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oilman
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Swift Owners 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 stock oils & lubricants from 9 major oil brands: Amsoil, Castrol, Fuchs, Gulf, Millers, Mobil, Motul, Redline and Silkolene, so we can supply fluids meeting the vast majority of manufacturer and international specifications. Swift Owners members get a discount of at least 10% on our usual prices... just choose "Swift Owners" as your club when registering on the Opie Oils web site and enter your forum username. 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 215164 (All oils recommended are available to buy online at my web site)

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Make: Suzuki Oil required: Engine oil Model: Swift Sport Year: 2007 Engine type: 1.6 Performance modifications: Driving style: road I've used shell religiously since buying the sport but i'm considering switching to motul what would you reccommend and how much am I looking at?

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Motul make some of the best oils available, the 300V 5w-30 being their best for your car, but the X-Max 5w-30 is also a very good choice.

http://www.opieoils....engine-oil.aspx

Cheers

Tim

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Make: Suzuki
Model: Swift Sport
Year: 2007
Engine type: M16A
Performance modifications: -
Driving style: road, fast road, uphills, occasionally track
What recommendation are you looking for? Gearbox oil

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Hi

You need a 75w-90 for the gearbox and here are the ones we have.

http://www.opieoils....673-75w-90.aspx

If you want to go for the best, the Millers CRX 75w-90 NT, Motul Gear 300, Silkolene Silktran Syn 5 and Millers TRX. The Castrol Syntrax, Motul Motylgear and Fuchs Gear Syn are all decent alternatives.

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Tim

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today i have the 15000km service :D i put shell helix ultra 5w-10 and gear oil motul motyl gear 75W80 :roll: . with this gear oil maybe have any problem? :roll: #-o

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It will be just fine, you may even get a smoother shift especially when its cold :) Cheers Guy

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Hey mate wAnting to service my sport for the fun of it lol, What oil should I use is shells 5w - 30 ok to use or could you recommend any other oil cheers

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It will be just fine, you may even get a smoother shift especially when its cold :)

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Guy

thanks for reply oilman :D

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Hey mate wAnting to service my sport for the fun of it lol,
What oil should I use is shells 5w - 30 ok to use or could you recommend any other oil cheers



5w-30 is the correct grade, but it depends what Shell oil you are going to use. Their full synthetic ones are pretty good and I would go for one of those.

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Cheers so a fully synthetic 5w-30 grade. Thanks mate

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Hi Oilman A bit confused the handbook for my 08 Swift Sport recommends either 10w-30 or 10w-40 engine oil. Yet in this thread you are recommending 5w-30 please advise, is a 5w-30 synthetic a better oil for the sport? Thanks 8)

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10w is a basic option really, a 5w gives better cold start protection which is why we recommend it

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Oilman Thanks for that! 5w-30 it is then. Regards 8)

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which oil would you recommend for a tremec t5 gearbox?

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Whats it in? Cheers Guy

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Hi Oilman, I would like to know if I could use 0W-30 oil in a Swift Sport 2007. Will be there any problem?

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It will be fine
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Whats it in?

Cheers

Guy


its in a mnr vortx+ (seven style kitcar) basically its the same as whats in a chimera, but the fifth gear is .63 not .80
cheers

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The norm was ATF back in the day, we find the Asmoil ATF popular. Cheers Guy




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