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18th January 2022

Millers Oils France Product Reviews

Reviews of Millers Oils products can be found throughout the Frequently Asked Questions section of the website and attached to the products themselves in the store. […]
19th July 2021

Millers Oils EE Performance Range

Millers Oils EE Performance Range for the passenger car market, launches March 2021 Independent British oil blender, Millers Oils, has launched EE Performance Engine Oil, a […]
11th February 2021

Myths About Oil

Myths About Oil How to understand OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturer), specifications, approvals, warranties and Block Exemption?  Here, we have summarized some of the important things you […]
5th November 2020

The Essentials of Car Maintenance

Understanding The Essentials of Car Maintenance Preventative maintenance will ensure your vehicle runs smoothly for longer, saving you money in the long term and giving you […]
22nd October 2020

Protect Your Classic Vehicle During Winter

Protect Your Classic Vehicle During Winter It is important to Protect Your Classic Vehicle During Winter.  As the nights draw in and the weather turns colder, […]
18th February 2020

What is ZDDP?

What is ZDDP? (Zinc Dithiophosphate) Zinc Dithiophosphate is an anti-wear additive used in lubricants.  It is required to protect high load contact points such as camshaft […]
7th August 2019

FFSA GT4 goes to Spa Francorchamps!

Spa Francorchamps is a most incredible circuit that every racing enthusiast must experience at least once, as a driver or a spectator!  The FFSA GT4 championship […]
8th July 2019

Success for Kworx in GT4 at Ledenon!

Success for Kworx in GT4 at Ledenon!  We had a great weekend in Ledenon with the Kworx FFSA GT4 Team, but not everything went to plan. […]
19th June 2019

Le Mans Results

Le Mans Results Unfortunately there were no podiums at Le Mans 2019 for the Ligiers, but we did see good results from the #22 car from […]
12th June 2019

Millers Oils at the Le Mans 24 Hours

Millers Oils UK have worked closely with Hewland Engineering to create a Hewland / Millers Nanotech gearbox oil for their LMP2 racing transmissions. The LMP2 transmission […]
10th June 2019

Can I use synthetic oil in my Classic Car?

We are often asked ‘Can I use synthetic oil in my Classic Car?’  The fear of using synthetic oils in your classic vehicles is a thing […]
20th May 2019

2019 Pau Grand Prix FFSA GT4

The 2019 Pau Grand Prix FFSA GT4 weekend started well with good qualifications by both K’Worx Racing teams and great grid positions, but the first race […]
21st April 2019

First Podiums at Nogaro in FFSA GT4, 2019

We had our first outing in FFSA GT4 at Nogaro during the Easter weekend. Valentin Simonet and Pascal Huteau had a great weekend with P2 in […]
10th April 2019

Millers Oils France continue to sponsor K’worx in FFSA GT4 and TTE in France

Millers Oils France is happy to confirm that they continue to support Team K’worx in both the FFSA GT4 Series championship of France and the Trophee […]
10th January 2019

Millers Oils – Official Sponsor of UK Ginetta GT4 Super Cup

Millers Oils will be the official title sponsor of the Ginetta GT4 Super Cup series in the UK that is hosted alongside the British Touring Car […]
10th January 2019

Millers Oils and Ginetta Announce Technical Partnership

Millers Oils and Ginetta Announce Technical Partnership from 2019 British racing car manufacturer Ginetta Cars has announced specialist lubricant and treatments manufacturer Millers Oils as its […]
20th October 2018

Can An Oil Change Really Increase Power?

Can An Oil Change Really Increase Power?  When it comes to friction technology, yes it can.  Want the proof? We put our CFS 10w60 NT+ competition […]
20th October 2018

Can An Oil Change Really Increase Power?

Can an oil change really increase power? When it comes to friction technology, it can.  Want the proof?  We put our CFS 10w60 NT+ competition engine […]
19th October 2018

Using Synthetic Oils in Classic Cars

Using Synthetic Oils in Classic Cars The fear of using synthetic oils in your classic vehicles is a thing of the past – or at least […]
17th September 2018

Our weekend at the Circuit des Remparts, September 2018

Our weekend at the Circuit des Remparts, September 2018 was very enjoyable, with plenty of blue skies and the constant roar of passing engines.  This annual […]
1st August 2018

How Can I Protect My Rebuilt Engine?

