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Total Quartz Ineo ECS 5W30 Engine Oil ( fake or not )
#1
just brought 5lt Total Quartz Ineo ECS 5W30 Engine Oil of ebay , at £27.00 delivered , and am starting to woory in case it is fake ,cheap oil ,as they fake most things ,big risk so might go to citroen and buy some now , rather than risk me hdi blowing up .
2010 1.6 hdi 110bhp XTR
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#2
Wheres that link OJ?
That price doesnt seem too cheap.
Theres probably a batch number on a genuine pack that you could possibly check with the oil companies customer service people
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#3
I've been buying it from Nielsencdg.co.uk. If you buy in bulk you get a discount. 4* 5 litres cost me £84.09 inc delivery, if my maths is right that equates to £21.02 per 5 litre tub of oil.
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#4
yep thats where i got mine from , on ebay , they also sell on amazon.
2010 1.6 hdi 110bhp XTR
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#5
If there is FAKE knocking about, what makes you think dealers would not buy it?
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#6
true its happened before in many industries.
2010 1.6 hdi 110bhp XTR
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#7
Given this engine is used in a lot of different cars and manufacturers, does anyone know what oil (say) Ford recommend for this engine?

Kickstart
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(17-07-2013, 09:41 PM)Kickstart Wrote:  Given this engine is used in a lot of different cars and manufacturers, does anyone know what oil (say) Ford recommend for this engine?

Kickstart

LowSAP oil is all that is required

http://direct.asda.com/ASDA-5W30-Fully-S...lt,pd.html
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#9
(18-07-2013, 08:15 AM)MudFT Wrote:  LowSAP oil is all that is required

http://direct.asda.com/ASDA-5W30-Fully-S...lt,pd.html

WRONG!! The oil must conform to NORM PSA PEUGEOT & CITROEN B71 2290.
ACEA 2007 C2 & A5/B5 and the cheapo Asda oil does not come close!
But hey it's your choice.....Confusedalut:
The Older I get the Better I Was!  Cool
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(17-07-2013, 09:41 PM)Kickstart Wrote:  Given this engine is used in a lot of different cars and manufacturers, does anyone know what oil (say) Ford recommend for this engine?

Kickstart
??
Weirdness all round-even the service intervals vary for different citroen models using the same engine according to my service log book.
With all the folklore that goes with the hdi ,justified or not it would be wise to only put in oil of the exact variant specified.
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