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Old 5th November 2012, 09:26 AM   #21
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Thanks for the reply, I will be putting in an order for engine, 'box and diff oil in a week or two.
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Old 6th November 2012, 10:38 PM   #22
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Order placed for all the oils and filters etc cheers
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Old 7th November 2012, 09:57 AM   #23
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Old 21st November 2012, 11:15 AM   #24
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Hi folks,

With winter here and plenty of cold starts, perhaps it's time to consider changing the oil that you use in your car.

Does your antifreeze need changing?
Is your gearshift okay when cold?
Do you need something to protect your car from the weather?

Let us know if you need any advice, we are here to help. You can call us on 01209 202944, email us at [email protected], or just ask here.

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Old 26th December 2012, 11:42 AM   #25
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Guy,

Please have a look at the attached pics of the Castrol Edge Bottle i found at the local dealer here in Bahrain.





Is that the same as Edge FST for M cars?
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Old 26th December 2012, 01:27 PM   #26
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Edge Sport is definitely the wrong oil for you guys. FST is just the name of their new technology in making their edge brand as all the edge variants have this now. You want the Edge professional or just Edge or TWS.
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Old 27th December 2012, 08:51 AM   #27
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Mpow3r is spot on, the Edge Sport was the lower spec 10w-60 that Castrol produced and they have now discontinued it.

You could use it for top us, a small amount isn't a problem, but really you want the proper Edge 10w-60.

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Old 29th January 2013, 10:11 PM   #28
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Hello,

Model: E36 M3
Year: 1996
Engine type: 3.2 Evo
Performance modifications: Std
Driving style: Daily road use with occasional track use / Nur trip.
Engine and Gearbox oil recomendations please.
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Old 30th January 2013, 10:36 AM   #29
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Hi

I would use a 5w-40 synthetic and you will find those through the link below.

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 300V, Redline and Gulf Competition. they can v The Motul 8100 X-Cess, Millers XFS, Fuchs GT1 XTL/Supersyn, Shell Helix and Mobil Super 3000 are good, cheaper alternatives.

You need an ATF for the gearbox.

http://www.opieoils.co.uk/c-1432-atf...ion-fluid.aspx

The Fuchs ATF6000, Amsoil ATF and Redline D4 are the best options, but any of the Dexron III ones are fine as cheaper alternatives.

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Old 30th January 2013, 11:50 AM   #30
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I would use a 5w-40 synthetic and you will find those through the link below.

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 300V, Redline and Gulf Competition. they can v The Motul 8100 X-Cess, Millers XFS, Fuchs GT1 XTL/Supersyn, Shell Helix and Mobil Super 3000 are good, cheaper alternatives.

You need an ATF for the gearbox.

http://www.opieoils.co.uk/c-1432-atf...ion-fluid.aspx

The Fuchs ATF6000, Amsoil ATF and Redline D4 are the best options, but any of the Dexron III ones are fine as cheaper alternatives.

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I have been meaning to ask the same myself..

What about Diff Oil?
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Old 30th January 2013, 12:10 PM   #31
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Hi

The diff needs a 75w-140 LS oil

http://www.opieoils.co.uk/c-674-75w-...ion-fluid.aspx

The Fuchs Sintopoid LS, Millers CRX LS, Gulf Competition LS, Castrol Syntrax Longlife and Redline 75w-140 GL5 are ideal.

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Old 30th January 2013, 11:07 PM   #32
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Hi oilman

BMW E60 M5 2006

I recently had an oil change at BMW but am planning a 2k odd mile trip around Europe this summer, to include track days. I intend to order some engine oil for the trip as the V10 is a Thirsty mistress, I think I know the answer but I'd be grateful of your advice and a link if you don't mind
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Old 31st January 2013, 11:39 AM   #33
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Hi Bruno

Here you go

http://www.opieoils.co.uk/p-715-cast...-m-series.aspx

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Old 31st January 2013, 01:48 PM   #34
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Is that the same as the E9x M3?
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Old 4th February 2013, 12:36 PM   #36
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Yes it is.

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Ordered 31st Jan, arrived today, great service
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Old 5th February 2013, 08:47 AM   #38
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Glad you like it.

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Old 22nd March 2013, 03:03 AM   #39
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Is castrol 10-60 the best quality you can get at that grade?

Don't fuschs or motul do any? If so would you recommend them over the castrol GTX?

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Old 22nd March 2013, 10:01 AM   #40
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The Castrol is a good oil, but the Millers CFS, Fuchs Pro S and Gulf Competition are probably a step ahead. The Millers CFS NT is looking like it could be the best thing on the market at the moment as it can give a small power increase

http://www.opieoils.co.uk/c-662-10w-60.aspx
http://www.millersoils.co.uk/nanodrive.asp

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