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Castrol GTX, as old as my car

Advantages: Good quality and I get the best from my car with this
Disadvantages: Nothing

My car is my pride and joy (apart from my little lad, that is) but although I take very good care of it, it does have a very high mileage. Itís an old car and had well over 100,000 miles on its clock and so for this reason I like to use something which i ...

sorehead 28.02.2012 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Castrol GTX 15w-40 High Mileage

It has the Edge

Advantages: It is superior to anything else I have used
Disadvantages: nothing

...am a big fan of Castrol engine oil as I think itís the best stuff for my treasured car, though I have used other more inferior oil in the past, I find I get the best results from Castrol and it is a name I trust. I buy the large four litre plastic ...

sorehead 27.01.2012 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Castrol Edge 5W-30

Castrol Engine Oil every time for me

Advantages: Improves my car's performance overall
Disadvantages: Nothing

I bought my Castrol Edge 0W-30 engine oil online as it was a fair few quid cheaper than it would have been had I trailed off to Halfords. I buy this particular engine oil, as, like everyone else on the planet, I am trying to save money on fuel consumpt ...

sorehead 21.01.2012 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Castrol Edge 0W-30

Diamond review  Not the cheapest, but makes sense for sports cars!

Advantages: Invaluable when used with a performance car
Disadvantages: Pricier ... but that's why I use AA petrol watch!

...INTRODUCTION Well, Perhaps we've seen these kinds of 'performance' fuels before ... haven't we!?!! For those of you who match or exceed my 36 years of age - you'll no doubt remember when Shell in the mid 1980s produced the 'Formula Shell' product which, ...

Whinger 05.01.2005 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Shell Optimax Petrol

Liquid Gold-in more ways than one

Advantages: Increased performance(esp mid range) and economy, quieter and smoother idling
Disadvantages: Cost 89.9p per litre eye-wateringly expensive (at time of writing) availability-not too many Shell stations around these days,may need a couple of tankfulls to be effective, benefits only for those with performance cars/modded engines

...I started driving back in 1999 when I purchased a Ford Fiesta Zetec 1.4 to commute to Telford and as the Shell station on the Tettenhall Rd, Wolverhampton and filled it with Shell Regular Unleaded-nothing unusual about that. Well it was about that tim ...

peterkinxl5 07.04.2005 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Shell Optimax Petrol