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  1. Fuchs Titan Race - TOP 3 on offer and ready to go Opie Oils are pleased to announce that we're currently running our very popular Fuchs offer on our top 3 Titan Race Oils - FREE 1 LITRE with every 5 litre of Fuchs Titan Race Pro S 5w-40, 10w-50 and 15w-50! Don't forget to combine this with your club discount (usually found in signature) to get an additional 10% off your order - we also offer FREE UK MAINLAND SHIPPING ON ORDERS OVER £60 You can order any number of 5 litre bottles to get the same number of 1 litre bottles absolutely free. For example, if you buy 4 x 5 litres, you will also receive 4 x 1 litres free of charge. To receive your free litre, make sure you select the promotional 5 litres (Plus a FREE 1 litre) option that will be displayed seperately from the standard 5 litre option. Below, you will find links to each of these fully synthetic, ester based race oils, including prices, technical specifications and further information. Prices shown below include your forum discount: - FUCHS TITAN RACE PRO S 5W-40: £43.15 - FUCHS TITAN RACE PRO S 10W-50: £44.99 - FUCHS TITAN RACE PRO R 15W-50: £43.15 This is a limited time offer, running only until stocks last, so get those orders in quick! If you're a fan of free 1 litres, special offers and discounts, then you may want to have a look at our CURRENT OFFERS page. We're sure you'll find a great deal. That's it from us today, but as always if you require any oil advice then feel free to ask. You can call us on 01209 202944 Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm, send us an email to sales@opieoils.co.uk or just ask us here and we will be happy to help. Until next time - Oilman
  2. Opies are pleased to announce that we will be running a very special offer for the whole of March on a couple of our very popular brands: Heatshield Products for thermal protection, and Gold Plugs magnetic oil drain plugs. You will be able to get a massive 20% discount on all products from these ranges - all you need to do is enter the code: HG20 at checkout to get these fantastic products at a fantastic price. Simple! To make you aware, only one discount code can be used at a time, but this code will work on all products from both brands This offer is our way of giving you guys a bit of a boost in time for the summer. If you've got any track days or the like planned, then now is the time to be cracking on with any work you've got planned on your vehicle, and all the products from Gold Plug and Heatshield are designed from the ground up to improve the running of your car. For a little bit of info on both brands, have a look below. Heatshield Products - Top of the range thermal insulation, all the way from the USA HeatShield Products was established in 1985 as a family owned and operated a business and has gone from strength to strength ever since. A huge name in the states, they are recognised for the impressive work they have done with NASCAR racing, competitive off-roading and an array of other performance motorsports. As you can imagine, with over 30 years of experience in this highly demanding area, their products offer the best performing heat shields, exhaust wraps, heat protective sleeves and thermal insulation around. Engines and all of their components create very high temperatures and are under a lot of stress when operating at performance levels. If you have a modified vehicle, then we have the Heatshield Product to give you that edge you are after, and the peace of mind that you're covered during track days and competitions. On our website, you will find relevant and concise information on exactly what you can expect from their products, from the benefits gained, to the precise temperatures that they can take. This allows you to browse through and find exactly what you need for your specific set-up, as well as giving your car or turbo that custom look! The fully comprehensive range can be found HERE, and have a look below if you know what you're after: - Automotive Heat Shields: For improved reliability, improved efficiency and performance. - Exhaust Wraps: Retains heat in your exhaust system to create hotter gases, allowing faster flow of exhaust. - Hose Protection: Keep components cool, but also keep you moving! Shielding fuel lines can prevent vapour lock and cavitation. - Thermal Barriers: Designed to shield radiant heat, important for those days on track. - Thermal Insulation Tapes: Reflect radiant heat away from wires, lines, cables, and hoses. Reflective heat shield on one side, high-temp adhesive on the other. - Thermal Ties: Stainless steel locking ties, the easiest and best way to fasten any type of high-temperature insulation. - Turbo Shields: Improve the efficiency of your turbo by retaining heat inside with a heat shield. Using a turbo bag can increase boost, reduce turbo chatter or flutter, keep the turbo from lagging. Combining cutting edge technology and constructed with the highest quality materials, Heatshield has got you covered, and with this 20% discount across the entire range, there are some absolute bargains to be had! Magnetic Sump Plugs from Gold Plug - The last drain plug you'll ever need! Another American company, Gold Plug was started in 2001, simply because they were fed up of not being able to find a good quality magnetic drain plug for their street bike engine that they had just finished rebuilding. After searching high and low, Gold Plug was born. Now, their daily mission is to supply the very best magnetic drain plugs to keep your vehicle running in the best possible condition. Why choose a magnetic oil plug over a standard sump plug you ask? Well, there's quite a few reasons actually. Every time you run your engine, there will be a build-up of contamination in the form of thousands and thousands of very small particles of ferrous metal. The main cause for these microscopic particles is friction, and you can imagine how much of this is generated when driving hard. To put things in perspective, an engine travelling at just 2000rpm sends the pistons up and down the bore 33 times per second. Imagine what a day on track is doing to your engine! The oil filter does its part in keeping these filtered, however, they can only filter out particles larger than 35 microns. These nanoparticles of metal suspended in the oil are considerably smaller than this, and to top it all off, the smaller the particle, the more damage they can do - This is because they travel pretty much anywhere in your engine when under hydraulic pressure. The only way to "trap" these particles is with very strong magnetism. You can find them HERE. If you fancy a look at exactly how magnetic sump plugs work, you will find a handy video on each product page. Have a look below for links to just a few of the vehicles they cover: - Subaru - Nissan - Mitsubishi - BMW - Honda - Audi - Mercedes - Toyota - Ford - Peugot - Mazda - Volkswagen - Renault - Volvo - Land Rover - Mini - Gold Plug have designed their range to fit over 100,000 cars and motorbikes, so if you need any advice on the correct one for you, then please get in touch. Why rely on just any old drain plug, when you can have one from Gold Plug that saves your engine from the wear and tear of metal particles? One last time, that code is: HG20 and is running until the end of March, so if you want to get 20% off either of these great brands, you'll want to get these orders in as soon as you can. It's also worth keeping an eye on our current offers page HERE. There are all sorts of goodies to be found! If you've got something a bit special and need a bit of advice, then give us a ring for a bespoke and impartial recommendation that is tailored to your specific set up. We're in the office Monday to Friday 8:30 - 5:30, on 01209 202 944 and sales@opieoils.co.uk. You can also drop us a message on here. Until next time, Oilman
