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Old 5th October 2005, 11:39   #1
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Default Oil change..Synthetic, where to source

All Bangalore experts,
Can you advice me about which oil I should go for my Petra,
Mannual says 15W40.

Shell Helix is available only in 15W50. I could not find Mobil 1 15W40, any one know where can I buy this in Bangalore?

Is there a better oil?

Thanks for help in advance
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Old 5th October 2005, 12:23   #2
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Mobil 1 will be available at General Auto Spares on JC road, contact Piyush on 080-22275382, the shell helix ultra synthetic is also good.
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I was planning to put synthetic oil(Long drain 20000kms) in my indica. Any idea where can i get the same in Noida?
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Hi DRC

I have a Palio GTX and am currently using Shell Helix Ultra fully synthetic 15w50 and I have no problems.

Even though the manual says 15w40, you can use 15w50. I read it on the Shell website that these numbers denote the min and the max air temprerature these oils will ideally perform in.

If you want to find out the dealer in B'lore you can email Shell from their Indian website and they will give you the details.
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Old 6th October 2005, 14:15   #5
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Getting shell helix not a problem at all, Not sure about Mobil
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Strangely, M-I is very common here in north so I was amazed when Rudra told me that it is hard to get in Bangalore, I would think it would be otherwise, OTOH, Helix is hard to find in Delhi and north-wards. 15W-50 is just fine for Bangalore weather and hard driving, thats what I use from M-I on my Accord, as a stop gap measure HDEO oils like Delo 400 and Delvac MX also do excellent work in engines, performance is pretty close to synthetics at half the cost.
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try OWS 5W50 I've been using it and can vouch for it visit http://www.ows-germany.com/ contact PowerTEch CHennai 044-55666064, also do try their Engine Flush it does wonders
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i agree with kinetik...i've been using OWS...and i love the smoothness of my engine.i'm using 10W40 and i paid around 450 per litre
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yup the stuff is Good! specially the Flush, nitrous do try the Flush on your next oil change.

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how much is shell helix ultra synthetic in mumbai?? my zen had done 1lac km n has always been running on synthetic oil & i alwayz get my oil from simplex oil store at lamingtin road opera house & am very sure its orignal...its printed mrp is 2500 now & he gives it to me for 2300 another store near shivaji park is selling the same oil for 1500 what could that be do they have sooo much margin in selling oil or its fake please help need to change my oil in 1000km...
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I got the oil change done with Shell Helix ultra, 15W50, Rs550/l
Its really good.

Gone is the harsh revving sound, now revvs silky smooth.
The temp is also lower, engine runs much cooler. There used to be a shudder when I demand power during lower rpm, The dealer ship had told me it is normal as at lower revs, the cams shafts starve of oil (dunno how much true), now surprisingly that is gone!!!

overall, a very good oil!!
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I got the oil change done with Shell Helix ultra, 15W50, Rs550/l
Where did you pick it up from?
And btw whats the drain interval for fully synthetic oils?
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Old 10th October 2005, 15:02   #13
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From Shell station, Yeshwantpur..
They say its 10000kms, Put I plan to change at usual intervals recommended by Fiat 7500kms.
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Gone is the harsh revving sound, now revvs silky smooth.
Unfortunately, I am not able to hear the difference in my car. Every time I rev, I can only hear my free flow exhaust rasping!

But, yes some how feel the car is a little smoother and the mileage is up a bit.
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Guys!
Can anyone tell me where do I get the Delo 400 in Bangalore??

Also,
Does Palio-D come with inline or rotary pump??
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