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Old 27th February 2008, 15:47   #781
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Ok guys just tried the Petronas 5w40 oil.First reaction was very smooth and engine running a lot more silently.Wont say its way better than mobil one.But yes the difference is quite noticible.Paid 2400 for a 4 litre can.
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Old 27th February 2008, 15:51   #782
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Just wanted to know is OWS Hybrid oil good to use in OHC 1.5 EXI type 2 & what grade does it come in & the cost the same too

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The oil is very good, but I would recomend you use the OWS 5W50 instead. Why ? Because you really dont need it. It is made for high revving naturally aspirated cars and turbo charged cars where the oil really takes a beating. For regular street use a 5W50 grade is more than enough.
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Old 27th February 2008, 16:07   #783
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Mobil1 5W50,OWS 5W50, Shell Helix Ultra 15W50, Castrol Edge 5W40 .
These are the fully synthetics available here.

@cancerm: OWS racing oil costs 4600 for 4 litres
You forgot Castrol Edge Sport, its about 30% more costwise as compared to the normal Castrol EDGE. How much better it is than the normal Edge, I don't know because I haven't used that either.
Apart from that Chevron, Valvoline and couple of other global companies have started selling fully synthetic oils in the market.
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Old 27th February 2008, 16:47   #784
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You forgot Castrol Edge Sport, its about 30% more costwise as compared to the normal Castrol EDGE.
I've only found the regular edge on the shelves. And its amazing VFM @ Rs.560 per litre.
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We've been recommending an engine flush before a switch to Synthetic oils. Mobil1 website says that an engine flush isn't required for a switch to Synthetic. Mobil1 site link.
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Exactly. Its not absolutely "required", but we "recommend" it.
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Hi,

Is 50W monograde engine oil available in India? I checked couple of shops today and they say 50 mono isn't available from the company. I want to know whether this is true because 40W monograde is available and they have it.

I hope it's fine to ask this in this thread i didn't want to start another thread just to ask this question.
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So, what is the benefit of flushing? Does it extend the life of the new engine oil, or is it just that psychological peace that two types of oils are not getting mixed up in the engine?
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If your car or bike has a wet clutch running off engine oil as my VFR does you need to make sure the API classification of the oil you buy meets the permissible classification by the manufacturer. If you use a classification higher as most modern oils have higher ratings your clutch would be rendered ineffective as the added slipperiness of the oil actually takes away some of the friction needed.

To give you an example my VFR requires an SG rated oil. Now if I use the readily available SL grade my clutch goes for a toss and gear changes become harsh. So you need to pay attention to these classifications especially if you plan on using synthetics on older cars/bikes which have wet clutches feeding off engine oil.
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^^I completely agree with DKG.
@Sankar: U need that oil for a lawnmower?
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@Sankar: U need that oil for a lawnmower?
It's for the Bullet
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so, where do i get these oils in noida??
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bought 4 ltrs of castrol edge for 2k at hero motors, sec 16 Noida
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Looks like most of the synthetic oils aren't synthetic oils after all unless it's the really expensive ones.

In the topic below go to the "Base stocks" section. And am having my doubts of Castrol Edge being a 'pure' synthetic oil.

Lucky those who bought Motul 300V for 600 bucks per liter

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/motorb...must-read.html (Motorcycle Engine Oil Article. Must read!)
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^^I completely agree with DKG.
@Sankar: U need that oil for a lawnmower?

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Looks like most of the synthetic oils aren't synthetic oils after all unless it's the really expensive ones.

In the topic below go to the "Base stocks" section. And am having my doubts of Castrol Edge being a 'pure' synthetic oil.

Lucky those who bought Motul 300V for 600 bucks per liter


http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/motorb...must-read.html (Motorcycle Engine Oil Article. Must read!)
300V is for Bikes right? The one we bought?
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