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Duckhams Has Officially Launched at Opie Oils


After an absence of nearly 15 years, the much loved oil brand, made famous by its distinctive green hue, is back – and it’s available right here at Opie Oils!

Duckhams is well known and respected by classic car enthusiasts for it’s high quality motor oils. In fact many of the manufacturers that built the classic cars of today actually recommended Duckhams lubricants for their engines and drivelines.

 

A Brief History of Duckhams

Alexander Duckham was an English chemist and businessman who in 1899 founded Alexander Duckham & Co. He dedicated his life to solving technological problems relating to lubrication and produced the first multigrade oil for motorists; and soon Duckhams was regarded the largest independent lubrication oil company in the UK.

The Full Duckhams Range Available at Opie Oils

Opie Oils are pleased to announce that they are now suppliers of the full range of Duckhams including: Classic, QS, QXR & HyperGrade Plus.

In 1951 the decision was made that the multigrade oil was the oil of the future. The famous Q20-50, with its distinctive green colour, could be used universally in all forms of transport and motorsport. Today, by combining the experience of over 110 years of oil production with modern blending technology, every green drop of Duckhams Oil will give your classic engine extra protection, in all conditions, helping you keep your cherished classic running beautifully.

Paintwork looking a bit tired?

At Opies, we’re keen on quality brands, especially those with a history and track record that is world famous. One such brand is T-Cut. Originally known as “Tetrosyl Cutting Oil” they have been used for cleaning and restoring paintwork colour since 1954. That’s a fair old bit of experience in the world of bodywork restoration! You can see why they are confident enough to have “If it says T-Cut, it works”  printed on the tin.

We’re pleased to announce that their products are now on the shelf and ready to go, and first off, we’ll be taking a quick look at one of their most popular products – The T-Cut 365 Paintwork Perfection colour restorer range.

After a gear oil for your classic car?

Tracking down the correct specification gear oil for your classic vehicle can be a nightmare. If you are lucky enough to find the correct viscosity and specification product, then there is always the chance that it is of low quality, using the cheapest possible base stocks.

This is where Millers Oils come in with their classic range of “Pistoneeze” and “Millerol” oils. They provide a comprehensive range of classic gear oils that are designed specifically for the classic market, combining quality base stocks with the correct specifications – at the right price too!

Motul Classic Engine Oils at Opie Oils

In the market for a classic engine oil? Fan of Motul? Opie Oils is the place to shop! Opie Oils stock and sell Motul Classic engine oils.  We stock Motul Classic 20w-50 from 1950 Mineral Engine Oil, Motul 2100 15w-50 After 1970 Technosynthese Classic Engine Oils & Motul Classic SAE 50 Before 1950 Mineral Engine Oils. In this blog post, we take a look at each oil and show you the benefits of using each oil.

Opies – Get some grease!

Hi all

No workshop or garage is complete without a tub of trusty grease on hand for all those little jobs. Wheel bearings, suspension linkages, seals, nuts, bolts and everything in between all require a little bit of grease from time to time, even if it’s just to keep out the weather and prevent corrosion.

At Opies, we stock a huge range of greases from top brands, so whatever the job at hand – even if it’s being used to prevent scuffing on the piston valve stems of your beloved Rolls Royce – we’ve got the product for you.