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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

Opie Oils monthly competition – Great prizes up to the value of £350 every month!

Every month of the year we are giving away a great prize up to the value of £350! Our competition could be one prize awarded to one lucky winner or a number of prizes awarded to several winners.

Up for grabs this month is a Xbox 360 250GB Console With Kinect, Kinect Adventures and Forza Motorsport 4.

Xbox 360 250GB Console With Kinect, Kinect Adventures and Forza Motorsport 4.

Competition ends midday 31st July

Enter our July competition here, simply answer our automotive question and submit your contact details.

Good luck!

– the Opie Oils team

And the lucky winner was……..

Mark Wheeler who sent in this picture of the Xbox at its new home.


Congratulations Mark from the team at Opie Oils