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#1 joe_dows

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Posted 08 August 2012 - 04:36 PM

hi there all,

I am looking to get my brother (he's a mechanic) to do a service and a full oil change to my car in the very near future, just want some advice on what the best oil out there is to use? willing to pay for good stuff like and also what 'part' do I need (what synetic and number) my car is a 1.6tdci zetec s,

any help would be really appreciated,

thanks,
joe dowsett.

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#2 oilburner79

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Posted 08 August 2012 - 05:06 PM

You'll be needing 5W 30 fully synthetic that meets Ford specifications Castrol is good stuff

#3 Stoney871

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Posted 08 August 2012 - 06:35 PM

+1
Castrol magnatec is recommended across the whole Ford range.

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Posted 08 August 2012 - 07:17 PM

HI I have 1.6tdci I use FORMULA F,ITS Fords own 5/30 synthetic oil .IT IS suposed to have a low ash content which suits the Tdci engines hope this helps.. :)

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Posted 09 August 2012 - 06:45 PM

now i was going to get castrol, but this formula f stuff sounds good if its fords own? im stuck guys:/

#6 stef123

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Posted 13 August 2012 - 11:41 PM

now i was going to get castrol, but this formula f stuff sounds good if its fords own? im stuck guys:/


I believe they are the same thing..

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