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  1. The Opie Oils Warehouse Clearance is here! It's simple, use voucher code WH15 to get 15% off anything and everything at www.opieoils.co.uk - Be quick, it won't be around for long! To give you an idea on the deals to be had, below you will find a list with links to some of our most popular oils and fluids - simply follow the link for further information and specifications: ENGINE OILS - Fuchs Titan Race Pro S 5w-40: 5 litres WAS £44.95 NOW £38.21 - Millers Oils Nanodrive CFS 5w-40 NT: 5 litres WAS £54.49 NOW £46.32 - Mobil 1 ESP 5w-30: 5 litres WAS £36.95 NOW £31.41 - Shell Helix Ultra 5w-40: 5 litres WAS £29.95 NOW £25.46 - Castrol Edge Titanium 5w-30 LL FST: 4 litres WAS £31.99 NOW £27.19 GEARBOX/DIFF OILS - Millers Oils CRX 75w-90 NT+: 1 litre WAS £17.95 NOW £15.26 - Motul Gear 300 75w-90: 1 litre WAS £14.95 NOW £12.71 - Fuchs Titan Sintofluid 75W-80: 1 litre WAS £9.95 NOW £8.46 - Castrol Syntrax Limited Slip 75w-140: 1 litre WAS £15.95 NOW £13.56 - Red Line MT90 75w-90 GL4: 1 quart WAS £18.95 NOW £16.11 BRAKE FLUIDS - Motul RBF 600: 500ml WAS £11.95 NOW £10.16 - Motul RBF 660: 500ml WAS £13.99 NOW £11.89 - Castrol DOT 4 Fully Synthetic Brake Fluid: 1 litre WAS £8.95 NOW £7.61 - Gulf Competition RF1000: 500ml WAS £11.95 NOW £10.16 Not just oils & fluids..... It's not just oils we sell, come take a look at the huge range of products now available at Opie Oils, you may be surprised! To make it easier to find everything we offer, we have recently re-designed our navigation bar in to the following headings: Oil, Car Parts, Bike Parts, Accessories & Styling, Maintenance, Travel & Touring, Roof Bars, Tools & Workplace, Brands and offers. If you should need any further information or advice on the correct items for your vehicle, give us a call on 01209 202 949 or drop us an email to sales@opieoils.co.uk and we will be happy to provide a free and impartial recommendation for you tailored to your particular vehicle, its level of modification and the use it is getting. Until next time! -Oilman
  2. Fair enough, it's a decent oil.
  3. The XTR with the members 10% off is about £16 from us.
  4. Thanks for the order. Cheers Tim
  5. Hi There's not many offers on 5w-30s at the moment, just a discount on the Mobil ESP, but you can use the code LOC for 10% off the website prices. The Fuchs GT1 Pro Flex is a really good oil for the money, unless you want to go for a top end performance oil, I would probably go for the Pro Flex. http://www.opieoils.co.uk/p-69365-fuchs-titan-gt1-pro-flex-xtl-5w-30-fully-synthetic-engine-oil.aspx Cheers Tim
  6. Hi In the UK, it doesn't get cold enough to need a 0w, so you won't really notice any difference. Cheers Tim
  7. Hi I would use a 5w-30 oil http://www.opieoils.co.uk/c-653-5w-30.aspx The best ones there are the Fuchs/Silkolene Pro S, Motul 300V, Mobil ESP, Castrol Edge, Shell Helix Ultra ECT, Millers XF, Fuchs GT1 and Red Line, but the Motul Eco-Energy, Mobil Super 3000, Shell Helix HX7 AF/AG and Fuchs XTR are good cheaper alternatives. Regards Tim
  8. Hi guys Opie Oils have a pair of tickets to Knockhill Racing Circuit up for grabs, so if you and a guest fancy spending the day watching the Scottish Championship Car Racing this Sunday, then you may be in luck! To be in with a chance of winning these tickets, all you have to do is drop us a PM titled SMRC 10TH. In the message, please include your full name, the name of your guest, your address, telephone number and email address - this will make sure that we can get in touch with you as quickly as possible after the winner has been selected. - Please only apply if you are able to attend on Sunday 10th Spetember, as it would be a shame for the tickets to go to waste - Should you be the lucky winner of these tickets, your guest and yourself will meet a member of the David Sleigh Race Team at the gates at 10:30AM on Sunday 10th September. They will then provide you with your passes and bring you accross to their race awning, skipping the waiting lines. Here, you can meet this awesome racing team, hang out for the day and have some lunch whilst watching one of the best events of the season. "Scottish Championship Car Racing organised by the SMRC, has a superb range of racing classes, a super-slick racing format with around 18 races to entertain you during an action-packed afternoon. Valuable Championship points will be