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Discussion in 'VF Holden Commodore (2013 - 2017)' started by Wayne001, May 11, 2019.

  1. greenacc

    greenacc Searching for the billion

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    It varies from dealer to dealer. Whichever approved oil they can get cheaper.
     
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    In my experience Dealers will use what they can get the best deal on. Mine uses Valvolene semi synthetic. I supply my own Penrite GF5.
     
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    Dexos 2 I though for our cars you must use Dexos 1
     
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    See posts 18/19. I made an error :)
     
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    My dealer use AC Delco oil, blended locally by Fuchs.
     
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    Is that the dealer you purchased your Magnum from?
     
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    Yes.
     
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    Each 'stealer-ship' is different. The oil they use will depend on the contract they have with their supplier. Cheapest supplier usually wins.
     
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    To make it even more confusing, there's a 'Dexos 1', a 'Dexos 2', and a 'Dexos 1 Gen 2'. :confused:

    Dexos 2 is designed for diesels, so even though it may be fine for your petrol engine (it'll certainly keep it damn clean) Dexo 1, or Dexos 1 Gen 2 is what's intended for your petrol engine by GM. Clear as mud?
     
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