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Best oil for 2.0 cdti
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Hi everyone, i just wanted to ask for any recomendations on which is the best oil to use for my 2.0 cdti sri. Is any brand better than others?
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#2
I always use GM oil (but I have lifetime warranty)


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(30:th-Jun-2016, 22:41:14)Rusty2009 Wrote: You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login to view.I always use GM oil (but I have lifetime warranty)


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Thanks, theres so many different brands claiming to have better qualities i dont which to buy. Or if theyre all the same
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I'm currently using Castrol Magnatec C3.


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shell helix ultra 5w-30 just make sure whatever oil you use it is dexos approved as that is the recommended oil
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(1:st-Jul-2016, 21:42:20)tucpal Wrote: You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login to view.shell helix ultra 5w-30 just make sure whatever oil you use it is dexos approved as that is the recommended oil

Stupid question but what is dexos approved?
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Dexos2 on the the 2.0cdti


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yes shell helix ultra is dexos2
dexos2 is the type of oil recommended for your engine
so whatever brand you use make sure it say dexos2 approval on it
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#10
Nice list
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Which one to choose...

Shell Helix Ultra AG 5W-30 Dexos2
Shell Helix Ultra ECT 5W30 Dexos2

Both are 5W-30 and Dexos2 but only one (ECT) states it is specifically for DPF, it is quite a bit dearer too lol.
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ETC mate thats what i use
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(28:th-Dec-2016, 06:09:45)tucpal Wrote: You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login to view.ETC mate thats what i use

Cheers mate, just ordered some from eurocarparts using OIL50 promo code and got 5ltr for £28.
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