  3. We expect the majority of you have heard of Millers Nanodrive Oils by now - They were a real game changer when they were first introduced to the world of motorsports, providing a dedicated range of oils that were designed to increase power by reducing friction, all thanks to their nifty "Nanodrive Additive Package" Well, the tech guys at Millers Oils have done it again. They're improved on what was considered the peak of performance oils by ushering in a new and improved range for their motorsport category, and Opie Oils are pleased to announce that they are on the shelf and ready to go - just in time for the race season! Millers are driven by their obsession to produce highly innovative products which offer outstanding friction reducing properties. This is at the core of everything that they do. Due to an intense development programme, their new and improved range of next generation competition racing oils now incorporates their award winning NANODRIVE ultra low friction technology across the board. CSS (Competition Semi-Synthetic) and CFS (Competition Fully Synthetic) First off, we have the CSS and CFS range. Millers have significantly improved the capabilities of the already established CSS and CFS oils by incorporating a high performance, triple ester formulation, and then adding a measured amount of their unique NANODRIVE additive package. It's the addition of this little beauty that can effortlessly deliver up to 15% lower levels of friction than their predecessors. The entire CFS range is all fully synthetic and has benefitted massively by this addition of the NANODRIVE additive package, offering a further 26% reduction in friction than their predecessors. Simply put, you can expect significantly improved levels of performance on track and road, delivering great value and performance levels in an affordable package - these are designed to increase the performance of an engine in respect of improved HP and increased torque. You can find them all below: CSS (Competition Semi Synthetic) Range - Millers Oils CSS 10w-40 - Millers Oils CSS 20w-60 CFS (Competition Fully Synthetic) Range - Millers Oils CFS 5w-40 - Millers Oils CFS 10w-40 - Millers Oils CFS 10w-50 - Millers Oils CFS 10w-60 - Millers Oils CFS 15w-60 There's also a couple of oils in this range that have been blended for specific applications: - Millers Oils CTV Mini 20w-50: Specially formulated for competition Minis and any application where the engine and gearbox share a common oil - Millers Oils COR 20w-50: Exclusively formulated for short circuit racing and particularly suited to older classic sport applications - Millers Oils KR2T: A bespoke CIK-FIA approved formulation for rotor and all high revving 2-stroke kart and bike engines CFS NT+ (Competition Fully Synthetic) Up next, we have Millers new flagship NANODRIVE NT+ Oils. They have completely redefined their criteria usually associated with a performance lubricant to bring an absolute top of the range product to those in the absolute top tiers and demands of motorsport. This range features their new and improved NANODRIVE NT+ ultra low friction package. If you thought their previous range of Nanodrive oils were great, and they couldn't possibly improve on them, this NT+ package is proven to reduce engine friction by a further 15% over and above this previous multi-award winning products - this sets the NT+ range apart from all others in this arena, providing immediately noticeable increased levels of power and torque as well as increased efficiency in your engine's performance. Have a look below for all the viscosities that are in this range: - Millers Oils CFS 0w-20 NT+ - Millers Oils CFS 0w-30 NT+ - Millers Oils CFS 5w-40 NT+ - Millers Oils CFS 10w-50 NT+ - Millers Oils CFS 10w-60 NT+ NEXT UP - TRANSMISSION OILS AND SUSPENSION FLUID! Millers engine oils weren't the only ones to benefit from this liberal application of the magic NANODRIVE package. Their gear oils and transmission oils have all been subject to this update. Their competition grade transmission oils have been formulated using a unique combo of improved chemistry and NANODRIVE additives to massively reduce friction against a standard oil. For use in manual transmissions, synchromesh, non-synchromesh, sequential gearboxes, transfer gearboxes, transaxles and hypoid differentials, there's a full range to choose from: - CRX 75w-90 NT+ - CRX 75w-110 NT+ - crx 75W-140 NT+ - For vehicles with limited slip, have a look HERE. Millers have also had their first foray into adding their NANODRIVE NT+ technology into a broad range of suspension fluids. Thoroughly tested and offering excellent bump and rebound characteristics, proven to significantly contribute to an extremely smooth suspension operation. Ideal for those days on track! Available in a viscosity for every situation: - Millers Oils Suspension 2.5 NT+ - Millers Oils Suspension 5 NT+ - Millers Oils Suspension 7.5 NT+ - Millers Oils Suspension 10 NT+ - Millers Oils Suspension 15 NT+ All in all, Millers have really put some work into their newest offerings for the world of motorsport, giving you peace of mind that you've got the best possible product in your vehicle, regardless of its level of modification or the type of use it is getting. You can view all of Millers products HERE, including their rebranded brake fluids, fuel treatments, competition running in oil and even their updated range of Motorbike Oils. Those of you with a classic vehicle tucked away may be interested in having a look at their updated Classic Range, which you can find HERE. They've done a great job of creating top quality products that perform fantastically in classic vehicles and harnessed that vintage look with old school metal cans and label design. DON'T FORGET! ALL OF YOU GUYS GET A 10% DISCOUNT ON YOUR ORDER FOR BEING PART OF THE FORUM! You can usually find this discount code in signature. If you've got something a bit special and need a bit of advice, then give us a ring for a bespoke and impartial recommendation that is tailored to your specific set up. We're in the office Monday to Friday 8:30 - 5:30, on 01209 202 944 and sales@opieoils.co.uk. You can also drop us a message on here. That's about all for now, we'll be sure to let you know of anything else going on. Until next time, folks. -Oilman
