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Old 10-17-2005, 07:40 AM   #1
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Best Mobil 1 Price..??

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Just a brief query about who's found the best price for Mobil 1 0W-40 or 10W-40 Motor Oil? I have found both online for $6.49/qt. and $7.99/qt. respectively. Before I buy, has anyone found a better price? TIA for your replies...

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Old 10-17-2005, 07:58 AM   #2
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I bought gold cap (15W-40) for $5.30/qt.
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Old 10-17-2005, 08:06 AM   #3
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I just bought a qt of Mobil 1 0w40 on Saturday from Murray's Auto Stores for $5.49!
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NAPA had it on sale for $4.59/quart.

I ordered two cases of 0W40 at the local store and they had it there the next morning. Not sure if the sale is still on or what areas it's in.

Wally world sells 0W40 in the $5/quart range here. They also have 10W40 and 15W50 in the 5qt bottles for around $25.

Our local BJ's warehouse place sells the 10W40 and 15W50 for ~$25/6 pack case every day.
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Old 10-17-2005, 08:21 AM   #5
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Just a brief query about who's found the best price for Mobil 1 0W-40 or 10W-40 Motor Oil? I have found both online for $6.49/qt. and $7.99/qt. respectively. Before I buy, has anyone found a better price? TIA for your replies...

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Black cap @ AutoZone for $5.40.
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Old 10-17-2005, 11:42 AM   #6
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Wally World has it for around $5 per qt but it is not always in stock.

They also have Shell Fully Syn Rotella 5W-40 for around $3.25 per quart.

Great oil.

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I just came back from Kragen's Auto Parts and they wanted $5.99 per qrt for Mobil 1 0-40.
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Old 10-20-2005, 05:00 AM   #8
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Hi,

Just a brief query about who's found the best price for Mobil 1 0W-40 or 10W-40 Motor Oil? I have found both online for $6.49/qt. and $7.99/qt. respectively. Before I buy, has anyone found a better price? TIA for your replies...

Happy Motoring!...Jim'99

Autozone in Austin has all grades for $5.30/qt (includes 0W-40), slightly less for 6-pk-don't remember this price.
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Old 10-24-2005, 07:33 PM   #9
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I just bought a 5 quart jug at Wal-Mart for $20.15.....that's about $4/qt. that was their regular price......lowest I have seen.
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Old 10-27-2005, 04:56 PM   #10
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Smile Thats a Great Price!

Will have to go to Walmart in 5K miles
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Old 10-27-2005, 05:26 PM   #11
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I just bought a 5 quart jug at Wal-Mart for $20.15.....that's about $4/qt. that was their regular price......lowest I have seen.
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What weight did you buy?? I went to WalMart here on your recommendation and they did not have any 40 weight in the fully synthetic, only the Synth Blend and Dino Oils. Is yours the Fully Synthetic? Mobil now sells Organic Oil and a Synthetic Blend under the name Mobil 1, you have to examine the labelling carefully.

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There are currently two Mobil 1 fully synthetic oils. To my knowledge, there is ONLY ONE 0W-40 Weight Euro Blend.

To verify, check out

http://www.mobiloil.com/USA-English/MotorOil/Oils/Mobil_1_0W-40.aspx

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Hi,

Thanks for everyone's replies. I tried to follow-up on several of your leads, but found that most retail outlets do not carry Mobil 1 in the 10W-40 or 0W-40 weights here, apparently due to low demand for it. Those few I did find who carried it wanted $5.99/qt. for it.

So, I looked up and contacted the Mobil/Exxon Distributor here in town, Lubrication Technologies. Turns out that they'll do Will Call sales to the Public and I was able to acquire it at $3.66/qt., minimum of 12 qt. purchase, so I have a couple extra for top ups. I pass this along because the savings make it worthwhile to see if there's a Distributor in your area. Hope this helps...

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So, I looked up and contacted the Mobil/Exon Distributor here in town, Lubrication Technologies, and called them. Turns out that they'll do Will Call sales to the Public and I was able to acquire it at $3.66/qt., minimum of 12 qt. purchase, so I have a couple extra for top ups. I pass this along because the savings make it worthwhile to see if there's a Distributor in your area. Hope this helps...

Happy Motoring!...Jim'99

Jim, this is incredible news for you! You can become an even richer man, and now have a way to finance that next sports car purchase!

If you bought all the Mobil 1 you can from the Lubrication Tech. people for $3.66 and then sold it into the Twin Cities marketplace at market price ($5.50) that's a whopping 50.27% return on your investment (before expenses)!! Not a bad day's work.

Please feel free to cut me into the action, since I was kind enough to bring this to your attention !!!! Send me a PM for my Pay Pal account information!!
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That is a great price.

Keep in mind that Wally World sells Fully Syn Rotella for $3.45 per qt.

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How did you determine the local distributor? It doesn't scream at me when I look at their site...

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Hi,

Thanks for everyone's replies. I tried to follow-up on several of your leads, but found that most retail outlets do not carry Mobil 1 in the 10W-40 or 0W-40 weights here, apparently due to low demand for it. Those few I did find who carried it wanted $5.99/qt. for it.

So, I looked up and contacted the Mobil/Exxon Distributor here in town, Lubrication Technologies. Turns out that they'll do Will Call sales to the Public and I was able to acquire it at $3.66/qt., minimum of 12 qt. purchase, so I have a couple extra for top ups. I pass this along because the savings make it worthwhile to see if there's a Distributor in your area. Hope this helps...

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Old 10-29-2005, 09:30 AM   #17
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How did you determine the local distributor? It doesn't scream at me when I look at their site...
Hi,

I went to the Exxon / Mobil Site. There, they have a Map Locator which gives the information on their distributors. Here's the link: http://www.prod.exxonmobil.com/channelpartners/ns_distributor_directory.jsp
Hope this helps...

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Old 10-29-2005, 06:47 PM   #18
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Talking 15w50 was $1.22 a quart at local Target this afternoon

I was at Target in Woodland Hills, CA this afternoon. Mobil 1 15w50 was $1.22 a quart. The only other kind they had was 5w30 at $5+ per quart. It looked like they are emptying out their automotive section in advance of the holidays. I only use 0w40 in my Boxster, but use 15w50 in my '88 Toyota pickup, so this was a huge savings (over the usual $4-5 per quart). Not much left on the shelf, and as always, YMMV
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Old 10-30-2005, 03:56 AM   #19
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My guess is that this is the old Redcap 15W-50. Still great stuff at a great price.

In your climate, you could use that weight with no issue.

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