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Don't Get Your Hands Dirty...

Gunk Extreme Hand Cleanser contains a blend of surfactants and natural citrus solvent. Designed to be an effective hand cleanser, yet gentle and pleasant to use. The perlite abrasive works to loosen ground-in dirt and grime effectively. This formulation does not contain light polymer beads (or polychips) for a more environmentally friendly alternative without impacting on cleaning performance. Ideal for use around the home, garden, DIY, automotive, workshop and industrial sectors to remove; oil, domestic paint, mud, polish and most other ground-in dirt. Available in sizes from 500ml to 20 Litres.
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Introducing our New and Improved G+ Pro Range

We have re-packaged our G+ Pro Maintenance Range, standardising the sizes throughout and modernising the overall appearance to add value. Our Brakes and Parts Cleaner, now comes in a 600ml size and features a high output valve and a 360 degree nozzle which can be used upside down, ensuring you can get into the trickiest of places.
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New Products to Keep Your Car Looking (and Smelling) Fresh!

We are proud to welcome some great new products to our ever-growing range, which will keep the interior and exterior of your car looking fresh.
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New High Perfomance Oils in the Hypalube Range

Granville are proud to announce the immediate availability of the 9th and 10th fully synthetic engine oils to our Trade Hypalube range. These two new products build upon the strong foundations of the range to add many of the popular modern specifications required in the car parc.
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AWARD WINNERS: Turtle Wax win at the Auto Express Awards!

We are delighted congratulate Turtle Wax having WON a product category in a recent Auto Express product test, along with two other commended products. Turtle Wax - Wax It Wet, New Redline (under its old name of All Wheel) & Luxe Leather are supplied by Granville and are as follows: 
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PMF Magazine Feature: Veedol

Granville and Veedol are pleased to announce our feature in the July/August issue (6) of the Professional Motor Factor and Professional Motor Mechanic magazine. 
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Automechanika Birmingham 2017

The highly reputable Automechanika event opened its doors for its second year in the UK at the N.E.C center in Birmingham, and we were thrilled to have had the opportunity to be a part of the action once again, with the event being 70% bigger than in 2016. With over 550 exhibitors on show, pulling in over 12,000 visitors from around the world, making it the biggest UK automotive event- it wasn’t to be missed.
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Veedol Sintron C3 5W-30 gets GM Dexos2 approval

Granville are pleased to announce that Veedol Sintron C3 5W-30 is now Dexos2 approved. The Dexos2 approval specification is uniquely designed to complement the exacting requirements of General Motors advanced engine technology. The specification has gone through an extensive developmental and testing process requiring a number of proprietary tests that are not included in current industry standards and sets performance criteria at a level exceeding many current standards.
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Feature: Veedol Powertron Ultra

Recommended for modern generation petrol & diesel cars requiring ACEA C3 engine oil. Helps achieve optimum performance and ensures outstanding engine protection against wear even at extreme temperatures. High level of engine cleanliness. Low SAPS oil ensures longer life of exhaust treatment devices like DPF, TWC, GPF, EGR and SCR. 
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Veedol at the N├╝rburgring

The legendary Nürburgring, in the town of Nürburg Germany is one of the longest, most tradition-steeped, challenging and busiest race tracks in the world. The Formula 1 pilot Sir John Young Jackie Stewart – after all a three-time world champion in 1969, 1971 and 1973 – was so impressed by the circuit that he gave it the name which it will probably never lose: Green Hell (Grüne Hölle).
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Feature: Veedol Sintron C4

Recommended for modern generation petrol & diesel cars requiring ACEA C4 engine oil. Advanced formulation enhances fuel efficiency. Helps achieve optimum performance. High level of engine cleanliness. Low SAPS oil ensures longer life of exhaust treatment devices like DPF, TWC, GPF, EGR and SCR.
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Feature: Veedol Sintron C3

