Best full synthetic for the money
Use it in a 3.6 VF Commodore.
Changed every 10000km. As I will give the a flogging on the track it can be as low as 6000 change.
The oil holds up just fine as a good full synthetic should.
I buy it in 20ltr volumes at a time (as per price below) but will be looking at 200litre purchases in future
Purchased in July 2021 at Sparesbox for $191.00.
Costco have it atm 31$
Does the job and has good reviews. If you are a Costco member it is 31$ as of today for 5 litre bottle. I picked one up and there is plenty of stock
I can't try anything else but nulon
I spend 14 years driving a Holden Commodore VT and I sold it with 327K on the clock, never burn or leak a drop of oil, have a high compression reading by the time of selling it for his ages.
Since that time I only use Nulon 5W-30 on my VE Berlina and now on VE Calais V serie ll.
yes is a bit priced but doing the service every 7.5K km., I believed in the benefit of long engine life.
I'm happy with Nulon performance since 1998 up to day on my cars. cheers
Purchased in January 1998 at Autobarn for $59.00.
Good Synthetic oil but pricey
I've used Nulon 5W-30 sparingly when I could afford them, they are a bit pricey (for the 5W-30 that is recommended for my vehicle) and there are just as good a synthetic oils out there for a much cheaper price, they are not on special that often, so shop around! I prefer either the Penrite 5W-30 (which is also expensive for the 5W-30) or the Gulf Western 5W-30 which is also an Australian synthetic oil just like Nulon and Penrite are which is also the cheapest of the 5W-30 synthetic oil that is recommended for my e-HDi Citroen C4 turbo diesel As...the Nulon and the Penrite can be very expensive most of the time for a 5 litre bottle. Either way, all these synthetic oils are excellent oils and you should never ever use anything else on modern vehicles especially turbo vehicles either petrol but especially turbo diesels! Btw, I change my oil and filter every 10,000 kms also.
Purchased in November 2018 at Supercheap Auto for $65.00.
Works well. Reline oil is far better but 3 times the price
Love the oil price.
Wish it came in a few other grades for same price
No problems with it. On a toytota aristo 2JZ GE
With 160k on it. Smoothe as silk and cant tell if its even running
Castrol synthetic not as good. Twice the price.
But redline synthetic is far better still. But cost a lot more.
Love the flashlight promo . Its worth a few bucks
Best oil ever
Been using Nulon fully synthetic oil for decides. At 15000 km oil still hindu coloured. Believe this brand of oil is best in the market. Never burns black within 15000 km. Great oil and is paten specialed under $40. Also believe engine runs smoother and gives improved petrol consumption. Car rated at 10.5 litres per 100 km but I can get 9.5.
Best engine oil
cant fault the oil at all. its the best oil i have ever used even better than castrol and shell helix. i change the engine oil around 12 to 13 thousand k's and the oil not even fully black. Will continue using it. I highly recommend this oil. give it a go and you wont be disappointed.
The best engine oil for my cars
Bought the 6L for $60 from Supercheap Auto. Used it on both my honda accord and toyota echo. Noticed less ping on the Honda and increased engine performance on the toyota echo. I've previously used Honda engine oil and can feel the improve engine performance on the Honda. Highly recommended this oil.
Great full synthetic for diesel.
I use this in a jeep kk and a izuzu d-max and its great value for money for an Aussie product especially the 10l that is normally on special at super cheap auto. I've tired other oils but Nulon seem better with engine noise and fuel economy even after 10k. They do make 2 different types of this oil so be careful which one you pick or need.
Thank you Nulon! Greatest engine oil I've ever had!
I've just have a oil change on my 08 Toyota Camry, replacing the old oil to Nulon 5W-30 Long Life full synthetic. As soon as I start it up, I was shocked how easy it is to start the engine. What's more, while I was driving back home, I nearly confused whether I have purchased another car, a better car. The engine is much smoother and quieter than before, those improvements were just done by simply changing engine oil, unbelievable! Compared with other full synthetic oils on the market, the Nulon one was incredibly cheap to purchase! I spent only $30 to purchase 5 litters. I really thank Nulon to give me such a good product with a reasonable price! Good work Nulon!
Fixed cold stat valve tapping, more power and smoother
I had cold start valve tapping noise with Shell HX8 and decided to try another oil brand. I used Nulon 5/30 long life with Nulon E20 additive and the engine noise stopped after a short while and the engine became much smoother and more powerful as well, vey happy especially as it is also cheaper then my old brand. Thankyou Nulon!
