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    what oil for z20 let with VXR turbo fitted

    hi there
    have just fitted a new VXR turbo to my Astra SRI turbo but not sure what oil to use, courtney recommend a fully synthetic 5w- 40 but what do other people use
    thanks for your help
    Ivanm

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    Valvoline 5w40 all the way mate. Courtenay used it when they did my Turbo and I cannot hear a single tappet cold or hot to this day. Keep on top of your oil changes and only use top grade lubrication.. Your engine will thank you for it
    CS3 - 262bhp 300Ib

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    not this old chestnut, do a search..theres even two other threads on page one!!(make that three now)

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    if i knew u were gonna post a thread up id have saved my time typin out that PM lol

    in addition to what i already advised, just search the turbo forum as its covered virtually every day - no new ground established either, same info time n time again

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    Valvoline is best oil for racing cars
    Z20LET astra coupe
    526 hp on Garett Gt3582r .63
    with quaife lsd

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