advice, do you think that i would be best using 10w40, i have a slight top end tick/rattle????

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    Quote Originally Posted by marksri170 View Post
    Thanks for advice, do you think that i would be best using 10w40, i have a slight top end tick/rattle????
    Have a butchers at the castrol site mate. Just type your car in or pick from the list and it comes up with everything.
    HTH
    PHASE 3 ON A SWITCH WIV A GARRETT

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    call around some of the tuners they say use 10w40 on this engine as did a wrc team engine builder

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