How Can I Protect My Rebuilt Engine? is a question we are regularly asked.   Engine building needs to be done correctly with the right parts and […]
28th February 2018

Millers Oils are technical partner of Team Parker Racing

Millers Oils are technical partner of Team Parker Racing, February 2018. Millers Oils is excited to announce they have joined Team Parker Racing as technical partner […]
28th January 2018

Which 2 stroke oil should I use for my competition bike?

Millers KR2T is a suitable mineral, 2-stroke oil for both competition karts and bikes.  It increases the sealing/compression on the bores which leads to power/torque gains.  […]
15th January 2018

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential – what type of oil is required? A limited slip differential (LSD) is a type of differential that allows its two output shafts to rotate […]
10th January 2018

What is meant by the octane number?

The octane number is a measure of a fuels ability to resist detonation. The higher the octane number, the more resistance a fuel will have to […]
9th January 2018

Sponsorship for 2018 confirmed for Hervé GOYON

Hervé GOYON We are happy to confirm our sponsorship of Hervé GOYON for 2018, who will use Millers CFS 10W50 engine oil, Millers CM2T 2 stroke […]
8th January 2018

Which antifreeze should I use for my classic vehicle?

It is important to use the correct antifreeze for your vehicle so that it does not damage the engine components.  Many modern antifreeze products are not […]
11th August 2016

2016 Historic Tour F3 Classic Drivers Sponsorship

We are pleased to confirm our 2016 Historic Tour F3 Classic Drivers Sponsorship – the following three Historic Tour drivers competing in the 2016 F3 Classic: Hugo Carini (2015 […]
10th August 2016

2016 Nelson LUKES Sponsorship

We had a successful 2015 which saw Nelson LUKES win the French Formula 3 Classic Championship with his Martini Mk 39 (supported by K’Worx Racing).  Nelson and his team used several products […]
18th May 2016

Motorsport – Nanodrive

Our latest Motorsport – Nanodrive low friction engine oils have been designed to offer racers, engine builders and team managers a whole range of valuable benefits. lower […]
18th November 2014

Road Cars – Care and Maintenance Products

Millers Oils have designed a range of high performance engine treatments and automotive products, as part of their range ‘Road Cars – Care and Maintenance Products’ […]
11th June 2014

Launch of Millers Oils Diesel Particulate Filter Cleaner and Regenerator, May 2014

Millers Oils launch a one-shot Diesel Particulate Filter Cleaner and Regenerator designed to clean Diesel Particulate Filters (DPFs) reducing the regeneration temperature required to allow the […]
11th June 2014

Millers launch stunning new advertising campaign – The Engine Lives, June 2014

Millers Oils stunning new ad campaign – THE ENGINE LIVES This is this years stunning visual effects blockbuster in the lubricant advertising industry. Highlighting the difference […]
16th May 2014

KAR Performance Testimonial of CVL Turbo, May 2014

KAR Performance in Bahrain have provided a Testimonial and confirmed their use of Millers Oils CVL Turbo octane booster, following a test comparing racing fuel with an […]
9th May 2014

Millers Oils becomes the official lubricant technical partner of Caterham Motorsport, May 2014

Millers Oils becomes the official lubricant technical partner of Caterham Motorsport, May 2014 Millers Oils has signed a deal to become the official oil technical partner […]
20th March 2014

Introduction of nanotechnology benefits to classic products, February 2014

Using Nanotechnology in our Classic Range of Products Millers Oils have launched Classic High Performance 20w50 NT utilising Nanodrive Technology in their Classic range of products. The fully […]
20th March 2014

Launch of new multi-shot bottle, VSPe Power Plus, March 2014

Millers Oils have launched a new cost-effective, multi-shot bottle of their VSPe Power Plus fuel additive which is endorsed by the FBHVC A rating. If your […]
5th February 2014

Millers Oils France confirm their sponsorship of Aurélien LEMAIRE, Sport Auto Développement, February 2014

Aurélien LEMAIRE Millers Oils France are pleased to announce their sponsorship of Mr. Aurélien LEMAIRE who is the president of Auto Sport Développement. This association (law […]
12th September 2013

Mont de Blanc Rallye results from Nelson LUKES & Giulia CRESTA, September 2013

No results without effort! For our first collaboration together, and for their first participation in the selective Rallye du Mont Blanc, Nelson’s and Giulia’s results from […]
12th September 2013

Endorsement of Millers Nanodrive products by Elgaard Motorsport

Millers Oils Nanodrive products have been endorsed by Elgaard Motorsport.  This short video (link below) is presented by Casper Elgaard, a former Le Mans endurance race […]
30th July 2013

Millers Oils France partner with K’Worx Racing/Nelson Lukes, July 2013

Millers Oils France partner with K’Worx Racing/Nelson Lukes, July 2013, in support of their programme in the Championnat de France Junior des Rallyes! Nelson began karting […]
10th July 2013

Millers Oils Ranked 127th in the 2013 HSBC Track 200!

