Problems with your AC compressor?

This weeks technical post is to inform you why AC compressors fail after replacing OE condensers with a non OE condenser, and how this affects your AC system.

According to OE manufacturers, Denso, there has been an increase in warranty claims for compressor failure following the replacement of an OE condenser with a non OE condenser. But what causes this failure?

Get your car into gear with Fuchs Titan Sintofluid 75w-80

Struggling to get into gear? Haven’t done a gearbox oil change in a while? Then Opie Oils has the solution! Fuchs Titan Sintofluid SAE 75w-80 maybe the solution for you. Opie Oils stock and sell Fuchs Titan Sintofluid SAE 75w-80.  We take a look at Fuchs Titan Sintofluid SAE 75w-80 with the benefits of using this oil and Specifications the oil meet.

Improve your turbo keep the heat in with Opie Oils

Heatshield Products have been making the most complete line of products for thermal and acoustical insulation needs since 1985. They pride themselves on the quality and honesty of their products. Unlike their competition Heatshield Products advertise the operational temperature and not what a product can sustain for 30 seconds or less! This includes the HeatShield Turbo Shields!

15% off BMW LL04 oils

Hi all

Just a quick heads up from Opies here to let you all know that we’re running a limited time offer especially for you BMW guys. We are currently offering 15% off ALL oils that meet the BMW LL04 (Longlife 04) specification – this is very popular as it is a longlife engine oil required for petrol engine BMWs and diesel engine BMWs with soot filters (diesel particulate filters) from 2004 onwards. LL04 engine oil can also be used on older BMWs in place of Longlife-01, Longlife-98 and BMW Spezial approval.

To get this discount, all you need to do is use the code: 15OFFLL04 at checkout. Only one code can be used at a time, and is a limited time offer so get those orders in quick!

Red Line Shockproof Gear Oils At Opie Oils

Red Line’s oils use superior ester base stocks that provide extreme stability at high temperatures and superior film strength. Opie Oils stock a full range of Redline synthetic oils and workshop products. Red Line are well known for their gear oils. Opie Oils stock & sell the complete range of Shockproof Oils. Superlight Shockproof, Lightweight Shockproof & Heavy Shockproof. If you have never heard of these before this blog post is for you! We take a look at the shockproof oils and what specs they meet and a little about the oil.

High quality spark plugs improve emissions in winter months. Fact!

With the winter months looming upon us, reliability is vital for drivers. But fuel efficiency and economy are increasingly important – and often overlooked – characteristics drivers now demand, meaning it is vital to have the most reliable and efficient ignition parts fitted.

These winter months result in an increase in cold starts which require effective spark plug performance. One of the leading causes of hard starting is degraded Spark Plugs which can have a highly negative impact on fuel consumption and emissions.