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Free UK mainland shipping on £50+ orders continues!

So back a couple of months ago we told you that we were giving free UK mainland shipping to all orders over £50 until the end of July.

Well guess what… We have decided to keep this in place for the foreseeable future!

It’s real easy – Free shipping will be automatically applied to qualifying orders at checkout, no voucher code will be required.

Orders can be placed online at www.opieoils.co.uk or over the phone on 01209 202949 Monday – Friday 8.30am – 5.30pm.

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The Advantages of Synthetic Oils over Mineral oils

We often get asked about this and it’s commonly totally misunderstood, so our own oil tech man Tim has kindly collaborated with some people in the know and put this together, enjoy…

Extended oil drain periods
Better wear protection and therefore extended engine life
Most synthetics give better MPG
They flow better when cold and are more thermally stable when hot
Surface-active meaning a thin layer of oil on the surfaces at all times (in ester based oils)

How Synthetic oils Achieve these Benefits

Stable Basestocks

Synthetic oils are designed from pure, uniform synthetic basestocks, they contain no contaminants or unstable molecules which are prone to thermal and oxidative break down. Because of their uniform molecular structure, synthetic lubricants operate with less internal and

Download the Fuchs Fuchs Motorsport News International Edition PDF

Grab the Latest Fuchs Motorsport News – 2013 International Edition

Find out what Fuchs have been doing around the globe…

In this edition of the Fuchs international motorsport news you can catch up with exactly what they’ve been doing around the globe from Turkey to Australia, from Rally Championships to Vespa International Rallys, this will give you a little insight into what Fuchs do with sponsorship around the world.

Download the Fuchs Motorsport News letter

“a great read, download it today” – Oilman

Fuchs Motorsport News – International Edition

Say hello to Opie Oils amazing offers!

365 days of the year, Opie Oils runs offers that will SAVE you money! Our offers could be on a specific product or section of our web site from any of our 11 major oil brands; Amsoil, Castrol, Fuchs, Gulf, Millers Oils (inc Classic range), Mobil, Motul, Red Line Oils, Shell, Silkolene and Valvoline

We cater for more than just cars and bikes too! Whether you have a track day toy, classic vehicle or looking for those hard to find specialist, garden, marine, karting oils, fluids and service parts, Opie Oils have it all!

PLUS it’s not just engine oils & fluids that we put on offer, we also run fantastic offers on cleaning & detailing products, filters and plugs and a huge range of workshop/garage products that help you to get the job done.

Should I use an oil additive?

We’ve been asked this quiet a few times of late, so here’s what the Oilman Has to say:

“Generally the answer is no. Most aftermarket oil additives are either useless, harmful or sometimes both. The technology used is often out of date and the products are made incredibly cheaply. If those sorts of additives were any good, the major oil manufacturers would be using them.

The only additives we sometimes advise using are the limited slip differential friction modifiers, for certain differentials.“