  4. Any fans of Fuchs oils out there? We expect so, as they're hugely popular in the world of race, rally and pretty much all aspects of high performance motorsports, it'd be difficult not to have come across them by now, they're also very well received in passenger cars accross the globe. Premium, ester based fully synthetic motor oils make up a good selection of their products, all designed to meet the needs of the most demanding applications - and as luck would have have it, Opie Oils are offering 15% OFF the entire range! This includes all of their engine oils, gear oils, differential oils, brake fluids, coolants and even their industrial, cleaning, gardening and marine products. All you need to do is use the code: FUCHS15 to get this limited time offer. It's called a flash sale for a reason, so get those orders in quick - It'll be gone by midnight on Wednesday 15th February! To get an idea of the savings to be made with this offer, lets take one of the most popular choices in this range as an example, the Fuchs Titan Race Pro S 5w-40. This premium product is usually £47.95 for 5 litres, however with this 15% discount, you can get your hands on it for just £40.76! You can view the full range of Titan Race Pro oils HERE. But that's not all, here are some links to some more of their products - just click on it to be taken straight there. - Fuchs Titan GT1 XTL 5w-40: A really popular choice with BMW drivers who need the BMW LL-04 specification. - Fuchs Titan GT1 Pro Flex XTL 5w-30: Chock full of Mercedes, VW and BMW approvals. - Fuchs Titan Sintofluid 75w-80: Covers a huge range of specifications, one of our top selling gearbox oils! - Fuchs Titan Supersyn 5w-40: A great choice for Renaults, This modern, high performance, synthetic motor oil can be used year-round. - Fuchs Titan Supersyn F Eco-DT 5w-30: A highly energy conserving multigrade passenger car engine oil suitable for Ford diesel and gasoline engines. - Fuchs Maintain Fricofin ESK Antifreeze/Coolant: A versatile, concentrated engine Antifreeze, for all year round use in cooling systems of engines. - Fuchs Titan Supersyn LongLife Plus 0w-30: Designed especially for VW and AUDI diesel engines equipped for extended oil drain intervals. - Fuchs Pro Boost: Perfect for upping your Octane levels and keeping your carbs clean, really handy for those days on track. You can view the full range of Fuchs products HERE. You'll find everything from brake fluid to cleaning products for your car or bike! Below is a list of just some of the benefits to be gained from using these products over your every day oils: - Enhanced anti-wear properties - Outstanding temperature protection and cold start characteristics - Suitable for use in turbocharged and normally aspirated diesel or petrol engines - Increased fuel economy - Reduced emissions - Ester content creates surface-active layer, meaning a thin layer of oil on engine internals at all times If you need to find the products that are suitable for your particular vehicle, simply enter your vehicle details HERE and it will list everything that meets your specifications. You'll also be able to find servicing essentials such as spark plugs and glow plugs, wiper blades, brake parts and much more with this same look up guide. There's much more to Opies than just oils! If you need a bit of advice on choosing the perfect oil for your particular vehicle, give us a call on 01209 202 944 Monday to Friday, 8:30-5:30 or drop us an email to sales@opieoils.co.uk and we can provide a free bespoke recommendation for you. One last time, that code is: FUCHS15 and this flash sale will be ending midnight on Wednesday 15th February! Cheers, Oilman
  5. Hi Folks Opie Oils would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas & Happy New Year . We would like to thank everyone for there valued business and support throughout 2016. We really do hope we can make 2017 another successful year with your business and support. Here are Opie Oils opening times ; Monday 19 December: Open - Normal opening, order dispatch and delivery Tuesday 20 December: Open - Normal opening, order dispatch and delivery Wednesday 21 December: Open - Normal opening, order dispatch and delivery Thursday 22 December: Open - Normal opening, order dispatch and delivery Friday 23 December: Open - Normal opening, order dispatch and delivery Christmas Eve: Closed - No orders will be dispatched, no deliveries will be made Christmas Day: Closed - No orders will be dispatched, no deliveries will be made Boxing Day: Closed - No orders will be dispatched, no deliveries will be made Tuesday 27 December: Closed - No orders will be dispatched, no deliveries will be made 28th ,29th & 30th: Open - Normal opening, order dispatch and delivery New Years Day: Closed - No orders will be dispatched, no deliveries will be made 2 January: Closed - No orders will be dispatched, no deliveries will be made 3 January: Open - business back to normal As always, our expert advice is free, If you need help you can call us Monday - Friday 8:30am to 5:30pm on 01209 202944, email us at sales@opieoils.co.uk, or just ask here. Merry Christmas and Happy new year from everyone at Opie Oils. Cheers Oilman
  6. Fuchs Titan Race - TOP 3 on offer and ready to go Opie Oils are pleased to announce that we're currently running our very popular Fuchs offer on our top 3 Titan Race Oils - FREE 1 LITRE with every 5 litre of Fuchs Titan Race Pro S 5w-40, 10w-50 and 15w-50! Don't forget to combine this with your club discount (usually found in signature) to get an additional 10% off your order - we also offer FREE UK MAINLAND SHIPPING ON ORDERS OVER £60 You can order any number of 5 litre bottles to get the same number of 1 litre bottles absolutely free. For example, if you buy 4 x 5 litres, you will also receive 4 x 1 litres FREE OF CHARGE. To receive your free litre, make sure you select the promotional 5 litres (Plus a FREE 1 litre) option that will be displayed seperately from the standard 5 litre option. Below, you will find links to each of these fully synthetic, ester based race oils, including prices, technical specifications and further information. Prices shown below include your forum discount: - FUCHS TITAN RACE PRO S 5W-40: £44.99 - FUCHS TITAN RACE PRO S 10W-50: £46.76 - FUCHS TITAN RACE PRO R 15W-50: £44.99 This is a limited time offer, running only until stocks last, so get those orders in quick! If you're a fan of free 1 litres, special offers and discounts, then you may want to have a look at our CURRENT OFFERS page. We're sure you'll find a great deal. That's it from us today, but as always if you require any oil advice then feel free to ask. You can call us on 01209 202944 Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm, send us an email to sales@opieoils.co.uk or just ask us here and we will be happy to help. Until next time - Oilman
  7. With summer coming to a close, autumn is just around the corner. Of course, once autumn is out of the way, we've got winter to look forward to, and we all know what the greatest danger to our vehicle over winter is...RUST! Opie Oils can help you keep the rust and corrosion at bay, thanks to our new star product, ACF-50 Anti Corrosion Formula and Corrosion Block. If you've got a car, motorbike or boat that you want to keep in pristine condition, then you may want to have a look below... ACF-50 Anti-Corrosion Formula ACF-50, Anti-Corrosion Formula, is a state of the art, anti-corrosion/lubricant compound, that has been specifically designed for the Aero Space Industry. It can be described as an ultra thin fluid film compound which must be applied on an annual basis. ACF-50 actively penetrates through the corrosion deposits to the base of the cell where it emulsifies and encapsulates the electrolyte, lifting it away from the metal surface. ACF-50 then dispels this moisture and provides an atmospheric barrier which prevents any further moisture contact, thereby keeping the cell inactive. This compound continues to actively penetrate and "creep" into the tightest of seams, lap joints, micro cracks and around rivet heads, dissipating the moisture, even salt water, in these corrosion prone areas. These unique abilities of ACF-50 remain effective for 12 months, gradually disappearing as it is chemically consumed. - Approved for use on Electronics - Non-Flamable, non-toxic - Contains NO solids - Remains "ACTIVE" for up to 12 months - Film thickness is 0.00026 - A blend of ultra-pure base stocks and speciality corrosion inhibitors and surfactants You can find further information and pricing HERE. Don't forget to use your forum discount to get an additional 10% off your order! All in all, this is a fantastic product that we are proud to stock - designed as an "all round" corrosion inhibitor that adapts