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Powered by Exol! Team Clover Leaf has won 1st place in the Thailand Underground Drift "Class C” competition. The Nissan Cefiro AE 31 is powered by Exol’s Optima LSX 5W-40 engine oil.

The drifter, Tanupun Suangka (Mr. Drive), said: "In a drift car, high engine power at high revs is essential in order to get a controlled power slide. As a result of using Exol’s Optima LSX 5W-40 engine oil, engine temperature was substantially lower and we achieved exceptionally smooth flow rate results in higher acceleration. Team Clover Leaf would like to thank Exol for all their support.”

The next underground drift will take place on 22 to 24 November.

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Ford EcoBoost engine oil 5w20
Exol Lubricants has become one of the first lubricant manufacturers to produce a new engine oil specially formulated for the latest Ford EcoBoost engines.

The Optima Vimax 5W-20 is a fully-synthetic engine oil produced using the highest quality synthetic base stocks, which together with market leading additive chemistry meets the very latest and previous Ford fuel-efficient EcoBoost petrol engine specifications and is also suitable for the majority of Ford petrol vehicles produced in the past four years.

The new oil provides significant fuel saving benefits to the motorist due to its low viscosity and low friction technology, while also ensuring high engine protection and component durability.

There are currently three EcoBoost engines, 1.0ltr, 1.6ltr and 2.0ltr, fitted across a range of Ford vehicles including Focus, Fiesta, KA and Mondeo.

Ford will produce more than 1.3million low-CO2 EcoBoost engines for European vehicles by 2015, with more than 800,000 expected to be the 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine.

In its first full month of sales across Europe, more than 4700 customers ordered a Focus 1.0ltr EcoBoost, accounting for nearly a quarter of all Focus cars ordered in Ford’s 19 traditional European markets.

Optima Vimax FD 5W-30 Formally approved by Ford Motor Co.

Optima Vimax FD 5W-30 Formally approved by Ford Motor Co.

Fully synthetic engine oil recommended for modern Ford Engines.
Optima Vimax FD 5W-30 is a fully synthetic, fuel efficient multigrade engine oil meeting the latest Ford specification. It is formulated with highly refined synthetic base stocks and the very latest in advanced additive technology. The carefully selected components combine to provide the user with improved fuel economy benefits, greater robustness to fuels containing increased levels of biodiesel and superior soot handling properties.

This highly stable, stay-in-grade product allows extended oil drain intervals to be acheived.
Optima Vimax FD 5W-30 is suitable for normally aspirated and turbocharged, petrol and diesel vehicles, particularly the more modern ones. It is recommended for use in all Ford engines where the latest Ford WSS-M2C 913-C specification is specified. It is miscible with all synthetic and mineral based engine oils.

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Exol introduces new 500g grease cartridges to range.

Exol Lubricants, one of the UK’s largest independent lubricants blenders, has introduced four new 500g grease cartridges to its extensive range of grease products, designed to allow complete use of lubricating grease without leakage. The new screwfit grease cartridges, suitable for use with SR and similar grease guns, cover a wide range of applications, and include Lithium XL Complex HD 2.5, Libra Moly XL EP2, Lithium XL Complex and Libra XL EP2


Lithium XL Complex HD 2.5 is a modern high-performance product suitable for both industrial and automotive applications.

The grease can be used in various types of bearing applications including heavy load conditions and wet environments.

Libra Moly XL EP2 offers good mechanical stability, load carrying capacity and corrosion protection, making it suitable for heavily loaded bearings as well as wet environments.

Lithium XL Complex is a modern high-performance product setting a new standard for a truly universal grease, suitable for both industrial and automotive applications. The product’s all-round properties make it the primary choice for various types of bearing applications, including heavy load conditions and temperature peaks up to 180°C.

Finally, Libra XL EP2 is a high quality multipurpose grease that can be used in both industrial and automotive applications. The grease is suitable for a wide range of plain and rolling bearings.
Exol says its screw fit grease cartridges offer easy, quick and clean manual lubrication, leaving only a minimum residue of grease after use and providing simple implementation of a new cartridge when replacement is required

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