up-for-grabs as the leading racers jostle for the top of the Championship standings, as we reach the penultimate round in the 2017 season. Traditionally, this is when championship challenges are made and expect to see the best racers in each class battle hard at the front of the grid for those all-important race wins" You can find full details of the event HERE, and David Sleigh Racings page HERE. Please feel free to drop us a line too if you need any further information, we're in the office Monday to Friday 8:30 - 5:30 on 01209 202 944 or via email on sales@opieoils.co.uk. As the event is for this weekend, get those messages in quick, the winner will be picked at random and contacted by Thursday 7th at the latest. Best of luck guys! Cheers, Oilman
  9. Hi guys Opie Oils have a pair of tickets to Knockhill Racing Circuit up for grabs, so if you and a guest fancy spending the day watching the Scottish Championship Car Racing this Sunday, then you may be in luck! To be in with a chance of winning these tickets, all you have to do is drop us a PM titled SMRC Reverse. In the message, please include your full name, the name of your guest, your address, telephone number and email address - this will make sure that we can get in touch with you as quickly as possible after the winner has been selected. - Please only apply if you are able to attend on Sunday 20th August, as it would be a shame for the tickets to go to waste - Should you be the lucky winner of these tickets, your guest and yourself will meet a member of the David Sleigh Race Team at the gates at 10:30AM on Sunday 20th August. They will then provide you with your passes and bring you accross to their race awning, skipping the waiting lines. Here, you can meet this awesome racing team, hang out for the day and have some lunch whilst watching one of the best events of the season. "Scottish Championship Car Racing organised by the SMRC, has a superb range of racing classes, a super-slick racing format with around 18 races to entertain you during an action-packed afternoon. Valuable Championship points will be up-for-grabs as the leading racers jostle for the top of the Championship standings, as we pass the half way mark in the season. Traditionally, this is when championship challenges are made and expect to see the best racers in each class battle hard at the front of the grid for those all-important race wins." You can find full details of the event HERE, and David Sleigh Racings page HERE. Please feel free to drop us a line too if you need any further information, we're in the office Monday to Friday 8:30 - 5:30 on 01209 202 944 or via email on sales@opieoils.co.uk. As the event is for this weekend, get those messages in quick, the winner will be picked at random and contacted by Friday 18th at the latest. Best of luck guys! Cheers, Oilman
  10. It's that time again, folks. Opie Oils are offering free shipping on orders over £40! This offer is running from 5pm Friday 11th August until midday on Monday 14th August, so you'll need to get those orders in ASAP. There is no code required, it will automatically apply the free shipping at the £40 threshold. This will leave you free to use your forum discount for 10% off your order! Unfortunately, we are unable to extend this free shipping offer to trade orders and it can only be used on orders to areas that the couriers class as Mainland UK. There are some great offers on top quality products at Opies at the moment, it's worth taking advantage of these while the shipping offer is on to get some real bargains. Below are links to some of our most popular products, simply click on them for all further details and specifications. - Fuchs Titan Race Pro S 5w-40 - Castrol Edge Titanium 5w-30 LL - Castrol Edge Supercar 10w-60 Titanium FST - Millers Oils Nanodrive CFS 5w-40 NT+ - Mobil 1 ESP 5w-30 - Mobil 1 FS 0w-40 - Shell Helix Ultra 5w-40 - Motul RBF 600 racing brake fluid - Motul Gear 300 75w-90 racing gearbox and diff oil With a huge range of products available, including an array of cleaning and detailing products, spark plugs, wiper blades, gearbox and diff oils and our classic car range - there will be something for everyone. Our newest additions to the range include ACF-50 Anti Corrosion products and Hella lighting solutions. As always, our expert advice is free, so you can get in touch with us Monday to Friday 8:30 - 5:30 on 01209 202 944, email us at sales@opieoils.co.uk or simply drop us a message on here. Until next time! -Oilman