to whatever task you throw at it. Available in a 13oz aerosol, 1 quart bottle (with refillable pump spray), 4 litre container and even a 20 litre drum which is perfect for the workshop. After a slightly thicker "grease" for your electrical contacts or wheel bearings on your trailer? Have a look below for the next great product from the same guys. Corrosion Block Anti-Corrosion Formula Grease It's no secret that equipment downtime, repair and replacement are expensive. It is also no secret that regular scheduled preventive maintenance is cheaper than the repair or replacement of expensive equipment. Available in a 57g tube and a 454g tub, you can view it HERE. In these days of dwindling maintenance budgets and closer scrutiny of operating costs and procedures, you can show a real saving through preventive control of corrosion. Corrosion Block can be described as a clean, clear, ultra-thin fluid which leaves a non-greasy atmospheric barrier to protect the base metal on interior surfaces. Corrosion Block leaves no gummy residue because it contains no wax, resin, tar, asphalt, silicone or telfon. Corrosion Block anti-corrosion compound is a state-of-the-art material developed for the marine industry. Corrosion Block has three superior features: 1. Superior Anti-Corrosion compound - Kills corrosion in progress - Prevents new corrosion cells from forming for 12-18 months 2. Works as an excellent penetrant 3. Performs as a light lubricant very effectively You're probably thinking "that's great, but can it isolate the corrosion byproduct from my beloved electrical circuits?" Well, yes. yes it can. As well as offering the mentioned benefits, it also has many electrical uses. Corrosion Block has the ability to remove moisture, combined with its excellent penetrating and strong dielectric properties, have brought a number of electronics 'back from the dead' with just one application. The Corrosion Block removes the moisture from the corrosion byproduct, then isolates the corrosion byproduct from the electrical circuit. Corrosion Block can be used in many different electrical and electronic applications without fear of damage. Corrosion block will not harm paint or plastic surfaces. We're sure you'll find this new range of anti-corrosion products to your liking - at Opies, we don't stock a product unless we have complete confidence in it, so it's got our seal of approval. If you fancy a look at the full range of our rust preventatives and anti-corrosion treatments, you can find them all HERE. That's about it from us for today. As always, should you need any advice, please feel free to give us a call on 01209 202 949 or drop us an email to sales@opieoils.co.uk and we'll be happy to help. We're in the office Monday to Friday, 8:30 - 5:30. Until next time! -Oilman
  8. Hi all Just to let you know, the stock delay for the quarts and aerosol variants of ACF-50 has now been resolved - it is back in stock in all sizes and ready to ship! Cheers, Oilman
  9. J-B Weld has been the market leader in epoxy resins, adhesives, thread lockers and specialist products for over 40 years. J-B Weld has built up a loyal following of customers who have all shared the same experience after using any J-B Weld product. J-B Weld is a staple of every repair professional and DIY enthusiast’s toolbox and has been given the title of ‘Worlds Strongest Bond’ for a reason. No matter the problem there is a J-B Weld solution. J-B Weld is perfect for High Heat Repair, Wood Repair, Plastic Repair, Marine Repair & Metal Repair. Need help finding the correct J-B Weld? Please click HERE to see the Automotive Application Guide. Confused by the different types of Application? Don't worry Opie Oils are here to help. PUTTY Overall low tensile strength but can be moulded to the needs of the repair and can be layered to fix larger areas so putty is very good at the repair of holes etc. ADHESIVE Comes with two tubes, epoxy and hardener to be used to create own mix for different needs. Experience of J-B Weld products and epoxy adhesives is needed to get the best results. SYRINGE Creates a perfect 1:1 mix of epoxy and hardener, for ease of use and novices. Having problem with Fibre Glass? Try J-B Weld PlasticWeld Epoxy Putty J-B Weld is one of 93 Top Quality brands Opie Oils stock. To see all 93 brands please click HERE That’s all from us today, if you need any help on our J-B Weld range please get hold of us on 01209 202944 or email us at sales@opieoils.co.uk Cheers Oilman
  10. Thule was established in Sweden in 1942. Since then, they've made it their business to make only the best quality products that allow you to travel in any way you please. They are an international company united by a passion for helping active families and outdoor enthusiasts. Opie Oils now proudly stock their range of products, so if you've got a road trip planned, we'll be happy to help you get kitted out! Thule helps you transport anything you care for safely, easily and in style - whether you're in the city or the great outdoors, and they're available from Opies at fantastic prices. Thule roof racks are a strong foundation for every load, and you can easily mount accessories for different purposes. Just a few simple operations and you're on your way. Below are links to our entire range of Thule Roof Bars and Thule Fitment Kits - These fitting kits are vehicle specific products that will attach the foot pack and roof bars to your vehicle. - Thule Roof Rack Fitment Kits - Thule Roof Rack Bars and Foot Packs To find the specific parts needed for your vehicle, you can use our handy look up guide HERE. Simply enter your vehicle details to get started. IMPORTANT: You may need to purchase a range of items to get a Thule roof rack for your vehicle. Most lookup results will show a few options and it's likely you'll need to purchase: - Roof Bars (choose between traditional square bars or upgraded wing bars) - Roof Rack Foot Pack - Roof Rack Fitting Kit HOWEVER, some lookup results offer a "complete Premium Roof Rack Set" and these kits will come with everything you need, no need to buy anything else. As you can imagine, with Thule being an established name for so long, they're responsible for a fair few world firsts and innovations. The Thule timeline 1942 – Erik Thulin starts making products for Swedish fishermen. Thule is born 1955 – First Thule product for cars: grilles protecting headlamps from small stones 1962 – First ski rack 1964 – Roof rack with basket 1968 – Roof rack Classic 68 1977 – Ski box TB-11, Thule's first roof box 1983 – Carriers for surf boards 1984 – Thule Combibox 250 1992 – Thule's first towbar mounted bike carrier 1997 – Thule becomes the world's largest producer of roof boxes 2002 – Thule Hull-a-Port kayak carrier, top-seller in the U.S. 2004 – Launch of bestseller Thule 591 ProRide, roof mounted bike carrier 2010 – Thule Crossover luggage and laptop bags 2012 – Thule EasyFit, the world's fastest snow chains 2012 – Thule Pack 'n Pedal bike bags and racks 2013 – Thule Perspektiv camera bags With a huge range of items available, we're sure you'll find something suitable for whatever you've got planned. Dont forget to use your forum discount (usually found in signature) to get 10% off! If there's anything you need, you can use our lookup guide HERE to find a massive array of servicing essentials specifically for your vehicle. Got a modified, classic or high performance vehicle that needs something a little bit special? Not a problem, just give us a call on 01209 202 944 or drop us an email to sales@opieoils.co.uk and we will be happy to provide a free recommendation for your particular set up. Until next time! - Oilman
