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Old 12 June 2007, 17:46   #31
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Works out at 17.50 for 4 lts:

http://www.ibsmarine.co.uk/buy-a-boa...4&cat=12-18-41
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Old 12 June 2007, 18:06   #32
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Where's Cookee in all this? Take your 'Barrus' hat off and give us your opinion on this. What are you guys running and are we mugs buying genuine QS oil @30 a pop?
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Old 12 June 2007, 23:52   #33
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But this is the one

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Old 13 June 2007, 10:44   #34
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interesting for the opti fans attached.

note that it says TC-W3 premium plus oil, apparently according to barrus this is a higher grade than regular TC-W3 oil as using regular oil would invalidate your warranty.

I have been in touch with the service mgr at ep barrus.

what do people think?

my view is i will continue to use Optimax/DFI oil in mine.
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Marketing BS.
Why is a DFI engine under more stress or require a special lubricant compared with an EFI.
D'ont make any sense. But you " pays your money and makes your choice".
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Marketing BS.
Why is a DFI engine under more stress or require a special lubricant compared with an EFI.
D'ont make any sense. But you " pays your money and makes your choice".
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Nice to see someone agrees with me - felt like I was banging my head against a brick wall. Still let them carry on wasting money!!!

People don't seem to realise the hardest life an engine can ever has is racing and most racers wouldn't use the makers own oil......
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Nice to see someone agrees with me - felt like I was banging my head against a brick wall. Still let them carry on wasting money!!!

People don't seem to realise the hardest life an engine can ever has is racing and most racers wouldn't use the makers own oil......

racers dont have warranties to worry about like us mortals

but we quite like the concept of you banging your head against a brick wall!

no seriously, if someone can identify an alternative to quicksilver dfi that is significantly cheaper and is ok to use by mercury then great, but until that day comes then dfi it is for me.

we have got the price down to around 23 quid so far so not tooo bad

codders dont get all worried about this, it is our money. we would prefer to pay 4-5 quid a litre than the current rate of around 8 quid for sure.
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This DFi oil is a yellow-gold colour.
Last night, I checked the little tank under the hood of my brand new Opti to find it was full of blue-green colour oil, suggesting the manufacturers have test run it on something other than DFi oil. What's going on there? Quicksilver TCW3 is a blue-green colour.......
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This DFi oil is a yellow-gold colour.
Last night, I checked the little tank under the hood of my brand new Opti to find it was full of blue-green colour oil, suggesting the manufacturers have test run it on something other than DFi oil. What's going on there? Quicksilver TCW3 is a blue-green colour.......
As is Rock Oil.............................
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As is Rock Oil.............................
Here we go again
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