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Well Oiled?

Discussion in 'Z3 Roadster & Coupé' started by brilie, Apr 5, 2012.

  1. brilie

    brilie Zorg Guru (IV)

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    Sorry,but another silly question!!
    I know there are lots of opinions on tyres etc.
    but have we any opinions on the type of oil
    I should use in my z3 2.8?
    cheers Brian
     
  2. z3cade

    z3cade Zorg Guru (III)
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    For my 2.8 I used millers XS 5w40.. Good oil brand and cheaper than most others..
     
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    halfords have castrol GTX on offer every few weeks, Its still £30/4L and you need 2 drums but its good stuff.
     
  4. brilie

    brilie Zorg Guru (IV)

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    Well at least we now know what oil the sleeve uses!!!
    I have been recommened Mobile 1 by my mechanic

    Just wondered?? thanks for the replies

    Brian
     
  5. Daz3

    Daz3 Zorg Legend

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    I use Mobil 1 too!
     
  6. g8jka

    g8jka Zorg Guru (III)
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    Castrol Magnatec is on offer there at the moment 5W30 at 17.50 for 4 litres, its also this price on Euro Car Parts. I brought 2 tubs, don't know if its any good but at that price and with mine being desperate for an oil change it will do for several thousand miles if its no good.
     
  7. Frank.A

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    I use Quantum Platinum 5W40 full synthetic made for VW by Castrol.I use it on both our Vw cars one petrol, one PD diesel and the Zed.I stocked up with a few when it was on ebay at £80 for 4x5 litres delivered.I think that it can gone up a bit since then,but it's available from all VAG outlets for around £25 for 5 litres.