Millers Oils Ranked 127th in the 2013 HSBC Track 200! Millers Oils have achieved their second consecutive appearance in the Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 […]
29th June 2013

Drayson Racing break FIA World Electric Land Speed Record, June 2013

Drayson Racing break FIA World Electric Land Speed Record, June 2013 Lord Drayson has beaten a long standing world land speed record with a speed of […]
27th June 2013

Andy Richardson stuns with double podium at Thruxton, May 2013

Andy Richardson stuns with double podium at Thruxton, May 2013 Andy Richardson, who races in the MSA Formula Ford Championship in the UK and is one of […]
26th June 2013

Successful Isle of Man TT campaign for KMR Kawasaki, June 2013

The KMR Kawasaki with Vauxhall (Northern Ireland dealers) team recently returned a Successful Isle of Man TT campaign for KMR Kawasaki, June 2013, with all team […]
17th June 2013

Millers Oils receive Porsche A40 approval for XF Longlife 5w40, June 2013

Millers Oils receive Porsche A40 approval for XF Longlife 5w40, June 2013, according to the Porsche “A40” oil category, which is currently valid for all Porsche […]
25th May 2013

Success at the Finnish Rallycross Championship, May 2013

Millers Oils distributor in Finland, Tuomo, sponsored Peter Helenius who succeeded in winning the first race of the Finnish Rallycross Championship series with his VW Scirocco.  […]
22nd May 2013

Callum Black Targets Top Five on BRC Opener, May 2013

Callum Black Targets Top Five on BRC Opener, May 2013 21 year old Callum Black, from Brackley, entered the opening round of the MSA British Rally […]
15th April 2013

Kawasaki Intermoto Team into 2nd race of Supersport World Championship in Aragon, April 2013

Intermoto Ponyexpres Kawasaki Intermoto Ponyexpres Kawasaki rider Luca Scassa took his Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R, using Millers CFS 5w40 NT (now Millers CFS 5w50 NT+), to seventh […]
12th April 2013

Martin Prokop in the 2013 Rally Mexico with the Jipocar Czech National Team

Martin Prokop in the 2013 Rally Mexico with the Jipocar Czech National Team The crew of Jipocar Czech National Team, Martin Prokop and Michal Ernst with […]
12th April 2013

Details of no 98 Bryan Herta Autosport/Barracuda Racing IndyCar for the 2013 season

Details of no 98 Bryan Herta Autosport/Barracuda Racing IndyCar for the 2013 season.  The IndyCar season started  on Sunday 24th March 2013 in St. Petersburg, Florida, […]
12th April 2013

Millers Oils announces investment in UK industry with new R&D centre, 2012

Millers Oils officially opened its state of the art Research and Development (R&D) centre in Brighouse, Yorkshire, today. Energy efficiency and CO2 reduction are currently high […]
12th April 2013

Millers Oils Open Day Celebrations, 2012

Millers Oils Open Day Celebrations, 2012 On Tuesday 18th September 2012, Millers Oils hosted an open day to celebrate 3 significant achievements –  their 125th anniversary, […]
12th April 2013

FJHRA Newsflash 2012/13 – Millers Oils Classic Fuel Additives Approved by FHBVC

The Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs (The FBHVC) is pleased to announce the results of its fuel stability additive test programme.  This research was designed […]
12th April 2013

Can Millers Nanodrive engine oils be used in cars with catalytic converters?

Millers Nanodrive engine oils Yes, Millers Nanodrive engine oils are suitable for use in vehicles with catalytic converters. You can find further details of the Millers […]
11th April 2013

Which additive should I use to get maximum performance from my racing car?

Which additive?  Millers CVL Turbo octane booster will add 4 octane to the base fuel.  This means that up to 103 octane is available by using […]
11th April 2013

Do Millers produce a fuel additive for a racing engine?

Yes, there are several options: Millers CVL (competition valve lubricant) is specially developed to enable older engines used in motorsport to run on unleaded fuel.  It […]
11th April 2013

What is meant by the octane number in fuel?

The octane number is a measure of a fuels ability to resist detonation.  The higher the octane number, the more resistance a fuel will have to […]
11th April 2013

Under what circumstances should I consider using a fuel additive?