A perfect blend of synthetic base oils and modern hi-tech additive system, helps achieve optimum performance and ensures outstanding engine protection against wear even at extreme temperatures/under severe duty conditions. Low SAPS technology ensures longer life of exhaust treatment devices like DPF, TWC, GPF, EGR and SCR.
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VEEDOL: An OEM Approved Range

The facilities that produce approved lubricants must meet stringent requirements and products holding approvals have undergone extensive manufacturer testing and analysis to ensure that they are 100% compatible with the requirements of the engines they are matched to.
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The History Of Veedol

Bearing a rich heritage, Veedol is world renowned for its exceptional quality lubricants. Since being chosen for the world’s first mass produced car, the Model T Ford, to the Columbia Space Shuttle, the Veedol brand has grown to be one of the most eminent oil manufacturers in the world and remains the professional's choice. Throughout this time the brand has progressed to being chosen by major OEM manufacturers due to the outstanding quality Veedol offers.
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A Winter Essential: Granville Sub Zero Universal Antifreeze

An essential item you’ll require in the harsh conditions for your car this winter is definitely antifreeze, and now here at Granville we’re stocking a universal range; suitable for ALL makes and models. Here’s all you need to know:
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Veedol has a New Home!

Granville are pleased to announce that they are the new home of Veedol products and will be distributing them across the UK. Available in 5 litre and 1 litre bottles, the new range of engine oils are OEM Approved and have been repackaged with a stunning new look. 
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Help! My Engine's Overheated!

We are finally starting to see something of summer but we’re not the only ones who can get hot under the collar. Your vehicle may start to feel the heat too and an overheating engine is bad news in any kind of weather. A lot of people will panic if they start to see the critical signs of overheating especially if you can see steam pouring out from under your bonnet and a steep climb on your temperature gauge but try and keep a cool head and follow these 6 pieces of advice if you find your engine just can’t take the heat.
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Here's When You REALLY Need to Change Your Oil

There are so many conflicting opinions on when you should be changing your motor oil but there is a very simple answer and that is…
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Is Synthetic Oil the best thing for my car?

The most important thing to remember about engine oil is that you should always use the oil recommended for your vehicle. If your user manual specifies synthetic oil then this is what you must use. However in some cases it is possible that either a mineral oil or a synthetic oil is suitable for your engine.  If your engine is has no specific recommendation in terms of the base content of the motor oil then you would need to decide based on other factors.
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8 Classic Cartoon Cars We All Wanted to Drive As Kids

I grew up on a healthy diet of Saturday morning cartoons. I spent hours curled up on the sofa in my Spiderman pjs munching on sugary cereal staring at the screen as I kicked butt with anthropomorphic sea life; solved crime with men in lycra wearing their underpants on the outside; and foiled the nefarious schemes of Old Man Jenkins the janitor right from the comfort of my improvised pillow fort.
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Can I Use Tap Water Instead of Antifreeze in My Cooling System?

Technically speaking yes you can use plain water in your cooling system but it isn’t recommended as a long term solution and certainly not in extreme weather conditions.
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When Should I Top Up My Brake Fluid?

Checking your Brake Fluid is a step which can be easily missed from your routine fluid inspection but it is certainly worth checking up on regularly as with all the fluids in your vehicle because it is vital to ensuring that your brakes work and work well when you need them to.
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Why Does My Air Conditioning Unit Smell Bad?

Heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems (HVAC) are susceptible to all sorts of problems which could be causing it to blow foul smelling air into your vehicle.
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On the Road Again at Automechanika Birmingham

Granville have been out and about once again, this time heading to Automechanika Birmingham for three days at the NEC.
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How To Tell If Your Antifreeze Needs Changing

Before you set about checking the health of your antifreeze it is important to bare in mind that different vehicles will have different expected lifespans on any fluid that goes into the vehicle. Your user manual should give you a guide as to when you can expect to need to change your antifreeze but it is a good idea to check up on the health of the fluid when you check if it needs a top-up, something you should be inspecting every three months or so.
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