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#1 hhrxz

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 01:05 PM

guys what do you recommend for an fb14 with a GA15de engine.tanx

#2 maheshw

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 03:03 PM

i am using castr..l for my one. mob..l also good in range,
will see how others coment on this.

#3 c1nder

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 03:05 PM

Try a Mineral based oil like Mobil Super 1000 15W-40.

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 03:19 PM

i am using castr..l for my one. mob..l also good in range,
will see how others coment on this.


uptonow i used caltex its seems heavier for my engine

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 04:15 PM

uptonow i used caltex its seems heavier for my engine

machan what grade of oil you are using ? The brand doesn't really affect the heaviness you are mentioning :)
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Posted 24 April 2012 - 05:32 PM

I have heard laughs oil is also pretty good... if you frequently change the oil I guess its as good as the big brands but without the premium pricing.

I have shifted to Castrol Edge Sport from Motul. I honestly cannot feel any difference in performance but from what I have read its one of the best oils out there.

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 05:39 PM

machan what grade of oil you are using ? The brand doesn't really affect the heaviness you are mentioning :)


bro its 15w 40

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 05:47 PM

I have heard laughs oil is also pretty good... if you frequently change the oil I guess its as good as the big brands but without the premium pricing.

I have shifted to Castrol Edge Sport from Motul. I honestly cannot feel any difference in performance but from what I have read its one of the best oils out there.



tanx for info bro..guess its too good for my old car..seems my oil is getting discolored pretty quickly so thgt its smthn to do with the quality of oil.

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 08:02 PM

I have heard laughs oil is also pretty good... if you frequently change the oil I guess its as good as the big brands but without the premium pricing.

I have shifted to Castrol Edge Sport from Motul. I honestly cannot feel any difference in performance but from what I have read its one of the best oils out there.


Hi Carbon, what is grade of your Castrol oil? Is it same as mobil 15w40?

What is the best oil grade for a 200k km car?

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 04:39 AM

i personaly think 15w-40 will work well in an old car in Sri lankan weather.

the W next to the 15 stands for "winter" which is for cold weather starting, so the first number is not a huge consern in Sri Lanka. when the car gets older i would use a thinker oil. Older engine shouldnt be based on the miles or years. Miles are just a number, age of a engine is significantly based on how you have maintained and driven it etc... my car has 130k Miles (208km) and i have always used 0w-30 full synthetic. eventhough i have a heavy foot i burn oil only 300ml for every 5kmiles. to me thats a good engine and i will continue to use 0w-30. when my engine start burning more oil and compression numbers are lower than specified then i would switch to 0w-40.
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Posted 25 April 2012 - 04:54 AM

Mobil is expensive!, what about Caltex? It think Caltex is ok when you don't use your car that much

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 11:07 PM

they recommend Havoline for honda's.I shifted to havoline from mobil.dont see a difference though!

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 12:24 PM

i was using Castrol And Mobil for my petrol vehicles. now im using LANKA Super DS40 for my CR41 its very good than Caltex DS40 very smooth and low engine Noice price only 2150/- 5L change every 3500km

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 12:41 PM

Castrol Edge 5W 40.. :grinning-smiley-003:

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 12:52 PM

Hi Carbon, what is grade of your Castrol oil? Is it same as mobil 15w40?

What is the best oil grade for a 200k km car?


I think its 5w40, like blkr6 has mentioned the number is not a big deal as its Sri Lanka the given range would fit well weather its 5w40 or 10W40 etc...

Also he has pretty much covered it as a thicker oil is better on a older or engine as the thinner the oil the more likely for it to burn and pass through small cracks etc... they is a minor compromise on engine performance by going for a thicker oil but its very insignificant. And all the claims by oil giants saying their oil will give you better milles per gallon is too hyped up, at least in my opinion.

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 12:54 PM

i was using Castrol And Mobil for my petrol vehicles. now im using LANKA Super DS40 for my CR41 its very good than Caltex DS40 very smooth and low engine Noice price only 2150/- 5L change every 3500km


Did u use Mobil or Castro for your CR41 earlier?
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Posted 27 April 2012 - 12:55 PM

Castrol Edge 5W 40.. :grinning-smiley-003:


Edge Sport ?

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 02:39 PM

Edge Sport ?


Nope.. using the Normal one... :)

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 06:41 PM

Did u use Mobil or Castro for your CR41 earlier?


yes, i was using Mobil Delvac it can run 5000-6000km. engine also very smooth and low noise. just like petrol engine. but when i change oil after 5500km oil was very dirty and just like Tar. so i decided to change to mono grade because it can change every 3500km. because often oil change engine also very clean. when change oil, oil is not so dark and thick than Mobil Delvac oil when change, one technical guy told me to use this Lanka Super DS40 (Ceyptco) it also giving me smooth running and low noise just like Mobil Delvac. but i know Lanka Super DS is mono grade and Delvac multi grade.

Lanka Duper DS40 Rs.2200/3500Km= Rs. 0.62 pr KM
Mobil Delvac Rs.3500/5500km = Rs. 0.63 pr KM

Not so big money difference. but using Lanka super can keep engine clean because oil change every 3500km (but can run 4000km also, but i change from 3500km)

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 09:57 PM

For nerarly new vehicles with Catalytic Converters , the phospurous contents in oil can harm the same.
This content vary with oil to oil and new API SL standard is generally ok. Must read datasheets of particular
products before selecting. For example Havol*** is rich in this subtance. Zinc is the other subtance which
damages the Catalitic Converters. When you use oil additives be careful about these facts.

For older vehicles which need SJ or lower classifications without Catalytics ,Castrol & Mobil mineral oils
are good for the purpose.