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Old 22 Jul 2009, 05:17 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hi chaps.

i have a subaru turbo wagon year 97/98, its done 150,000 miles.
can anyone recomend what engine oil to use please.
some say semi syn 10w40 others say use fully synthetic like 5w 30 etc ,others say fully syn not really needed.
i only use the car at weekends and stands most of time on driveway.

any help/advise appreciated asap.
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Old 22 Jul 2009, 07:08 PM   #2 (permalink)
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hi chaps.

i have a subaru turbo wagon year 97/98, its done 150,000 miles.
can anyone recomend what engine oil to use please.
some say semi syn 10w40 others say use fully synthetic like 5w 30 etc ,others say fully syn not really needed.
i only use the car at weekends and stands most of time on driveway.

any help/advise appreciated asap.
thankyou
stu
IMHO 10/40 Semi sythetic should do nicely...
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Old 22 Jul 2009, 07:43 PM   #3 (permalink)
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i wouldn;t advise semi sythetic, stay with fullyu synthetic, oil and petrol are the life blood of the engine, saveing a few pennys here can cause a big dent in your wallet for a rebuild
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Id use 10w 40 to and if a very cold winter a 5w 30
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IMHO 10/40 Semi sythetic should do nicely...
Good engine oil Castrol GTX magnatec 10w 40.
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I second that^^^^^^^^^^^
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I'm afraid I'm with the Tidge on this one, fully synthetic. Could try Mobil 1 or the like as it is a decent fully synth oil but easy on the pocket. If money is no object then try Motul 300V 10W 40.
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Ok... fully synthetic..... but 10/40 fine up until the cold months
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