  11. It's an 02, so I guess it was under Ford ownership, but as far as I am aware, it was Volvo designed.
  12. Hi all, just a quick heads up from Opies here. Sunday 2nd October marks the last race meeting of 2016 at Knockhill. As sad as it may be that the season is coming to a close, the final round of the Scottish Championship Car Racing Series is always a great event and goes out with a bang. Titles will be decided and awards will be won. It promises to be another fantastic installment of Car Racing at Knockhill, and Opie Oils have got a pair of tickets up for grabs! These tickets will provide you and a guest with entry to the event itself and hospitality with the legendary David Sleigh Racing Team. You will meet the team and hang out with them for the day, lunch will be provided within their race awning. It's a great opportunity to meet the professionals and see how they work. Not to mention being track side all day while the drivers pass at speeds in excess of 120mph. Sound like fun? Well, if you fancy being in with a chance to win these tickets, it's a pretty straight forward process - all you have to do is drop us a PM titled "Final Knockhill". In the message, please include your full name, address, telephone number and email address - this will ensure we can get in touch as quickly as possible after the winner has been selected. Please only apply if you are able to attend, as it would be a shame for them to go to waste. A member of the David Sleigh Race Team will meet you at the gates at 10:30 am on Sunday 2nd October to make things nice and simple. The winner will be picked at random on Wednesday 28th September and will be contacted soon after. You can find full details of the weekend HERE, and the David Sleigh Racing Teams page HERE. Please feel free to drop us a line too if you need anything else, we're in the office Monday to Friday 8:30-5:30 on 01209 202 944 or via email to sales@opieoils.co.uk. We'll be happy to help in any way. Best of luck guys! - Oilman
  13. Why's that? I have a couple of small rust spots on my V70 and the shocks could definitely have benefited from a coat of ACF or something similar. Cheers Tim
  14. Any fans of the Fuchs Titan Race engine oils out there? We expect so, as they're hugely popular in the world of race, rally and pretty much all aspects of high performance motorsports, it'd be difficult not to have come across them by now. Premium, ester based fully synthetic motor oils designed to meet the needs of the most demanding applications - and as luck would have have it, Opie Oils are offering 15% OFF the range! This covers the Pro S 5w-30, 5w-40, 10w-50 and 10w-60, as well as the Pro R 10w-40 and 15w-50. This offer is now active. You'll have to be quick though, it's running for a limited time only and is due to end mid day on Monday 19th! The discount code to use is: TITAN15 To get an idea of the savings to be made with this offer, lets take one of the most popular choices in this range as an example, the Fuchs Titan Race Pro S 5w-40. This premium product is usually £49.99 for 5 litres, however with this 15% discount, you can get your hands on it for just £42.49! Below is a list of just some of the benefits to be gained from using these products over your every day oils: - Enhanced anti-wear properties - Outstanding temperature protection and cold start characteristics - Suitable for use in turbocharged and normally aspirated diesel or petrol engines - Increased fuel economy - Reduced emissions - Ester content creates surface-active layer, meaning a thin layer of oil on engine internals at all times We've also got some really handy and in depth technical documents that further explain the merits of fully synthetic ester oils, why not have a look HERE. Perfect for a bit of bedtime reading! If you need a bit of advice on choosing the perfect oil for your particular vehicle, give us a call on 01209 202 944 Monday to Friday, 8:30-5:30 or drop us an email to sales@opieoils.co.uk and we can provide a free bespoke recommendation for you. That's all for now guys, and remember that code is TITAN15. Enjoy the weekend! -Oilman
  15. Good news everyone! Opie Oils have got another pair of tickets to Knockhill up for grabs, so if you and a guest are free on the weekend of the 10th and 11th of September then you may be lucky enough to spend it watching the Super Touring Car Festival! To be in with a chance of winning these tickets, all you have to do is drop us a PM titled Super Touring Knockhill. In the message, please include your full name, address, telephone number and email address - this will ensure we can get in touch as quickly as possible after the winner has been selected. Please only apply if you are able to attend the weekend, as it would be a shame for them to go to waste. This event will be over BOTH days of the weekend. Should you be the lucky winner of this pair of tickets, your guest and yourself will meet a member of the David Sleigh Race Team at the gate from 10:30AM onwards. They will then provide you with your passes and bring you across to their race awning. Here, you can meet all the drivers and everyone involved with David Sleigh race team - they're a great bunch and absolutely fantastic at what they do. The event itself will bring to life iconic Super Touring thoroughbreds from the 80s and 90s, and even some special appearances from the 70s, with drivers such as Tarquini, Cleland and Biela. All in all, it's going to be a pretty action packed weekend. You can find full details of the weekend HERE, and the David Sleigh Racing Teams page HERE. Please feel free to drop us a line too if you need anything else, we're in the office Monday to Friday 8:30-5:30 on 01209 202 944 or via email to sales@opieoils.co.uk. We'll be happy to help in any way. The winner will be picked at random on Thursday 8th and will be contacted soon after. Best of luck guys! Until next time - Oilman
  16. Hi all! Opie Oils have a pair of tickets to Knockhill up for grabs, so if you and a guest fancy spending the day watching the Scottish Championship Car Racing whilst hanging out with the David Sleigh Racing Team, then have a peek below... To be in with a chance of winning these tickets, all you have to do is drop us a PM titled Send me to Knockhill. In the message, please include your full name, address, telephone number and email address - this will make sure we can get in touch as quickly as possible after the winner has been selected. Please only apply if you are able to attend on the 21st August, as it would be a shame for them to go to waste. Should you be the lucky winner of this pair of tickets, your guest and yourself will meet a member of the David Sleigh Race Team at the gate from 10:30AM onwards - they will then provide you with your passes and bring you accross to their race awning. Here, you can meet this awesome racing team, hang out for the day and have some lunch whilst watching a superb range of classes battle it out on the track. All in all, it's going to be a pretty action packed day. You can find full details of the weekend HERE, and the David Sleigh Racing Teams page HERE. Please feel free to drop us a line too if you need anything else, we're in the office Monday to Friday 8:30-5:30 on 01209 202 944 or via email to sales@opieoils.co.uk. We'll be happy to help in any way. The winner will be picked at random on Thursday 18th and will be contacted soon after. Best of luck guys! Until next time - Oilman
