- Magnatec 10W-40
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Must buy item whenever they on special!
regularly i checked with supercheapauto catalog, often see some castrol oil on good deals. However only castrol magnatec catch my eyes everytime. Not only because the price can often reduced from $45 down to $23 for 5L, its also the performance and quality from Castrol that fulfilled my car's need.
Its great to always enjoy the smoothness from a running engine. Magnatec does great job especially when you start the engine from cold in the morning, I noticed the engine runs with less vibration that keep the noise down. These tells me that Cast...rol magnatec is providing a great protection to the engine. I am driving a 2012 2.5L Camry, i regularly change engine oil at an interval of 7500km for that past 5 years. Castrol Magnatec 10W-40 is always my choice that i trusted.
Nothing Compares With Castrol Lubricants
In pakistan there is a plethora of locally packed and imported engine oils.I have used in my three cars Havoline, Total and Castrol. Nothing compares with this excellent lubricant in terms of keeping the engine smooth and noiseless at a very affordable price. W 10-40 is especially very suitable for pak suzuki which recommends this viscosity for its cars. I wish Castrol had established proper outlets for its products in Pakistan.
I was surprised
Used this oil in a Holden V6 Alloytec that had previously run only 10-40 full synthetic oil. As most of them do it had a nasty rattle from the timing chain on start up, within a fortnight of changing to the Magnatec the start up rattle had completely gone
Zero improvement in fuel economy though
As usual, best oil ever, keeps the engine cool and clean, reduce engine noises. It is expensive but worth it every cent. I have tried other brands but none of them offer the quality they castrol does. I also like the gear box oil for manual and automatic transmission.
Great engine oil for various kinds of vehicles.. old, new, and maybe for other cars in the future...
Smooth idling, saves fuel a bit, throttle response is lighter... Good price for 10w-40 oil... I always check my oil every month and what i can say is the oil cling and sticks to metal... Currently using 4G15 series of engine tht pple always say it eats oil too much and i notice nothing wrong with my engine eating toooo much oil... Previous owner used cheap oil whn i got the car and changed it ASAP to castrol magnatec 10w-40 since i trust the brand... many friends and relatives use magnatec... I hope this kind of oil will always be on the market coz im gonna use it for a long time... as long as the price is reasonable hehehehhhhhhhh.......
Age and distance is proof 2004 RAV4 310'000ks never missed a beat oil changed every 10'000ks and only just starting to use a bit of oil between services oil are oils and here it is Toyota 2.4lt's love Magnatec can say enough never had to open engine so how clean it is ???
Perfect for my Camry 3VZFE V6
I have done 265000 km which is not a massive amount but have used Castrol Magnatec 10w-40w twice since it had 240000km. At the first change I noticed smoother idling and faster acceleration of the engine. I couldn't measure the fuel economy but know that if the engine is more efficient it is lighter on fuel.
The best oil does what it's meant to do.
I have been using magnatec for about 10 years. I own a r33 skyline and i have used other brands oils. But nothing matches ti engine performance and its more quiet on idle. Im an experienced mechanic have more than 20 years experience. I do all my oil changes. When i do a oil change with a standard oil. I notice the oil does not stick to the dipstick when i want a reading. This happens when the oil is so clean you cant see it on the dipstick. Strange i never have this problem with magnatec that proves to me that it sticks to metal. Great oil will continue to support the best.
Good oil ever for my maruti suzuki ecco. I use 1st time but performance is good than other oil. I used so many oil but a castol magnetec is good for my car. Four wheel drive to work with the following models and prices are inclusive of all products.
Best oil ever!
I drive a 1995 Toyota Camry 2.2i manual transmission. Have been using Castrol Magnatec 10w-40 since new. It now stands at 729,954km. Due to the so-called sludge forming of Castrol Magnatec I dropped the sump on 673,254km. Not a single bit of sludge was found. I change the oil and oil filter every 10,000km. The sludge forming claim is simply not true if you change the oil at regular intervals. And the engine uses about 0.5 liter of oil between services. I do all oil changes and services myself. The car still in excelent condition.
Best oil on the market, daily driven, and abused on the street!
Best semi synthetic oil out there. I use this in both Nissans. The 2008 350z with currently 79k miles, and 2012 nissan with approximately 16k miles. 350z has been thru 4-5 oil changes thus far since I got it when it had 66,311 miles. No issues. Engine runs smooth and quietly. No leaks or worn seal as well maintained. Bought the car,and didn't know what oil was used before so I gave it a try with 5w30 and fram filter. Today, I changed the oil and upgraded to a k&n filter. No sludge was presented or drop in mpg as the other reviewers stated(whom ...probably dont take care of their car). Mpg actually increased along with a tune up. I am a mechanic and rebuild engines as well. Other oils like Pennzoil, vavoline, and other brands causes engine failure. Even original factory engines had problems with other oils. Castrol gtx megatec protects like no other oil. This 350z is daily driven long distances as well abused some on the street. Best oil on the market! Suggestion of trying it out
You don't always need a full synthetic oil
48 years old and used many different oils and had a number of vehicles. And my opinion is totally based on experiences. Never took any auto classes and all my experience is hands on and self taught. I never believd that oil would make a car idle smoothly.... Well I swear to you this oil does I couldn't believe it. I'm currently using it in a Toyota Tacoma and though it's true they biuld the engins to last it never burms oil gas mileage hasn't changed enough to complain. 380k and I've never seen the oil black dark maybe but that's do to i...ts cleaning. I don't trust these castrol bashers . I owned a Honda accord 178k (castrol). 77 Ford truck 304k (castrol). Toyota 4runner 468k (castrol) . v.w. passat 80k Mobil 1 could never pass emissions sludge. Saab 9.5 Pennzoil sludge engine locked up 102k....castrol always worked for me.... This is excellent oil.
