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Subaru Owners Club has invited us to start an "oil recommendations" thread here... so if you would like any oil advice or a recommendation for your car please feel free to ask here and we will get back to you as soon as we can.
 
To help us to give the most accurate advice possible we do need some information about your car. e.g.
Make:
Model:
Year:
Engine type:
Performance modifications:
Driving style: (road / off-road / track etc)
Any other information that may be relevant: e.g. approx BHP if modified, oil temps if known
What recommendation are you looking for? Engine, Gearbox, Diff etc.
 
Any oil we recommend is available to buy from us (if you would like to) for delivery throughout the UK and many destinations in Europe. We offer a really extensive range of oils and lubricants from 11 major oil manufacturers at prices much lower than the high street and main dealers. We stock oils and fluids that meet pretty much all manufacturers and international specifications. Our brands include, Silkolene, Fuchs, Gulf, Castrol, Motul, Mobil, Millers Oils, Shell, Valvoline, Amsoil and Redline.
 
The good news is, now the Club is a member of our club discount scheme you can discounts of at least 10% across our entire range.

To redeem your 10% club discount simply use the following club discount code at the checkout.

SUBOC

Once the code is added at the checkout you will then receive your extra 10% club discount. However this discount code cannot be used in conjunction with other offer codes, BUT the code can be used in conjunction with any of our offers on this page HERE that do not require offer codes.

Any questions please ask here or contact us via email at sales@opiepoils.co.uk

Finally, if there are any products we don't stock and you have difficulty getting hold of elsewhere, let us know and we'll see if we can stock them.

We look forward to being of help!

Cheers
Guy, Opie Oils
 
You can also contact us by phone on +44 1209 202949
(All oils recommended are available to buy online at my web site)

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Feel free to contact us here for any oil recommendations or any oil related questions you may have. 

 

Alternatively complete our oil recommendation form and we will get back to you asap. You can also give us a call on 01209 202949 Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm or just drop us an email to sales@opieoils.co.uk

 

Cheers

 

oilman

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Nice one Tim makes sense to me I will Pin it too So members can find it easy enough :D 

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Can I ask, what kinda brands do people go for? Oil for their scoobs that is.

 

I'm after some new engine oil, but there are so many choices, I'm a little uncertain on which one.

 

My manual says i need 5w-30

 

I found some Shell Helix oil, from Opie oils ebay page here - which seems quite a decent price.

 

Any ideas? what brand do you go for?

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Shell helix 5/40 fully synth ιs what I use!! Change ιt every 5k or if I have done a few trackdays every 3k! Can't beat ιt for the money from opie! With genuine subaru oil filter, cheap as chips

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thanks Johnny, I've no idea what oil filter I've got, I think i had it changed when it was serviced, which was at 2.5k ago. Think its worth getting a new filter too?

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Can't beat opie fella!! Great service fast delivery too!! Their free air fresheners smell good too lol

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Hi Folks,

 

Need help with engine oil, spark plugs, gear oil, filters. It doesn’t matter if it has been modified, or even a classic car, the team at Opie Oils will help you find what you are looking for. Don't forget to;

 

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If you need any oil advice then we are here to help! You can contact us here, alternatively give us a call on 01209 202944 Monday - Friday 8.30am to 5.30pm or send us an email to sales@opieoils.co.uk

 

Cheers

Oilman

 

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If your need of any oil advice/recommendations then just ask us here and we will be happy to help.

 

Alternatively complete our oil recommendation form. You can also give us a call on 01209 202949 Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm or just drop us an email to sales@opieoils.co.uk

 

Cheers

 

oilman

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If you are struggling to find the right engine oil for your car, don't forget about our free oil advice. 

 

All we need to know is

 

Make:

Model:

Year:

Engine type:

Performance modifications:

Driving style: (road / off-road / track etc)

Any other information that may be relevant: e.g. approx BHP if modified, oil temps if known

 

If you need help you can call us Monday - Friday 8:30am to 5:30pm on 01209 202944, email us at sales@opieoils.co.uk, or use our Recommendation form, or just ask here.
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Cheers Tim won't belong before I'm redirect people here for that reason :) 

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What oil would be recommended on a 2006 WRX hawkeye model? I believe the manual says API CLASSIFICATION GL-5?! Does that mean 10w-30 Synthetic?

Also, I would like to use a standard Subaru filter - how much are these?

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Hi 

 

Are you after engine or gearbox/diff oil? 10w-30 is mainly an engine oil grade, GL5 is a gear oil rating.

 

Cheers

Tim

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Hi

 

In that case, I'd go for a 5w-40.

 

 
Out of those, the best ones are the Fuchs/Silkolene Pro S, Millers CFS/CFS NT, Motul 300V, Red Line and Gulf Competition. The Motul 8100 X-Cess, Millers XF Longlife, Fuchs GT1 XTL/Supersyn, Gulf Formula G, Shell Helix and Mobil Super 3000 are good, cheaper alternatives.
 
Here are the Subaru filters
 
 
Cheers

Tim
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Hey, What oil would you recommend for a 1999 Subaru impreza sport non turbo? Road use and only has air filter and exhaust change so no real effect on bhp I would presume, thanks in advance.

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Hi

 

I would use a 5w-40 synthetic as the best option.
 
 
Out of those, the best ones are the Fuchs/Silkolene Pro S, Millers CFS NT/CFS, Motul 300V, Redline and Gulf Competition. The Motul 8100 X-Cess, Millers XFS, Shell Helix, Fuchs Supersyn and Mobil Super 3000 are good, cheaper alternatives.
 
As a budget choice, a 10w-40 will be fine and I would either go for the Fuchs Syn MC, Shell Helix, Millers Trident/EE Nanodrive, Castrol Magnatec, Mobil Super 2000 or Motul 6100
 
 
Cheers

Tim

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Good choice, if you aren't in too much of a rush and can hold off ordering for a week or two, there will be an offer for buy 5L and get a litre free of the Nanodrive.

Cheers

TIm

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Hi tim, what oil would you suggest for my legacy, 2.0 non turbo? The manual suggests 5w-30, but i notice you tend to recommend 5w-40?

I was looking at Shell Helix Ultra ECT 5W-30 Premium Fully Synthetic Engine Oil, but i hear millers nano oil is often recommended?

Any ideas?

Cheers

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