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PeterN
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Engine oil

Post by PeterN » Thu Jan 04, 2018 2:41 pm

Just spotted this on ebay https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/MANNOL-Defen ... Sw7zlZkXDz

Cheaper than Trago Mills! CF rated OK for 406 2l Hdi, not recommended for the 2.2 as its not low ash but I'm sure it would be allright. This is for 20 litres, free carriage.

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Re: Engine oil

Post by piglet » Sat Jan 13, 2018 1:51 pm

Blimey that is reasonably priced.
I'm a bit sceptical on this semi vs fully synth thing.
Is fully synth really best for boring road Diesels or is it fashion driven?
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Re: Engine oil

Post by Welly » Mon Jan 15, 2018 9:53 am

Fully Syn is fine if the engine has always ran on it but there's a school of thought that by adding fully syn to an engine used to semi-syn it may start to shift waxy oil deposits around the system.....something best avoided. I think semi-syn is perfect for the HDi as it's a very unstressed unit.
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