Almost 1/2 million miles on the engine
I drive a 75 dodge van stop and go 200 miles a day 5 day's a week. Cold starts I could always hear the rockers tapping until the oil got up into the engine since I started using this oil that doesn't happen anymore it's quite all the time. Also I have had a leak thats been going on for about two years now about a quart a week I like the leak because I always have fresh oil and since I started using castrol Magnatec that leak has slowed to about a quart every two weeks. The proof is my van this [censor word removed] amazing.
At least it clings to its promise.
I used this oil in my Toyota Corolla Sedan. Use my car to work as a delivery driver around Adelaide
. As you know it involves frequent starting and stop and go.
My first impression is that the oil did stick to its claimed of its intelligent molecules clinging to metal parts. This is evident to oil sticking well to engine oil dipstick a least. Though I don't know whats going on inside the engine. But during Cold starting is better with this oil in comparison to Castrol GTX or the Toyota OEM that I used to put in. I also noticed no rough idl...ing. Yes it is good in stop and go. Fuel economy wise, better consumption from the moment of low fuel indications it gives me additional 80km-90km. The downsides: I've noticed is that this oil seemed to goes darker in colour than of previous Toyota OEM or GTX. I notice this about 3-4 months after changing oil.
Does what it promises
Been using it for 10 years. I'm trained as an organic chemist so when I read the spiel it made sense and I thought I would give it a try as I do a lot of stop/start driving. Normally when you check the oil level on a dipstick it just sits at whatever level: with this stuff a thin layer actually creeps up the stick. After I saw that I was convinced it wasn't a gimmick and have stuck with it.
Anyone who says you need to change this every 5000km has no idea what they're talking about. Once I didn't change it for 20,000 : I know thats slack but it...
Great oil !
I have a 1994 Toyota Camry, the car did not have a service for 13 months and had been running some old 20w50 oil in it, I gave the car a service, changed the oil filter and put Castrol Magnatec 10w40 in it and it was like a different car, the motor was quieter and seemed to rev up easier and the clutch changes are smoother. Quite impressed.
I bought my car new and followed the service guide. Took it in to the dealer for first service to drop oil and replace with fully synthetic 5w-30. Don't know the brand but noticed a big difference ( quieter, smoother reeving).
Next service I took it to the local chain for servicing and though it was cheaper got bad products and service. The service was a wheel alignment don't through a 3rd party and the product was Castrol Magnitec oil. Since this I have been doing my own services. I dropped the Castrol and replaced it with Shell Helix Ultra E...
Sludge in a bottle
Castrol Magnatec 10W40 is mineral oil!!! Don't be fooled by the flashy marketing into thinking it's semi-synthetic. Don't believe me have a look on a bottle & show me where it says semi-syn.
Previous owner of my partners run-a-round. 1.6L Corolla had been using Magnatec 10W40 in it. The engine was sludged up quiet bad as he'd been changing it every 10K km rather 5K km. Have run some synthetic oil in it to clean out the sludge & now using 10W30 for improved fuel economy
expensive, mineral oil
Magnatec poor quality
Over the years i've maintained a variety of engine's, from diesel to marine and automotive engines. Long story short, Magnatec is a gimmick, and should only be used in engines you do not care about. If you value your cars engine, and need your engine to perform well (performance, economy and reliability), stay well away from this product.
The Good Oil
Used Magnatec since it first came out on 3 cars that did over 300,000k's. Never required topping up in between oil changes at 10,000k's. Oil has good cleansing agents that keep the internals clean. As far as I am concerned its an excellent product, that generally exceeds all the main car manufacturer specs.
Questions & Answers
I own a 98 Toyota Starlet with 145,000kms on the clock. Just want to know if the 10w40 Castrol Magnatec oil will be suitable for my car?Was using Yacco oil but it's no more available on the market. Thanks.
This oil suitable for bike?
My toyota corolla 2012 done 20000 kms is 10w-40 magnetic oil good for it ??
I have only used Diesel magnatec mate. I wouldn't tend to use it in a high km. engine. I would go to the oil manufacturers websites and click on the recommended oil viscosity for your particular vehicle. I prefer Valvoline or Penrite myself. Once you choose an oil you are best to stay with it on each change. Semi synthetics are ok and good enough. I run Penrite everyday plus 15w/40 in my 07 Camry.
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