oil recommendation

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oil recommendation

Post by Sean20 » Tue Jan 29, 2019 6:09 pm

Engine oil recommendation for a 1.9 diesel?

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rutter123
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Re: oil recommendation

Post by rutter123 » Tue Jan 29, 2019 7:04 pm

I use Comma 10/40 mineral based oil perfectly suitable for older high mileage turbo and non turbo diesels and quite reasonable on price, been using it for years with no sludge build up. Personal preference really plenty of choice out there.
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