  17. We are pleased to announce that Opie Oils now stock Hella products. If you're after replacement bulbs, headlamp units, auxiliary lights and a huge array of other high quality lighting parts, then look no further than RIGHT HERE. Also on the shelf and ready to go is a comprehensive range of Hellas premium wiper blades which can be found HERE. To celebrate the addition of this fantastic brand to our range, we are offering 20% off ALL Hella products. This is for a limited time only, so get your orders in quick to take advantage of this great discount. The discount code to use is "HELLA" For those of you familiar with Hella, you will already be aware of the quality that comes attached with the brand. For those of you that are not, then you can rest assured that you will be receiving a top quality product, backed up by 117 years of experience and product development in the field, making them one of the top 40 automotive parts suppliers in the world. Hella enable independent workshops to access the latest OE parts and technologies; providing the reassurance of "Fit first time“ compatibility and quality across a huge range of vehicles. Simply put, their position as top manufacturers for lighting, electronic compenents and systems for the automotive industry is well deserved and set in stone. Below are links to the lighting and wiper blade sections of the range - simply click on what you are after and you will be able to refine your selection to precisely what you require. From fog lights, dashboard lights and number plate lights to air horns and even rotating beacons, we've got you covered. - Hella lighting - Hella wiper blades You can find all lighting categories HERE. You will find prices, fitment compatibility and all further specifications on the product page, but please feel free to give us a call on 01209 202 944, drop us an email to sales@opieoils or simply message us on here if there's any further info you need. We're in the office Monday to Friday 8:30-5:30 and will be happy to look into any enquiry you may have. One more time, that code is "HELLA" Until next time! -Oilman
  18. Hi all VP Racing Fuels are a big deal over in the States - A household name and recognized by many as the world leader in race fuel technology, with a catalogue of nearly 70 fuel blends and a growing roster of VP-fueled champions across the entire spectrum of motorsports. As you can imagine, once their reputation began to spread internationally, we were pretty keen to get their products on the shelf at Opies. We were especially interested in their potent range of fuel additives, designed from the ground up to get the most from your engine. VP Racing Fuels was founded by Steve Burns, who initially exhibited his aptitude for R&D in the early 1970’s as a young racer in San Antonio, Texas. Steve was convinced the race fuel manufacturers of the day were falling short in their quest for optimum horsepower. To address this shortcoming, he began experimenting with exotic blends of fuel. Over time, this led to the development of their fuel enhancers and additives, or "madditives" as they are better known. Whether you are after an all-in-one diesel conditioner, octane boost for your race car or even an entire fuel system cleaner that will cover you for 5000 miles, there will be an additive that is designed to exceed your expectations. Have a look through the list below for the new products in this range, simply click on the product of interest for all details. Prices shown include your 10% forum discount code, which can usually be found in the signature. - VP Madditive Fuel Stabiliser with Ethanol Shield: Eliminates the problems caused by ethanol fuel while reducing heat and extending engine life. Fuel Stabilizer with Ethanol Shield protects your engine and prevents repairs. 8 ounces of Fuel Stabilizer with Ethanol Shield will protect up to 80 gallons for 3 years. 8 oz bottle - £9.85 - VP Madditive Fuel System Cleaner: Clean your entire fuel system for up to 5000 miles. VP’s Fuel System Cleaner increases fuel mileage, restores performance, and virtually eliminates knocks and pings. The advanced formula reduces harmful emissions in all street and off-road uses. 16 ounces treats up to 20 gallons. 16 oz bottle - £10.75 - VP Madditive Power Boost: Restore the power your engine once had. Cleans fuel system and removes deposits from the combustion chamber. Power Boost gives you a “seat-of-the-pants” jolt that makes driving fun again, while reducing the need for higher-octane gasoline. 16 ounces treats up to 18 gallons. 16 oz bottle - £9.85 - VP Madditive Diesel "All In One" Treatment: Get more out of your diesel engine with Diesel All-In-One Fuel Conditioner. All-In-One Fuel Conditioner cleans injectors and pumps, increases cetane, and replaces lost lubrication. Increase fuel mileage and reduce smoking. Protects petroleum based and biodiesel, disperses water, and shields against gelling to -40°F. 24 ounces treats up to 240 gallons. 24 oz bottle - £17.95 - VP Madditive Octanium Octane Concentrate: Octanium is blended for off-road racing applications and increases gasoline octane up to 8 numbers (80 points). Improve throttle response and acceleration, while eliminating knocks and pings. Octanium cleans fuel injectors and increases horsepower, but is for racing use only. Not recommended for use with catalytic converters or o2 sensors. 32 ounces treats up to 10 gallons. 1 quart bottle - £19.75 - VP Madditive Cetanium Cetane Concentrate: Increase cetane for off-road racing diesel applications. Cetanium cleans injectors and pumps and will increase your fuel mileage while it replaces lost lubrication. 32 ounces treats up to 10 gallons. 1 quart bottle - £19.75 You can find the full range of Madditives HERE, and the entirety of our additives HERE. We're pleased to welcome these to the team, VP’s “Madditive” line of performance chemicals for automotive applications is engineered to improve performance as well as save you money at the pump and at the shop. VP’s reputation for quality and performance set this line apart from the competition, offering results that simply can't be found elsewhere. We're sure you'll find a product that really enhances your driving experience. Should you need any advice on the correct product for your particuar application, please feel free to give us a call on 01209 202 944 or drop us an email to sales@opieoils.co.uk and we will be happy to help. We're here Monday to Friday 8:30 - 5:30. Until next time! Oilman