You need to consider using a petrol additive if you have an older vehicle that was designed to run on leaded fuel or in any vehicle […]
11th April 2013

Do I need a special running in oil for a motorsport engine?

Do I need a special running in oil for a motorsport engine?  Yes, we certainly recommend this.  It is very difficult to get new piston rings […]
11th April 2013

Motorsport engine oils versus road car oils

Are Motorsport engine oils different to your road car oils and why? Millers Motorsport engine oils have completely different formulations to our normal road oils.  Road […]
11th April 2013

Which gear oils do I use in my vintage car that has lots of yellow metal in the gearbox and differential?

Millers Classic Green Gear GL1 oils will be the closest to the original specification and is available in the heavier viscosities (90 and 140).  Use for […]
11th April 2013

The various different types of gear oil confuse me. What does GL1, GL3, GL4, and GL5 etc. mean?

There are 4 levels of performance in classic gear oils and these really follow the development of gear design. GL1 is the lowest level of performance […]
11th April 2013

What is Worm Steering Box Oil?

What is Millers Worm Steering Box Oil? Millers Worm Steering Box Oil is a special mineral oil for steering boxes*.  It is far superior to standard […]
11th April 2013

I have just rebuilt my engine, how do I run it in?

Millers make a special Classic Running In Oil, a mineral, SAE 30 oil, which should be used for the first 500 miles. After this, you should […]
11th April 2013

Do you have a 2-stroke oil suitable for older 2-stroke engines?

Do you have a 2-stroke oil suitable for older 2-stroke engines?   Yes.  Traditionally, the most popular oil for 2-stroke engines, was an SAE 40 mineral oil.  […]
11th April 2013

Which oil for Minis and other applications where the engine and gearbox share the same oil?

Which Oil for Minis? Which oil for Minis and other applications where the engine and gearbox share the same oil? Millers Oils do a Classic Mini […]
11th April 2013

Which engines would use Millers Classic Sport 20w50?

Millers Classic Sport 20w50 semi synthetic This oils, Millers Classic Sport 20w50, is a semi-synthetic multigrade, with a higher performance capability than the mineral version Millers […]
11th April 2013

Which engines would use Millers Classic Pistoneeze 20w50?

Millers Classic Pistoneeze 20w50 (previously called Millers Classic 20W50) is a moderate detergent, premium, mineral multigrade and is typical of the viscosity of oil specified for the  […]
11th April 2013

Is it possible to use a more modern type of oil in these very old engines?

Not at all. Modern engines are designed to run on an oil with very low viscosity (thin), such as 0W and 5W. These are too weak […]
11th April 2013

Which oil should I use in my vintage car or bike engine?

Vintage cars/bikes, ie. pre-WW2, had very primitive oil filtration systems and used non-detergent oils, such as our Millerol range. The Millerol range contains anti-wear and anti-corrosion […]
11th April 2013

Are modern engine oils suitable for older vehicles?

Are modern engine oils suitable for older vehicles?  No.  Modern engines are designed to run on very low viscosity (thin) oils, such as 0W and 5w […]
11th April 2013

Do I need a different oil for a diesel and petrol engine?

Generally the answer is yes for older vehicles, as diesel engine oils have higher detergency levels. It is important to refer to the vehicle manufacturers handbook […]
11th April 2013

What is a semi-synthetic oil?

What is a semi-synthetic oil?  As the name suggests, it is a blend of mineral and synthetic base oils. The performance (and price) therefore falls roughly […]
11th April 2013

What are the specific characteristics and advantages of synthetic oils?

Here we try to summarise what are the specific characteristics and advantages of synthetic oils? As with mineral oils, there are differing levels of quality within […]
11th April 2013

What is the difference between a mineral and synthetic oil?

Both types begin with crude oil.  Mineral oil is obtained directly from the refining process, whereas synthetic oils are subjected to chemical processing which alters and […]
11th April 2013

What is meant by multigrade?

Multigrade oils were developed in the 1960’s and have many different formats (20W50, 20W60 etc.).  Prior to this, all oils were monogrades (ie. 30, 40, 50). […]
11th April 2013

What does the “viscosity” of an oil mean?

