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    VXR enough Hayden_93's Avatar
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    Default Astra vxr wrong engine oil

    Hi everyone as most of you may know Iíve got a YouTube channel Iíve recently changed my oil and someoneís told me itís the wrong oil is this true ?
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    Any help would massively be appreciated is there a better oil to use plus my car has seemed a bit smokey
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    On the bottle, does it says it meets Vauxhall Dexos 2 standard.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hayden_93 View Post
    Hi everyone as most of you may know Iíve got a YouTube channel Iíve recently changed my oil and someoneís told me itís the wrong oil is this true ?
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    https://youtu.be/P9ByU8Dxp10
    Any help would massively be appreciated is there a better oil to use plus my car has seemed a bit smokey
    Thanks vxr online


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    Hey, it doesnít really matter what brand it is but it must be 5w30 thatís the grade that vauxhall/Opel recommend pal..


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    Quote Originally Posted by Johnnykage View Post
    Hey, it doesn’t really matter what brand it is but it must be 5w30 that’s the grade that vauxhall/Opel recommend pal..


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    I think that some people do put 5w40 in it though.

    Big fan of the vids by the way OP - been watching for a long time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hayden_93 View Post
    Hi everyone as most of you may know Iíve got a YouTube channel Iíve recently changed my oil and someoneís told me itís the wrong oil is this true ?
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    https://youtu.be/P9ByU8Dxp10
    Any help would massively be appreciated is there a better oil to use plus my car has seemed a bit smokey
    Thanks vxr online


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    Hi mate
    I have the same oil in as you mines fine not smoke at all people do like to go a bit thicker with 5w-40 but itís personal preference really


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    Quote Originally Posted by vr55vxr View Post
    On the bottle, does it says it meets Vauxhall Dexos 2 standard.

    This is the correct answer, various viscosity oils can be used as long as they meet the above Dexos 2 or previously the GM standard LLA/LLB etc

    Astra

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    5w30 fully synthetic boom job done thatís the grade you need


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    Quote Originally Posted by Johnnykage View Post
    5w30 fully synthetic boom job done thatís the grade you need


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    Iím going to do a compression test and maybe change the oil again


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    Quote Originally Posted by Hayden_93 View Post
    Iím going to do a compression test and maybe change the oil again


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    Tend mate most common problem is stem seals


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