I'm using it, and hope it's good
I decided to bypass my Kia dealership 75k expensive service and just change the oil and filter myself (and hopefully not jeopardise the warranty). Although I'd normally buy a major brand, I bought Nulon (full synthetic) as it was half the price. I think I've had a reduction in what sounded like chain rattle, not that I know if there is a chain, but definitely a bit quieter. Mind you, rumour was that engine rattles in a second hand car for sale could be reduced by adding a banana skin to the sump, not that I'm suggesting Nulon would do that, rat...her I'm saying that oil evaluation needs scientific analysis whereas anecdotal reports are unreliable e.g. better fuel economy claims are particularly vulnerable to unintentional change in driving habits. As for specifications, despite one manufacturer's adequate specifications, you know what I mean, their oil would consistently foul a plug in my 302 falcon, and the same manufacturer's 2 stroke oil (50:1 mix) would foul my surface gap plugs in my outboard with a black oily residue after idling for five minutes. Changing both oils to another brand immediately fixed the problem. Specifications maybe aren't the full story! Anyway, hopefully I can report back in a few years and at least say how my Nulon car is still purring, and not report that it's blowing smoke or has some other problem.
What oil to choose?
Do yourself a favor! Choose what is specifically recommended by the manufacturer. If you try to cut costs, your not going to save much anyway compared to what headaches you can get with the wrong oil. I know it's tough if you're not working, but I only use the recommended, if you park and catch a train your oil lasts longer. So, what do I use? Nulon fully synthetic 5-30 for my Subaru Outback. I have never had any problems, engine performance and fuel economy (approx 550-600ks) are quite good in Aussie conditions for the 2.5L box engine I have, ...and I usually change the oil and oil filter every 10K, mechanic doesn't complain, some people do earlier; 5K is not much time, but it's great to see the clear oil on the dipstick, happy engine for around $100 or $50 on sale and DIY. By the way, I also use premium unleaded fuel, and a small bottle of fuel injector cleaner; just love to hear the engine purrrr like a kitten. Thanks Nulon!
The Kia dealership just did a 60,000km service, I did ask for a fully synthetic 5W30 oil, which they did provide, at a cost, Magnatec synthetic was used, worst engine oil ever in a Kia, engine did not like it at all, sluggish, noisey, got home and changed the oil over to Nulon, which I have been using in it since new and change every 8000kms, what a dramatic difference, smooth again, no noise and the performance is back, only had the Magnatec in for 25kms, what a crappy oil, came out black after only the 25kms, what the hell, might work fine i...n other engines, but I have never had good results, had it once in my Mitsubishi Colt Ralliart, went 50kms and changed oil, if you like this brand, stick to it, not for me i'm afraid, never been a Castrol fan.
Have been using shell synthetic!!!!!
I was sceptical but thought nothing ventured, I'm seriously impressed I'm getting 760ks from 65liters my car has always been smooth and adequately powerful for my needs but I've noticed no noticeable oil usage compared to shell!!!! Not going back,I'll soon be driving to Sydney from Brisbane I'm curious as to what the result will be but in a nutshell I've become a nylon fan!
Questions & Answers
Is the fully synthetic 5-30 suitable for my 2002 monaro 5.7V8 supercharged. Which has mild engine work. Thanks
Gary Fawcus, synthetic oils are suitable for high performance, high heat and highly stressed engines. Synthetic oils usually include a mixture of molecules that are similar, but which are enhanced to produce less friction and more lubrication in order to make your car run more efficiently, meaning it flows more easily than oils with higher viscosity—which helps to improve the engine's fuel efficiency. The faster the oil flows, the quicker the engine parts can turn and are lubricated. Due to your 2002 Monaro 5700 cm3 (348 cu-in) V8 being supercharged,
I would definitely use synthetic oil of a low viscosity like the 5W-30 to 0W-40 but this is not definite and don’t take my word for it! Get the appropriate advice if the 5W-30 is specifically suitable for your Monaro 5700 cm3 supercharged engine is? As there are experts that are and have used synthetic oils on the Monaro type 5700 cm3 (348 cu-in) V8’s and they are much more qualified to give you advice. For example, I’ve got a 2015 Citroen C4 1560 cm3 (95.2 cu-in) diesel that has a turbo, the synthetic 5W-30 is the only recommended oil for my vehicle and it works well and makes this diesel engine perform excellently and efficiently in all weather conditions, be it below zero or in 45c temperatures. I recommend that you get appropriate advice of the exact synthetic oil that your supercharged engine requires.
Does anyone know if I can use Nulon Full Synthetic 5W-30 on my Totota Hilux 2.4 petrol engine.
What is the best oil for r a Barra motor been using penright. But it seems a. Small pin hole has developed in block at rear. Of motor Not overheating. Not misfiring But sump full of water. Strange. Yes??????. Only using for quick trip to shop. Change over motor going in soon
Barra motors are robust ...but The type of oil is very concerning to me as. It seems. Corrosion. Is a problem. Yes I uses a. good radiator coolant. Only done. 83. thousand klms in 6 yrs since I bought. Car at 224 klms. Have 307 on clock. I look after my cars. And have used good quality oil in every one. But this has really. Put a question which one do I use. Car is in very good condition. For age. 2006. Bf futura. Wagon. Any thoughts or suggestions
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