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  1. General BMW Discussions
    Hi all. Doing a first oil change I’m my 520d 2008. Castrol 5w30 edge and stop-start magnertec stats both support BMW LL-04. But which should I go for. There both fully synthetic!! many preferences and recommendations would be appreciated. EDGE or STOP-START
  2. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    My 123D (E87 2009 114k miles) is due an oil & filter change. At one stage, the oil specification was 10W-60, but it's now 0W-30. That is a huge difference. I already have 4L of Castrol EDGE 5W-40 Oil and wanted to check if this would be Ok to use, especially as mileage is 114k? thanks in...
  3. General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, Forgive me if I blinked and missed this... the festivities are now just a blur and about to get my eyesight back, is BMW now using Shell engine oil and no longer Castrol? So, next oil change at dealers is shell. Right? Not only that, I have been informed the grades have changed...
  4. General BMW Discussions
    Not sure whether it's in all stores but I picked up two 1ltr bottles of Castrol Edge 0-30 for £5 each this morning. Would have bought a lot more but they only had the two. Might be worth checking your local store.
  5. General BMW Discussions
    FYI I picked up a 4 litre 5w30 Castrol Edge this evening on offer at Costco for £30 inc VAT My local Costco (Haydock) has a shiny new fuel filling station too so filled up with 'Premium' Diesel @ 103.9p/l I think regular unleaded was 101.9 and premium unleaded 107.9 :) Didn't know what...
  6. General BMW Discussions
    I've been paying dealer prices for oil all this time, went onto amazon and found someone who dispatches from Germany what looks like exactly the same oil at 1/3 of the price, is this still the correct oil? https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00BTFE6R8/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1...
  7. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, As of January 2015 BMW dropped long-time partner Castrol in favor of Shell. I want to buy the oil and either change it by myself or have a local mechanic shop do it. The oil filler cap on the engine has Castrol name on it. I'd like to have your thoughts about the available options I...
  8. BMW Chassis and Brakes
    CASTROL SYNTRANS B 75W: In stock at Opie Oils and perfect for BMW gearboxes - from as little as £16.16 per litre As I expect some of you may have noticed, there have been supply issues for the Castrol Syntrans B 75W over the past 6 months or so. Well, we are pleased to announce that the drought...
  9. BFuk Open Topic
    Hey all, saw yesterday in local Asda store Castrol Magnatec 4 litre bottle for 21 UKP. They had all letter approvals available. ABCDE. There were 10W40 and 15W40 on the shelf from what I glanced at. Get down to your local asap and get some while stocks last. My local store is a newly opened one...
  10. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi, Is this oil recommended for the transmission on these? It's a 6 speed manual, done 159k miles. My other pick would be Pentosin MTF 2 75W80, but i dont know if there is any difference.
  11. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    What engine oil are people using? Iv'e bought an E46 2001 325CI and plan on doing a full service. What engine oil are people using? The hand book states a few different types, and castrol's website says Castrol Edge 0W-30 at around £40 per 4 litres. What coolant is used aswell? Is this...
  12. BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    We know that many of our club members own modern vehicles that wouldn't be considered as a classic, however we also know there are a lot of forum members that own a classic car that has been restored or is an ongoing project. If this is you then you will be interested to know that Opie Oils has...
  13. BMW Garages and Parts Retailers
    Hi Folks, As the FIFA World Cup kicked off last night, our friends at Castrol have sorted an offer to get your cheering. The team at Opie Oils are happy to announce 20% off all Castrol Edge & Magnatec Engine Oils with voucher code WORLDCUP. This offer will run until the 13th July when the world...
  14. BFuk Open Topic
    Reading a thread the other day someone cant remember who or i would pm them was moaning at the price of decent oil quoting 4 ltr castrol edge at £50 i replied by saying i just done a full oil change start of december picking 2 bottles of 4ltr castrol edge for £60 and commented that asda aslo is...
  15. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Anyone used 15w50 in their e46? I know almost all of you are gonna scream "no its not LL01!!!! But keep those comments to a minimum first....
  16. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Used castrol for some time now but i have been talking with one of our volvo technicains at work and they swear by vavoline saying its up there with the best he does have a new shape ford focus RS which hes using the vavoline in and is one of the topboy volvo engineers in uk so knows his stuff...
  17. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys, I know there a plenty of threads on oil but I was wondering what you think about the below oil and would like recommendations. So, I went to BMW and they said buy this oil from us, so I did. It's Castrol Edge Professional LL04 0W-30, now I don't know if this is synthetic or semi...
  18. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Weekly Deal - Up to 35% off Castrol Enter Voucher Code WEEKLYDEAL and get up to 35% Off all Castrol Products. PLUS... We now have Daily Deals which run for 24 hours only. PLUS over the weekend our Friday Daily Deal will continue until 10am Monday! Our Daily Deal will not always be posted...
  19. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    I am about to do a run up north for a week about a 700 mile round trip so thought I would change my oil, was looking at Castrol Edge as this seemed to come out on top so looking around for best price and notice on line comments that "National Tyres do a fantastic deal" I thought wow so gave them...
  20. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Topic says it all really? I go 2 4L bottles of this at ASDA a month or 2 back when it was half price for £10... I know nothing much about oil really but it said its ok for diesel cars? Thanks guys
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