  11. Hi guys Just a quick heads up to let you all know that our most recent brainchild is now live and kicking - Say hello to Opie Commercial Oils! We appreciate that not everyone here drives an 18 wheeler big rig, but our new website also covers an array of fluids for all vans, trucks and even buses, so if you need anything for the work van for example, then you may want to have a look below. Opie Commercial Oils offers more than 150 commercial vehicle oils and fluids from the likes of Texaco, Castrol, Shell, Mobil, and Millers Oils. A comprehensive range of engine oils, gearbox and differential oils, greases and coolants are all available for your servicing needs, delivered to your door at trade prices. Geared towards all aspects of commercial vehicles, from buses to lorries, and everything in between, we offer commercial products in commercial quantities at commercial prices. Perhaps you're a self-employed courier, electrician or plumber? Well, just give us a buzz next time your service is due and we're sure to have the product for you, and at great prices to boot. Below, you will find links to the different vehicle categories that we cater for: BUS AND COACH - Engine Oil - Gear Oil - Ancillaries TRUCK AND HGV - Engine Oil - Gear Oil - Ancillaries VAN AND LGV - Engine Oil - Gear Oil - Ancillaries If you know the spec that you're after, then you can simply hover over the "Shop By Specification" tab. This displays everything we have to offer in that certain spec, such as Iveco and Caterpillar, as well as all the usuals from ACEA and many more to cover vehicles from MAN, Scania and DAF to name a few. There's also free shipping on all orders over £250. Of course, if you're not sure of the exact product you need, or just require some advice on what would work best, then all you need to do is email us at sales@opieoils.co.uk with details of your vehicle and any special requirements and we would be happy to provide free and impartial advice. Alternatively, just give us a call on 01209 202942 and we'll get straight to it. Again, we appreciate that this may not be of interest to all of you guys, but just wanted to keep you in the loop about what we've been working on, and hopefully offer a product you may be after. Why not have a look around HERE. Until next time! Oilman
  12. Hi guys Opie Oils have a pair of tickets to Knockhill Racing Circuit up for grabs, so if you and a guest fancy spending the day watching the Scottish Championship Car Racing, then you may be in luck! To be in with a chance of winning these tickets, all you have to do is drop us a PM titled SMRC. In the message, please include your full name, the name of your guest, your address, telephone number and email address - this will make sure that we can get in touch with you as quickly as possible after the winner has been selected. - Please only apply if you are able to attend on Sunday 2nd July, as it would be a shame for the tickets to go to waste - Should you be the lucky winner of these tickets, your guest and yourself will meet a member of the David Sleigh Race Team at the gates at 10:30AM on Sunday 2nd July. They will then provide you with your passes and bring you accross to their race awning, skipping the waiting lines. Here, you can meet this awesome racing team, hang out for the day and have some lunch whilst watching one of the best events of the season. "Scottish Championship Car Racing organised by the SMRC, has a superb range of racing classes, a super-slick racing format with around 18 races to entertain you during an action-packed afternoon. Action will come from Scottish Formula Ford, Legends, Mini Coopers, BMW Compacts, Fiestas, Sports & Saloon and Classic Sports & Saloon Championships. A jam-packed programme will keep you enthralled, bemused and entertained throughout the day. The Knockhill track provides the perfect platform for open, exciting and wheel-to-wheel racing – which is always spectacular across all classes!" You can find full details of the event HERE, and David Sleigh Racings page HERE. Please feel free to drop us a line too if you need any further information, we're in the office Monday to Friday 8:30 - 5:30 on 01209 202 944 or via email on sales@opieoils.co.uk. As the event is for this weekend, get those messages in quick, the winner will be picked at random and contacted by Friday 30th at the latest. Best of luck guys! Cheers, Oilman
