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Which brand of engine oil is the best??

Hi guys, been using castrol magnatec 10w-40 on my 147 selespeed, and its been great but fairly expensive i think! im wondering is there much point in using it or shud i just go for slightly cheaper oil, or on the other hand ive read about castrol edge that apparently gives better acceleration and wot not but its like 40..!! shud i consider upgrading, downgrading or sticking to wot i no! any thoughts...??!!
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Not to sound rude, but I believe there are more threads and opinions on this subject, on here, than you can shake a dipstick at. You might try the search function.
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Im using 10w-40 castrol magnatec on my 156 2-0 ts selespeed and recently got 4 litres at Halfords for 22 quid. Its on offer so get it soon if you still want to use it.
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If you want the engine to keep healthy always use the correct oil .A 10-40w synthetic or semi-synthetic oil
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+1 magnatec - my old 2.0 TS 145 hardly drank a drop between changes.

Although i've been advised previously (think it was Roger at Peak Alfa) that if you change every 6k it doesn't matter too much as long as it's the right spec / grade! And he's probably quite right!
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Just use Magnatec. It's the right grade and type, it's usually on special somewhere, and you won't save much cash going to something cheaper anyway.
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