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Post by Freddie » Tue Oct 27, 2020 9:18 pm

Hi....Am I good to use this.." Millers Oil Classic Pistoneeze 10w40 Mineral. " Oil? If not , which 10/40 is being used....thanks.

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Re: Oil type

Post by SmuttyHutty » Tue Oct 27, 2020 9:21 pm

The accepted wisdom is Millers Trident Semi-Synthetic 10W40
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Re: Oil type

Post by dac69er » Wed Oct 28, 2020 6:52 am

Any half decent 10w-40 semi synthetic and regular changes is what I do. I don't worry too much about a specific brand.
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Re: Oil type

Post by SmuttyHutty » Wed Oct 28, 2020 8:25 am

My RX8 cost me £1600 and so I am a bit like @dac69er and stuck a lesser known semi-synthetic 10w40 in mine in the last change.

However, if, like Freddie, I had just spent around £8000 on an RX8 I'd be putting unicorn semen in it!

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Re: Oil type

Post by Freddie » Wed Oct 28, 2020 8:43 am

I didnt pay 8 grand for it mate, but, the best costs! Have looked for unicorn semen on ebay but any find any?

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Re: Oil type

Post by Delanor » Wed Oct 28, 2020 9:42 am

Plenty of recommendation here Oil 101 for newbies

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Re: Oil type

Post by craigy85 » Wed Oct 28, 2020 12:20 pm

SmuttyHutty wrote:
Tue Oct 27, 2020 9:21 pm
The accepted wisdom is Millers Trident Semi-Synthetic 10W40
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This is currently on offer from demon tweeks - about £17 for 5l if memory serves...
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Previously - 2005 Nordic Green 231 with Axxess Ipod kit, Integrated Bluetooth Handsfree Kit, SS Strakes, SS Lockwood Grilles

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Re: Oil type

Post by SmuttyHutty » Wed Oct 28, 2020 12:47 pm

Freddie wrote:
Wed Oct 28, 2020 8:43 am
I didnt pay 8 grand for it mate, but, the best costs! Have looked for unicorn semen on ebay but any find any?
Hey I'm glad you managed to get a few quid off it. Was looking at it on Autotrader and checked its MoT history. You've got a peach of a car there.

As for unicorn juice - when I find some I'll share it!

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Re: Oil type

Post by Ainmhidh » Thu Oct 29, 2020 1:08 pm

SmuttyHutty wrote:
Wed Oct 28, 2020 12:47 pm
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As for unicorn juice - when I find some I'll share it!
Just make sure you get a certificate of authenticity, otherwise you might just get any old knocked-off bull... :lol:
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Re: Oil type

Post by Vj4sothername » Thu Oct 29, 2020 1:11 pm

I always found the sparkles in the unicorn to be pearlescent. The fake stuff looks like someone dumped in a bag of party glitter and didn't stir it.
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