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Old 12th September 2007, 16:50   #556
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Can anyone tell me the recomended grade for an alto please, I have used castrol previously however do not remember the grade. -

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Just changed over to castrol edge fully synth from magnatec semi synth. Engine seems a lot smoother now.
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Old 13th September 2007, 21:15   #558
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Guys do we get Amsoil or Redline synthetic oil in India ? anyone heard of it in India ?
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I am going to give my car for the 20K service in about 2 weeks. I enquired with Bimal Motors, Bangalore, about the Mobil1 synthetic oil for the Baleno and they said it'll cost me Rs 1000 per litre and that I would need 4 litres for it. Also, they said that it has to be changed after about 20,000 kms. Are the rates and the change period mentioned correct?
Thats damn steep dude. Now that you have picked up Shell Helix go with it.
Whatta day I had, the dude's at 3 shell outlets had no clue of this oil grade 5w50. Above all they give you gyan saying "Saar this is recommended for Bangalore" .
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In Chennai, Mobil1 costs 800 rupees for a litre.
Nitrous anna bangy is 20 bucks cheaper .
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So you mean to say that change to Synthetic will not bring about much difference to a 90+K run engine. Why so ?
hmm all the wear has happened and nothing much to salvage on that front apart from feel good factor

@chetan: nope havent heard the names yet
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I got Mobil 1 for Optra API SF, what does the Swift D require?
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I got Mobil 1 for Optra API SF, what does the Swift D require?
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Ok swift d following is said:

"Be sure that the engine oil you use comes under the quality classification of ACEA B3. The recommended engine oil is SF 15W 40, API CG4 or above."

Oil gurus please recommend options.
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Busa, Jaggu last time I was at RNS they were looking at using some synthetic/semi synthetic oil from Shell for the Swift D. Jaggu, why don't you call up RNS and talk to the works manager? He should be able to give you what oil they recommend.
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Jaggu, tough to find a oil here that has both B3 & CG rating. Delvac has CG rating, but E3. Mobil 1 Supersync has B3 but CF rating!

Last time I changed my oil, I put in this:

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So that means no syntetic avilable for Swift D?
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No. It meets B3 & B4 (direct injection i.e. CRDI engines) standards which is specific for European Diesels. And API SM as well which is the latest for all passenger vehicles.

So this oil would be perfectly fine.
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Thanks Rtech, so i should buy a can of 4L of Mobil1 Supersyn 5W50 API SM for the Swift D?
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Sorry for Re-posting, Hope this one catches someones attention.

Can anyone tell me the recomended grade for an alto (3cyl) please, I have used castrol previously however do not remember the grade. -

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@ Knightrider, best to refer to your owners manual.
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Can anyone tell me the recomended grade for an alto (3cyl) please, I have used castrol previously however do not remember the grade.
5W50 is good for the Alto.
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