Viscosity is a measure of the thickness of an oil.  The viscosity (thickness) of the oil at low and high temperatures is measured on a scale […]
11th April 2013

Joe Burns, 8th Place & Fastest Lap, at Brands Hatch, 7th April 2013

Joe Burns, 8th Place & Fastest Lap, at Brands Hatch, 7th April 2013 Solid Start to 2013 Season by Joe Burns  April 5th, 6th and 7th […]
11th April 2013

Nano Technology Lubricants article, first published in Lube Magazine, April 2013, number 114

Nano Technology Lubricants article, first published in Lube Magazine, April 2013, number 114 featuring Millers Oils nanotechnology developments. Lube Magazine – April 2013 – Issue Number […]
11th April 2013

Another Solid Climb for Barracuda Racing at Barber, 7th April 2013

Birmingham, AL – April 7, 2013 – Another Solid Climb for Barracuda Racing at Barber, 7th April 2013.  Alex Tagliani lead his Barracuda Racing crew to […]
11th April 2013

Bryan Herta Autosport to Field Three Mygale Honda FF Entries in 2013

Indianapolis, IN – March 28, 2013 – Bryan Herta Autosport (BHA) will field three Mygale SJ Honda entries for Ayla Agren, Sam Chastain and Adrian Starrantino […]
11th April 2013

Callum Black Has High Hopes For BRC Opener, Rally North Wales, 6th & 7th April 2013

Callum Black Has High Hopes For BRC Opener, Rally North Wales, 6th & 7th April 2013 A successful two day test at Walters Arena in Wales […]
11th April 2013

Top Ten Finish for Barracuda Racing at IndyCar Season Opener, 24th March 2013

St. Petersburg, FL – March 24, 2013 – Alex Tagliani drove a solid race on the streets of St. Petersburg to start the season with a […]
5th April 2013

Motorsport – Other Products

Our Motorsport – Other Products range includes many items, including the following: Racing Brake Fluid 300 Plus:  extremely high dry boiling point, at least 310°C, with […]
5th April 2013

Road Cars – Engine Oils

Engine oils are formulated using specific additives developed to maximise performance of today’s road cars. Proven to deliver improved performance, cleaner running, greater fuel efficiency and […]
5th April 2013

Road Cars – Gearbox & Transmission Oils

Millers Oils have a full range of transmission oils for Manual gearboxes and Automatic transmission systems designed to meet the latest Original Equipment Manufacturers specifications in […]
5th April 2013

Road Cars – Workshop and Professional Products

High performance, quality oil and lubricants taking care of vehicle servicing requirements. Millers Oils supply workshops and professional users world-wide with technically advanced lubricants and fuel […]
3rd April 2013

Road Cars – Fuel Additives

Fuel treatments and additives keep modern engines in good condition to give the best performance.  Using ECOMAX fuel treatments, drivers report “better than new” engine performance […]
1st April 2013

Motorsport – Fuel Additives

Millers Oils Motorsport – Fuel Additives include flame front control to protect against detonation damage. CVL Turbo:  Octane Booster for Ultimate Performance.  Adds up to 4 […]
1st April 2013

Motorsport – Engine Oils

Our Motorsport – Engine Oils range includes: Triple Ester Engine Oil:  these fully synthetic formulations combine 3 synthetic esters with high performance additives (including the optimum amount […]
1st April 2013

Classic – Specialist Oils

Millers Classic Specialist Oils Our Classic Specialist Oils are supplied directly from Millers Oils in the UK.  The product links within the text below will take […]
1st April 2013

Classic – Miscellaneous

The Classic – Miscellaneous products are supplied directly from Millers Oils in the UK.  The product links within the text below will take you directly to our […]
1st April 2013

Classic Fuel Additives

Millers Oils Classic Fuel Additives Our additives were endorsed by the FBHVC in April 2012, are formulated to allow classics to perform using modern fuels. Despite […]
1st April 2013

Classic – Gear & Transmission Oils

Classic – Gear & Transmission Oils All products within our Classic – Gear & Transmission Oils range are supplied directly from Millers Oils in the UK. […]
31st March 2013

Classic Engine Oils

There are several different Classic Engine Oils products The Classic Engine Oils are supplied directly from Millers Oils in the UK and have been specifically developed to enhance and protect the […]
21st March 2013

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29th July 2012

VSP vs Ecomax Pricing

We have received questions concerning VSP vs Ecomax Pricing as follows: Q:  Do Millers have any plans to introduce the new additives as a more cost […]
29th July 2012

Several clients have encountered fuel stations in France that no longer sell SP 95 and who now only sell 95-E10. However, SP 98 is still sold on forecourts so can you confirm whether SP-98 will also eventually move to an E10 version?

Yes, it’s going to happen (move to SP containing ethanol), the trend is to push up the bio content, but we are not sure if it […]

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