  19. Hi all As you know, at Opies, we’re pretty enthusiastic about cleaning and detailing. We stock a huge range of top quality products from an array of highly respected brands. One such brand that has caught our eye in the last few months is Kleers. They have been making waves across the UK and are building quite a reputation in the world of detailing and car care products. They are now available at Opie Oils, and as you can imagine, we were keen to get them on board and let you guys know about it! Based in the seaside town of Sheerness in Kent, founded and owned by brothers Rob and Andy Barnes, they have gone from strength to strength since their first products were developed in 2010 – receiving praise and acclaim on a global scale. This new range is designed to cover you from start to finish, from the initial shampooing, right through to creating a protective layer for your alloys and even cleaning and maintaining car wraps or vinyl that has been laquer protected. With Kleers, you get a top tier product at a great price – don’t forget to use your forum discount (usually found in signature) for an additional 10% off your order. Below, you will find links to our current range from Kleers – there are new products being tested and in development all the time, so keep an eye out for new additions to the team! Prices shown include your 10% discount, simply click on the link for all further details including application and cleaning tips: Kleers: The Car Shampoo – £11.23 Kleers: The Paint Cleaner – £6.91 Kleers: The Paint Detailer – £11.23 Kleers: The Finishing Wax – £12.10 Kleers: The Glass Cleaner – £6.05 Kleers: The Tar Remover – £9.94 Kleers: The Microfibre Mist Spray – £8.64 Kleers: The Alloy Wheel Protector – £11.23 Kleers: The Wheel Cleaner – £8.64 Kleers: The Metal Polish – £7.77 Also available is their range of Microfibre Cloths and Deep Pile Drying Towels: Kleers: Supersoft Polish Towels – Pack of 6 – £4.75 Kleers: Soapy Detailing Cloths – Pack of 4 – £4.31 Kleers: Microfibre Finishing Cloths – Single – £5.17 Kleers: Deep Pile Drying Towel – Single – £6.90 You can view the entirety of Kleers products HERE and our full range of cleaning and detailing brands HERE, you will find products from the likes of Bilt Hamber, AutoGlym, Dodo Juice and Meguiars to name but a few. We like to keep things fresh at Opies, so be sure to keep an eye out HERE for current offers, competitions, promotions and new products. Should you need any further info or pointers in the best application for your cleaning mission, please feel free to give us a call on 01209 202 944, drop us an email to sales@opieoils.co.uk or simply message us on here and we’ll be happy to help. We’re in the office Monday to Friday 8:30 – 5:30. Until next time, folks -Oilman
  20. Hi all Are you working on a classic, vintage or veteran vehicle? Perhaps you've got a restoration project tucked away in the garage or know someone that's got their eye on renovating a classic motorbike? Well, just a quick heads up from Opie Oils here to let you know that we now stock the entire range of brand new Gulf Classic Oils, perfect for your side project or main workshop mission! This brand new range from Gulf comprises of three different products, all of which are designed to meet the varying and very specific requirements of classic vehicles. Below are links to these three new products, simply click on the link for all further details and specifications. Prices shown below are with your 10% forum discount applied: - Gulf Classic 30: 5 litre - £24.74 - Gulf Classic 50: 5 litre - £24.74 - Gulf Classic 20w-50: 5 litre - £19.34 The range can be found HERE. These products are designed to cover the overwhelming majority of classic cars around the world, those of you familiar with Gulfs products will already be aware of their reliability. As with all of their products, they have kept this classic range in line with their status as one of the worlds most historic and trusted brands. Formulated to protect and lubricate older engines to ensure that a treasured automobile, motorbike or commercial vehicle continues to run as it should, these are designed specifically to meet the needs of classic car owners the world over. This classic range is really enhanced by the specially designed rectangular metal cans and vintage colour scheme, giving them a really old school feel - they look the part on a shelf or workbench of any enthusiasts garage. We understand that this may not be of interest to those of you with modern vehicles, but wanted to let those with an interest in classic vehicles or working a side project renovation or rebuild, that these are great products, at a great price. Opie Oils also stock a huge range of classic vehicle lubricants and parts for cars and bikes. From differential and axle oils, to replacement gear knobs and steering wheels, you can view it in all its glory HERE. That's about all from us for now, if there is anything else you need, simply message on here, give us a call on 01209 202 944 Monday to Friday 8:30-5:30 or drop us an email to sales@opieoils.co.uk and we’ll be happy to help! - Oilman
  21. Fancy winning a pair of tickets to watch Opie Oils sponsor David Sleigh racing at Donington Park on Sunday 19th June? Opie Oils sponsor David Sleigh and his team have very kindly given us two tickets to Donington Park for Sunday 19th June. These tickets will provide one lucky winner and their guest entry to the event where you will get to watch a fantastic day of racing whilst hanging out with the team for the day. All you have to do to be in with a chance to win is drop us a PM titled "Send Me To Donington" together with your name, address, telephone number and email address. One lucky winner will be picked at random on Wednesday 15th June and contacted soon after. Good luck and please only apply if you can attend, it would be a shame for them to go to waste. Cheers - oilman
