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Old 15 April 2015, 04:25 PM
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I've got all the new oils in my car, just thought I'd give some feedback, the Silkolene Pro S (Fuchs Titan Race S) seems to have reduced the engine noise (tapping) which wasn't bad but you could hear it when you had the bonnet up. I am most impressed though with the Motul Gear 300, which I've got in the gearbox and rear Diff, it has made a noticeable difference to gear changes and selecting reverse, it slides into gear alot smoother now, so it must provide better lubrication to the transmission then the standard oil, very impressed. thanks again Oilman
Handy feedback mate...nice one
Need gear oil doing so will get the Motul.
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Old 15 April 2015, 04:50 PM
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No worries mate, i ordered 6 Litres of it, and ended up with 2 Litres left over, 5 Litres is enough for gearbox and diff with some left over for top ups or spillages
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Old 19 April 2015, 03:13 AM
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Originally Posted by wagon85 View Post
No worries mate, i ordered 6 Litres of it, and ended up with 2 Litres left over, 5 Litres is enough for gearbox and diff with some left over for top ups or spillages
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Old 19 April 2015, 03:59 AM
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Ordered and went for the Millers CFS and also some Millers 5-30 for the ford focus.
Thanks again Tim
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Old 20 April 2015, 08:47 AM
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Thanks for the order
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Old 29 May 2015, 12:03 PM
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Hi

what do you recommend for a Subaru 03 wrx running 335bhp.

81,000 miles
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Old 29 May 2015, 12:39 PM
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Hi

I would probably use a 5w-40 synthetic unless the oil temps are getting over about 120C.

http://www.opieoils.co.uk/c-656-5w-40.aspx

Out of those, the best ones are the Fuchs/Silkolene Pro S, Millers CFS/CFS NT, Motul Sport/300V, Red Line and Gulf Competition. The Motul 8100 X-Cess, Millers XF Longlife, Fuchs GT1 XTL/Supersyn, Gulf Formula G/ULE, Shell Helix and Mobil Super 3000 are good, cheaper alternatives.

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Old 29 June 2015, 11:32 AM
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Hi Tim (Oilman)

I have an 03 UK STI running 340BHP and just ticked over 100,000 Miles.

I have been using Millers CFS 10w50 but I see here you recommend the 5w40 CFS NT?

It is my daily which sees a few spirited drives and eventually some track days. Which is the better option?

Thanks for your help.
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Old 29 June 2015, 12:12 PM
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Hi

I think I would go for a good 5w-40 in that as well, one of the good ones will be fine for road and track use.

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Old 29 June 2015, 01:25 PM
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Thanks Tim,

What would be the benefit of the lower viscosity oil? Slight reduction in engine friction therefore a slight improvement in fuel economy and power?

Cheers, Nick
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Old 29 June 2015, 02:58 PM
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Hi Nick

Yes, increased (slightly) power and economy, but better protection due to improved oil flow.

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Old 22 March 2019, 07:13 PM
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Hi Tim I'm after some engine oil for my 1997 classic wagon will be running around from 360 to 400 bhp alot of mods will also be used road hillclimb and trackdays

Thanks roy
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Old 25 March 2019, 09:42 AM
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Hi Roy

A 10w-50 is ideal for your car and these are the ones that we stock.

https://www.opieoils.co.uk/c-659-10w-50.aspx

They are all really good oils to pick from and any of them will be fine for it.

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