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    Whats the best engine oil to use as im going to change mine today and i used the VXL stuff last time,anybody else used different stuff.

    Also what size socket bit do i need to remove the sump plug as iv lost me last one,
    Cheers Neal.

  • #2
    0-40w Mobil 1
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    GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN!

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    • #3
      Originally posted by vxr bad boy View Post
      0-40w Mobil 1

      From Costco if you can £23 4L

      Astra

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      • #4
        Originally posted by zletsgo View Post
        From Costco if you can £23 4L
        cheers lads any idea of the socket size.

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        • #5
          I would say use 10w40 an just change that every 3k to 5k
          the truth is out there
          part GSI part VXR
          tyre shreding tarmac terrorist

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          • #6
            Originally posted by dannyf View Post
            I would say use 10w40 an just change that every 3k to 5k
            0w40 Mobil 1 is the approved VX oil now supposedly - taking your thinking that 0w is too thin, but surely this oil is only thin until heated up whereas it will be the same as the 10w40 viscocity then?

            Astra

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            • #7
              I used 0w40 Castrol Edge Sport
              Donno if any good smeels different for 1st week
              Mods: 300+ Bhp Astra VXR Nurburgring Edition #560
              Stage 3 Courts / LSD / Carbon splitter and Rear Diffuser / Lightened Flywheel / Helix Sports uprated Clutch /1.9 CDTI airbox conversion with tophat conversion / RARB / DAP-RACE Springs / Tarox 340mm 10 POT / + ALOT ALOT more.

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              • #8
                Originally posted by vxr bad boy View Post
                0-40w Mobil 1
                thats the boy to use imho

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by matrix View Post
                  thats the boy to use imho
                  Cheers for all your hepl guys iv just gone and got the Mobil stuff,now i just have to be bothered to go out and do it...It is raining out side.

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by rdopneal View Post
                    Cheers for all your hepl guys iv just gone and got the Mobil stuff,now i just have to be bothered to go out and do it...It is raining out side.

                    If that's your excuse it wont get any oil til March/April

                    Astra

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by zletsgo View Post
                      If that's your excuse it wont get any oil til March/April
                      Fair doo's mate...I have just been out and braved the weather like I done a full service on it while i was out there,i thought i might aswell get it all done.

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by rdopneal View Post
                        Fair doo's mate...I have just been out and braved the weather like I done a full service on it while i was out there,i thought i might aswell get it all done.
                        Good on ya

                        Astra

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