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    Die ander dag staan ek in Midas en bekyk hulle reeks olies. Ek ruil olie elke 5k (3.2DID) en wonder toe is die Vol Sintetiese olie van Midas goed of nie? Enige iemand eerste handse inligting rondom dit?

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    The 4m41 needs 15W40 oil.
    For some engines, full synthetic is not necessarily better. (flame-proof suite is on!)

    If you can get 15W40 in full synthetic, and it is at least API CF rated, I suppose you can use it.

    Unless it is very cheap, why take the chance, if you can buy premium quality (15W40) oils such as
    • Caltex Delo MGX (API CI-4 PLUS)
    • Shell Rimula R4 (API CI-4)
    • Liqui Moly Touring High Tech 15W-40
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    While Midas usually repackages oils from reputable suppliers, you can never be sure who it is from and what additive pack has been added.

    So the advice from 4eTouareg is spot on: use a proper brand.

    And changing oil every 5000kms is a little excessive unless you're indeed using the cheapest stuff available.
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    As die specs reg is sal dit seker geen probleem wees om dit te gebruik nie.

    As mens baie kort afstande ry, is dit beter om die olie elke 5000 te ruil veral op 'n diesel.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WAJ View Post
    As die specs reg is sal dit seker geen probleem wees om dit te gebruik nie.

    As mens baie kort afstande ry, is dit beter om die olie elke 5000 te ruil veral op 'n diesel.
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    Sover ek weet is die Midas olies Castrol, maar ek kan verkeerd wees.

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    Midas het Indy oils. Indy is deel van GUD.

    Def nie Castrol nie.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Andre Muller View Post
    Sover ek weet is die Midas olies Castrol, maar ek kan verkeerd wees.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Andre Muller View Post
    Sover ek weet is die Midas olies Castrol, maar ek kan verkeerd wees.
    Castrol is only a brand name, as a company it doesn't exist anymore, and is owned by BP.
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    Changing Oil every 5k is good but not necessary with modern engines unless it takes 3 years to do 5k (like me) I changes the oil in my Pajero after 3.5 years having only traveled 4.5k with 15w 40, the oil was still quite clean , which is perhaps not a good thing , oil should collect all the impurities and turn dark quite quickly like on my Alfa , but I am no expert , The oil for the Alfa is Selenia about 10x the price of Castrol etc
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    3 reasons to change oil: particle contamination, hygroscopic water contamination, and good old heat and friction breakdown
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    Quote Originally Posted by jelo View Post
    3 reasons to change oil: particle contamination, hygroscopic water contamination, and good old heat and friction breakdown
    So oil in the engine gets water ? its sealed and is probably just as good as a can of oils unless the engine is no good, , I dont get it Jelo how does water get to the oil , perhaps after many years of not driving and the rings dry up ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by 12richardk View Post
    So oil in the engine gets water ? its sealed and is probably just as good as a can of oils unless the engine is no good, , I dont get it Jelo how does water get to the oil , perhaps after many years of not driving and the rings dry up ?
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    All engines get water in the air filled cavities.

    The designers try hard to stop it but it still happens.
    I would think it comes in through breathers when a hot engine cools down and usually settles in the tappet cover.

    I've seen many engines in good condition with a nice mayonnaise layer in the tappet cover.
    Very thin but there.

    You can only get rid of it by taking the vehicle for a spin. The water will evaporate when the oil gets nice and hot.
    If you leave the vehicle for too long it will settle in the sump, where it's much more difficult to get rid of.
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    Ja I'm done with this thread
    Quote Originally Posted by jfh View Post
    All engines get water in the air filled cavities.

    The designers try hard to stop it but it still happens.
    I would think it comes in through breathers when a hot engine cools down and usually settles in the tappet cover.

    I've seen many engines in good condition with a nice mayonnaise layer in the tappet cover.
    Very thin but there.

    You can only get rid of it by taking the vehicle for a spin. The water will evaporate when the oil gets nice and hot.
    If you leave the vehicle for too long it will settle in the sump, where it's much more difficult to get rid of.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jelo View Post
    Ja I'm done with this thread
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    No JFH was spot on
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