  13. Those of you that already use Fuchs Oils will be aware of the quality of their products, especially if you are using their Titan Race Pro range. Well, we are pleased to inform you that Opie Oils are offering 15% off ALL Fuchs Titan Race Pro S and Pro R engine oils! Be quick, this is for a limited time only. To get this discount, all you need to do is use the code: OILPRO at checkout! Unfortunately, your forum discount cannot be used in conjunction with this. One of the most popular choices in this range is the Fuchs Titan Race Pro S 5w-40. Originally, 5 litres of this was £46.99 but with the discount it is now £39.95! Another very popular viscosity is the Fuchs Titan Race Pro S 10w-50 - this was £47.95 for 5 litres, and is now £40.76! Fuchs engine oils meet the latest and most demanding specifications set including the latest ACEA C1, C2 and C3 low SAPS approvals. Opie Oils are official distributors for this prestigious brand, so if your vehicle is getting fast road use, track days, or competition use, we've got you covered whatever your set up or level of modifications! There is an array of benefits to be gained from using these fully synthetic ester based oils, some of which include: - Enhanced anti-wear properties - Outstanding temperature protection and cold start characteristics - Suitable for use in turbocharged and normally aspirated diesel and petrol engines - Increased fuel economy - Reduced emissions - Ester content creates surface-active layer, meaning a thin layer of oil on the surfaces at all times Every oil you will find in this Titan Race Pro range including the Pro S and Pro R oils, is a fully synthetic, ester based high performance engine oil providing optimum protection for extended engine life and reliability - with the added bonus of having 15% off! Simply click HERE to see the entirety of what we have to offer. Below are links to each of them: - Fuchs Titan Race Pro S 5w-30 - Fuchs Titan Race Pro S 5w-40 - Fuchs Titan Race Pro S 10w-50 - Fuchs Titan Race Pro R 15w-50 - Fuchs Titan Race Pro S 10w-60 - Fuchs Titan Race Pro R 10w-40 - Fuchs Titan Race Pro C3 5w-30 If you need a bit of advice on choosing the perfect oil for your particular vehicle, give us a call on 01209 202 944 Monday to Friday, 8:30-5:30 or drop us an email to sales@opieoils.co.uk and we can provide a free bespoke recommendation for you. That's all for now folks! - Oilman
  14. Hi guys Opie Oils have a pair of tickets to the British Racing Sports Car Club race weekend at Rockingham up for grabs, so if you and a guest fancy spending the weekend watching this great event, then you may be in luck! To be in with a chance of winning these tickets, all you have to do is drop us a PM titled ROCKINGHAM. In the message, please include your full name, the name of your guest, your address, telephone number and email address - this will make sure that we can get in touch with you as quickly as possible after the winner has been selected. The event is all weekend, Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th June. Please only apply if you are able to attend the weekend, as it would be a shame for the tickets to go to waste Should you be the lucky winner of these tickets, your guest and yourself will meet a member of the David Sleigh Race Team at the gates at 10:30AM on Saturday 17th June. They will then provide you with your passes and bring you accross to their race awning, skipping the waiting lines. Here, you can meet this awesome racing team, hang out for the day and have some lunch whilst watching the action take place on the International Super Sportscar Long Circuit. This features action from: - BRSCC Alfa Romeo Championship - BRSCC Fiesta Championship - BRSCC Fiesta Junior Championship - Drayton manor Theme Park MG Metro Cup - Excool OSS Championship - SMRC Scottish BMWs - SMRC Scottish Minis - DDMC Northern Saloon & Sports Car Championship (Sunday only) You can find full details of the event HERE, and David Sleigh Racings page HERE. Please feel free to drop us a line too if you need any further information, we're in the office Monday to Friday 8:30 - 5:30 on 01209 202 944 or via email on sales@opieoils.co.uk. As the event is for this weekend, get those messages in quick, the winner will be picked at random and contacted by Friday 16th at the latest. Best of luck guys! Cheers, Oilman
