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oil (again, sorry!)

hello

i had pretty much decided on castrol edge 0w30 but millers nano drive 5w40 seems to be getting rave reviews.

most oil websites and people on here seem to go with 0w30 but on type r owners forum, most were saying 5w40....

i don't do much mileage and don't track it so don't want to spend over the odds.....any advice ?...or will either do fine??



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I used 5w40 when i was NA, and im still using the same oil now with a supercharger.

It's always worked fine for me!
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I've always used 5w40 when I had my EP3 and that's what TGM put in the FD2 when it was serviced.
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I've ordered some Millers Nanodrive 5w 40. Opie oils have it for only 55 quid, usually 70 i believe.

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For Type Rs I often recommend a 5w-40 as they can burn a drop if you like the VTEC and the 5w-40 burns off a bit slower than 0w-30.

Either grade is absolutely fine to use.

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i had mine serviced at honda and they used 5w-40.
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excellent, thanks for the help...think i'll try some millers nanodrive...
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try fuchs titan pro race s 5w-40, think opie are doing a deal on it, cracking stuff.
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Yes, it is very good stuff and on offer at the moment.
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Anyone used tesco 5w40 fully synthetic ?... It's only £30 for 5 litres at the moment at my local store...
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Thought it would be worth mentioning that recently i changed from castrol edge to fuchs titan and ive noticed that the car is slightly using more fuel.Not sure as to why ?
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Anyone used tesco 5w40 fully synthetic ?... It's only £30 for 5 litres at the moment at my local store...
I would say get a proper branded oil instead - own brand oils are basic.

5w-40 engine oil | 5w40 oil

You can get the Fuchs Supersyn, Shell Helix, Gulf Formula G and ULE are all cheaper than the Tesco one, but are all good oils.

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