  22. IT'S THAT TIME AGAIN FOLKS! Opie Oils are pleased to announce that we're currently running our very popular Fuchs Titan Race Pro offer - FREE 1 LITRE with every 5 litre of Fuchs Titan Race Pro S 5w-30, 5w-40, 10w-50, 10w-60, Pro R 10w-40, 15w-50 and Pro C3 5w-30 Don't forget to combine this with your club discount (usually found in signature) to get an additional 10% off your order - we also offer FREE UK MAINLAND SHIPPING ON ORDERS OVER £50 You can order any number of 5 litre bottles to get the same number of 1 litre bottles absolutely free. For example, if you buy 4 x 5 litres, you will also receive 4 x 1 litres COMPLETELY FREE OF CHARGE. To receive your free litre, make sure you select the promotional 5 litres (Plus a FREE 1 litre) option that will be displayed seperately from the standard 5 litre option. Below, you will find links to each of these fully synthetic, ester based race oils, including prices, technical specifications and further information. Prices shown below include your forum discount: - FUCHS TITAN RACE PRO S 5W-30: £46.35 - FUCHS TITAN RACE PRO S 5W-40: £43.16 - FUCHS TITAN RACE PRO S 10W-50: £46.76 - FUCHS TITAN RACE PRO R 15W-50: £42.75 - FUCHS TITAN RACE PRO S 10W-60: £46.76 - FUCHS TITAN RACE PRO R 10W-40: £48.56 - FUCHS TITAN RACE PRO C3 5W-30: £44.96 The full range can be found HERE. This is a limited time offer, so get those orders in quick! If you're a fan of free 1 litres, special offers and discounts, then you may want to have a look at our CURRENT OFFERS page. We're sure you'll find a great deal. That's it from us today, but as always if you require any oil advice then feel free to ask. You can call us on 01209 202944 Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm, send us an email to sales@opieoils.co.uk or just ask us here and we will be happy to help. Until next time - Oilman
  23. At Opie Oils, we think it's good to change things up every now and then. That's why we've given our website a bit of a facelift - we still have the same fantastic range of products, (which is constantly growing) but we have made it easier to find exactly what you need by stripping back the clutter and making the whole website more streamlined. As a little bonus to celebrate this, we are also offering FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS OVER £35! You don't need a code for this, it will automatically apply at checkout, and can be used on Mainland UK orders only. Be quick, this offer ends midnight Sunday (21/02/2016) Why not have a look around, let us know what you think. If you have any comments then please let us know - we want to make it as easy as possible for you to find what you're after on our re-skinned website so we would welcome any constructive criticism! Keep an eye out for the brand new sliders on the home page for current deals, offers and general great prices, as well as quick links to all of our most helpful online tools. Here are a few links to some of our most popular look up guides and products on the new website, simply click on the one you are after and enter your vehicle details to get started: -ENGINE OIL AND OIL FILTER SERVICE PACK LOOK UP GUIDE With prices starting from as little as £17.99, these bespoke kits contain the correct amount of the correct oil for your vehicle. Also, an OEM quality oil filter, and a FREE disposable top up kit which consists of a fold up funnel, wipes and disposable gloves, making this an easy and mess free job! -SPARK PLUG AND GLOW PLUG LOOK UP GUIDE It's easy to find the right plug for your vehicle, no matter if it's a petrol or diesel powered engine, we've got high quality options from Denso and NGK available and ready to go -BREMBO BRAKE DISCS, PADS AND DRUMS LOOK UP GUIDE We stock a one of the best known brake brands on the market today - Brembo. These guys produce some of the highest quality items for road vehicles to date! -ROOF RACKS AND BARS LOOK UP GUIDE We offer a range of budget and high quality roof bars for your vehicle in a range of different specifications We have plenty more on offer, from motorcycle oils and products and HeatShield protection to K&N performance filters and a huge range of cleaning and detailing products. We've got you covered! In the event that you can't find what you're after, or require a bit more info, simply give us a call on 01209 202 944 Monday to Friday 8:30-5:30, or drop us an email on sales@opieoils.co.uk and we'll be happy to help. Don't forget, your 10% forum discount (usually found in signature) still applies on the new website, so make sure you use it! Until next time -Oilman
  24. Engine Oil and filter service kits at Opie Oils: An OEM quality oil filter and the correct amount of oil for a FULL change, tailored to your specific vehicle - from as little as £17.99 With the Opie Oils engine oil and filter service kit look up guide, we make it easy to find everything you need for your oil change - if you've got a vehicle, WE'VE GOT THE SERVICE KIT FOR IT. Ensuring that your car has the right engine oil is an important part of keeping it running smoothly. Benefits of an oil change include: - Correct lubrication - Cooling - Cleaning - Internal component protection There is also the considerable financial benefit gained when doing this at home and cutting the garage out of the equation - should you choose to take your service kit to the garage then it's good to know that they will be using a top quality oil in your vehicle, rather than the "standard" oil used in garages - it's worth it for the peace of mind. As part of this, you will also receive an OEM quality oil filter, as well as the option of choosing a top of the range K&N filter that has been matched using an extensive fitment database - you can rest assured that you will be fitting only high quality, and CORRECT products to your vehicle. Combined with this is a FREE disposable filling kit which includes a funnel, gloves and handy wipes - making your oil change easy and mess free! To get started, simply follow this link and enter your vehicle details to find the specific kit for your vehicle, it's really that easy. Got a race, track or custom vehicle? Not a problem, get in touch with our recommendation form and we'll match the right products to your specific set up, it's condition and even your style of driving. Alternatively, give us a call on 01209 202 944 and we'll be happy to help! Don't forget! Combine all of these great benefits with your additional 10% FORUM DISCOUNT. (usually found in our signature) Until next time - Oilman
  25. Merry Christmas everybody, Until midnight Boxing Day we have 15% Off Everything with voucher code XMAS - PLUS free standard shipping to most mainland UK addresses for orders over £50! Voucher code XMAS can be used on oils and fluids, engine oil service packs, filters, spark & glow plugs, cleaning & detailing products, Brembo break parts, wiper blades, steering wheels and workshop essentials - The list is endless...... Orders can be placed online at www.opieoils.co.uk and all our Christmas and New Year opening times and delivery dates can be found on our web site. Over the last 12 months we've added thousands of new products, developed the web site and given away some fantastic prizes. This will continue in to 2016 and we look forward to hearing from you all. So that's it from us today, apart from wishing you all a fantastic Christmas and a very happy 2016. - oilman