  15. Opie Oils are pleased to announce that we are now stocking a considerable range of Amsoil Synthetic Oil products. Whether you're looking to service your daily driver with a top quality lubricant, or taking your modified vehicle on track, and need something to offer extremely high levels of protection, then there is an Amsoil product for you! For those of you that are new to Amsoil products, they are a brand with a rich history in motorsports, and a huge name over in the States. Sponsoring massive American events such as the Grand National Cross Country, the official oil in the AMA Supercross Championship and sponsor for the International Hot Rod Association, you can see why they're trusted time and time again by motoring enthusiasts accross the world. Amsoil was founded by Albert J. Amatuzio, a former jet fighter pilot who had conducted research on synthetic engine oils in the early 1960s. After several years of in depth study, Amsoil then formulated synthetic oils for other applications, including specialised vehicles and severe operating conditions. The breakthrough came in 1972, when they developed the worlds first fully synthetic motor oil to meet API service requirements - you can now see why they are so popular in the world of race, rally and track driving, as they were designed from the ground up to offer outstanding levels of protection, even under the harshest conditions. Opies have an array of quality Amsoil products on the shelf and ready to go, and don't forget that you can get 10% off everything with your forum discount code! To make you aware, we are due to receive another shipment shortly that will have even more brand new products. As soon as this is with us, we will give you guys an update. Have a look below for these new products, where you will find prices, the specifications they meet and everything else you need to know: ENGINE OILS - Amsoil European Car Formula 5w-30 - Amsoil European Car Formula 5w-40 - Amsoil DOMINATOR 15w-50 Racing Oil - Amsoil Break-In/Running-In Oil SAE 30 GEAR AND DIFFERENTIAL OILS - Amsoil Manual Synchromesh Transmission Fluid - Amsoil Multi-Vehicle Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid - Amsoil Synthetic SEVERE gear Oil 75w-90 - Amsoil Synthetic Manual Transmission & Transaxle Gear Lube FUEL TREATMENTS - Amsoil DOMINATOR Octane Boost - Amsoil Diesel Injector Clean - Amsoil Diesel Cetane Boost - Amsoil Performance Improver Gasoline Additive You can also find Amsoils dedicated range of motorcycle products, and even tractor oils: - Amsoil DOMINATOR Synthetic 2-stroke Racing Oil - Amsoil 20w-50 Synthetic V-Twin Motorcycle Oil - Amsoil 10w-40 Synthetic Motorcycle Oil - Amsoil DOMINATOR Octane Boost - Amsoil Motorcycle Octane Boost - Amsoil Synthetic Tractor Hydraulic/Transmission Oil SAE 5w-30 Simply click HERE to find everything that we stock from Amsoil so far. Amsoil products are typically very difficult to get hold of due to the fact that they are imported from the States. However, Opies will be stocking everything that we can get our hands on, so just let us know if there's anything specific that you need that isn't listed. Every single Amsoil product is designed to offer peak performance and the highest levels of protection, allowing you to put your vehicle through its paces, while having peace of mind that your engine has a product in it that is up to the task. We'll take Amsoils Signature Series engine oils as an example of what to expect: - 75% more engine protection against horsepower loss and wear than required by a leading industry standard - Significantly extends the life of vital components such as pistons and cams - 93% better piston deposit score than the leading industry standard - Oil thickening limited to 82% below the leading industry standard All of these results are based on independent testing of the Amsoil Signature Series 5w-30. This range of Amsoil products is due to increase as time goes by, so we'll be sure to keep you guys in the loop as more products are added. You can keep an eye on our current offers page HERE, where you will find up to date discounts, deals and clearance products. That's it from us today, but as always if you require any oil advice then feel free to ask. You can call us on 01209 202944 Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm, send us an email to sales@opieoils.co.uk or just ask us here and we will be happy to help. Until next time - Oilman