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Re: The Oil?
« Reply #15 on: September 12 2018, 11:12:31 AM »
540Rat has the best oil advice in my opinion.  I have switched to Mobil 1 0W40 as a result of his recommendation s. 
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Re: The Oil?
« Reply #16 on: September 12 2018, 01:45:53 PM »
He is the only one that uses science to rate the oils. 
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Re: The Oil?
« Reply #17 on: September 12 2018, 03:52:55 PM »
I just spent $200 in the last 2 weeks on oil.  I was thinking of Mobil 1 because of the success my buddy had with his little 2 Liter Turbo.  That motor is solid!  I will probably change it next year.

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Re: The Oil?
« Reply #18 on: September 12 2018, 11:11:22 PM »
damn, Oil is expensive up there!  Mobil 1 by the five quart jug is pretty cheap down here
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Re: The Oil?
« Reply #19 on: September 13 2018, 12:54:51 AM »
Yeah, especially since Wal*Mart just rolled back the price on 5qt jugs.
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Re: The Oil?
« Reply #20 on: September 13 2018, 11:14:16 AM »
damn, Oil is expensive up there!  Mobil 1 by the five quart jug is pretty cheap down here
All the fancy oil is $10-$15/ liter.  With my big pan and big cooler my car takes close to 8 liters, then add tax to that!  Stupid tax!!!

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Re: The Oil?
« Reply #21 on: September 13 2018, 12:21:28 PM »
Walmart has five quarts for $23 (Mobil 1)  That's about 4.75 L

Valvoline full synthetic 5-30 is $26 for five quarts.

Wallyworld is the place to buy oil today
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Re: The Oil?
« Reply #22 on: September 13 2018, 12:32:00 PM »
I agree.  That's where I buy my oil, and about the only reason why I set foot in there!
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Re: The Oil?
« Reply #23 on: September 13 2018, 03:01:40 PM »
Walmart has five quarts for $23 (Mobil 1)  That's about 4.75 L

Valvoline full synthetic 5-30 is $26 for five quarts.

Wallyworld is the place to buy oil today
I hate those 4.75L ones! :icon_smile:   My truck takes 5 L right on the money.  So I buy the 5 L jug of Pennzoil Full Synthetic 5w30 on sale for $33 cdn, that works out to $22 your price but then of course we have an enviro charge and taxes.

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Re: The Oil?
« Reply #25 on: September 13 2018, 05:41:43 PM »
How much is 4.4L? is it like the 5 quart jugs we get "down here"?




Wow, they sure make that conversion confusing.
https://www.answers.com/Q/How_many_liters_in_5_qts
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Re: The Oil?
« Reply #26 on: September 13 2018, 06:42:42 PM »
How much is 4.4L? is it like the 5 quart jugs we get "down here"?
4.4 Liters is almost 1 imperial gallon. :D

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Re: The Oil?
« Reply #27 on: October 04 2018, 12:33:22 PM »
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Re: The Oil?
« Reply #28 on: October 04 2018, 10:28:54 PM »
I get a kick out of those that use good oil and cheap out on the filter

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Re: The Oil?
« Reply #29 on: October 05 2018, 01:50:07 PM »
I get a kick out of those that use good oil and cheap out on the filter

Sorta like how you never hear anything about name brands for trans fluid or diff oil.
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