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Hi all,
I had normally used castrol edge 10w 60 fully synthetic but I am now finding it very difficult to get hold of all the spares shops near me I have tried just look at me like i'm mad and tell me to use an alternative oil. I was looking in halford today and they do there own brand synthetic oil 10w 50 for track day and enthusiastic driving! or a 5w 40 fully synthetic oil, does anyone know if either of these would be ok in my 156 2.0jts? is the Halfords stuff any good or should I use another major brands 10w 40 synthetic oil?
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Re: What oil

oh no not the oil debate again!

there is no definitive answer, its like asking what flavour of crisps is best.

in my opinion you should use a 10w40 fully synthetic oil in the uk for enthusiastic road driving. which brand is entirely up to you, end of the day they all pass the same standards, but some are much better than the minimum requirement, others arent.
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I just use Shell Helix 10-40w semi-synthetic in my 2.0 JTS and change it every 4k or so. i was using Selina but it was expensive and the engine does seem to use a bit so I opted for what we put in our customers cars. Seems ok and consumption seems to have reduced a little lately.
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The 10W 50 would probably be preferable than the 5W 40 all other things being equal
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10W 40W Semi...any good make will do...
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Don't forget that "Fordm" has a 2.0JTS and the only factory spec oil is 10w60 synthetic.

Castrol Edge 10w60 is available mail order from Halfords, or direct from Castrol via Castrol Classic Oils (linked from the main Castrol site).
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