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#3237853 - 01/05/14 12:11 AM Walmart Clearance Bin: 5w30 "G Oil" What the?
gr8gatzby Offline


Registered: 11/22/05
Posts: 593
Loc: Charlotte, NC
Saw this stuff in the clearance bin at Walmart. According to the website it is a Group V base stock with insignificant toxicity and high biodegradability. Motor oil one can drink? Anyone heard of this stuff?



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#3237860 - 01/05/14 12:19 AM Re: Walmart Clearance Bin: 5w30 "G Oil" What the? [Re: gr8gatzby]
GutsyGecko Offline


Registered: 08/16/12
Posts: 426
Loc: Youngstown, OH
It's good oil. I would clear them out of the 5 qt jugs at that price

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#3237861 - 01/05/14 12:19 AM Re: Walmart Clearance Bin: 5w30 "G Oil" What the? [Re: gr8gatzby]
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Registered: 02/23/09
Posts: 14484
Loc: Michigan
Yep, sure have....and people are using it too. They wiped out thhe clearance here....
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#3237863 - 01/05/14 12:25 AM Re: Walmart Clearance Bin: 5w30 "G Oil" What the? [Re: gr8gatzby]
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Registered: 04/19/10
Posts: 12612
Loc: Chicago, IL
It's a bio-ester derived from beef tallow. Good oil. Price isn't smoking hot, but if you need to do a change, may as well take it.
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#3237869 - 01/05/14 12:29 AM Re: Walmart Clearance Bin: 5w30 "G Oil" What the? [Re: gr8gatzby]
gr8gatzby Offline


Registered: 11/22/05
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Loc: Charlotte, NC
$58 on Amazon for the 5qt. This is a deal.
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#3237873 - 01/05/14 12:37 AM Re: Walmart Clearance Bin: 5w30 "G Oil" What the? [Re: gr8gatzby]
dubie2003 Offline


Registered: 01/20/11
Posts: 516
Loc: Melbourne, Florida
I have 18qts in my stash that was free after rebate...... Wait till it's a buck or two a qt.

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#3237875 - 01/05/14 12:38 AM Re: Walmart Clearance Bin: 5w30 "G Oil" What the? [Re: gr8gatzby]
dparm Offline


Registered: 04/19/10
Posts: 12612
Loc: Chicago, IL
Originally Posted By: gr8gatzby
$58 on Amazon for the 5qt. This is a deal.



That's a huge rip. Members have posted about the G-Oil jugs being $30 or less in a B&M store.
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#3237884 - 01/05/14 12:54 AM Re: Walmart Clearance Bin: 5w30 "G Oil" What the? [Re: dparm]
LazyPrizm Offline


Registered: 02/28/12
Posts: 334
Loc: Maryland
Originally Posted By: dparm
Originally Posted By: gr8gatzby
$58 on Amazon for the 5qt. This is a deal.



That's a huge rip. Members have posted about the G-Oil jugs being $30 or less in a B&M store.

Pretty sure he means the $21 at WM vs the Amazon price.

There's quite a few UOAs of G-Oil in the sub-forum as well. Surprised you've never heard of it in the 8 years you've been on BITOG wink
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#3237887 - 01/05/14 12:58 AM Re: Walmart Clearance Bin: 5w30 "G Oil" What the? [Re: LazyPrizm]
gr8gatzby Offline


Registered: 11/22/05
Posts: 593
Loc: Charlotte, NC
Originally Posted By: LazyPrizm
Originally Posted By: dparm
Originally Posted By: gr8gatzby
$58 on Amazon for the 5qt. This is a deal.



That's a huge rip. Members have posted about the G-Oil jugs being $30 or less in a B&M store.

Pretty sure he means the $21 at WM vs the Amazon price.

There's quite a few UOAs of G-Oil in the sub-forum as well. Surprised you've never heard of it in the 8 years you've been on BITOG wink


Not as surprised as I. To my credit though, I was active on BITOG for the first couple years, became a daddy, took a 5 year hiatus, only recently returned to active status.
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#3237889 - 01/05/14 01:00 AM Re: Walmart Clearance Bin: 5w30 "G Oil" What the? [Re: gr8gatzby]
bubbatime Offline


Registered: 03/18/08
Posts: 2302
Loc: South Florida
My Wal-Mart cleared out the 5 quart containers for $13 and the 1 quart containers for $3. I passed.
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#3237890 - 01/05/14 01:03 AM Re: Walmart Clearance Bin: 5w30 "G Oil" What the? [Re: gr8gatzby]
LazyPrizm Offline


Registered: 02/28/12
Posts: 334
Loc: Maryland
Originally Posted By: gr8gatzby
Not as surprised as I. To my credit though, I was active on BITOG for the first couple years, became a daddy, took a 5 year hiatus, only recently returned to active status.

I would have also accepted "I only hung out in the food forum" as well.

J/k, belated congrats wink and the G-Oil will work just fine!
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#3237901 - 01/05/14 02:46 AM Re: Walmart Clearance Bin: 5w30 "G Oil" What the? [Re: gr8gatzby]
Cristobal Offline


Registered: 01/02/11
Posts: 2216
Loc: Cal-Neva-Ari
Grab it while you can.
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#3237908 - 01/05/14 03:31 AM Re: Walmart Clearance Bin: 5w30 "G Oil" What the? [Re: gr8gatzby]
NMBurb02 Offline


Registered: 09/12/12
Posts: 1685
Loc: Crowntown, CA
Check the dates on the clearance tags and ask the TLE manager if they will drop the price. It has probably been on clearance at those prices for 6-9 months. I asked at a local WM a few months back and got a bunch for $12 for the 5 quart jugs and $2.50 for the singles. However, it is hit and miss because the TLE manager at another WM I visited a few weeks ago would not budge on the price, despite it being on clearance since March and them having 50+ quarts on hand. I have a pretty big stash, so I was unwilling to buy at those prices.
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#3237916 - 01/05/14 05:24 AM Re: Walmart Clearance Bin: 5w30 "G Oil" What the? [Re: gr8gatzby]
Voltmaster Offline


Registered: 10/08/12
Posts: 878
Loc: California
They used to have free after rebate deals 2-4 times per year , plently of UOA and VOA of this oil.

Very good oil , use with confidence.

They no longer offer those deals so there isnt much talk about it. Most of us rather pay couple more bucks and buy mobil1.


Edited by Voltmaster (01/05/14 05:25 AM)

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#3237948 - 01/05/14 06:46 AM Re: Walmart Clearance Bin: 5w30 "G Oil" What the? [Re: gr8gatzby]
MarkM66 Offline


Registered: 10/19/10
Posts: 1307
Loc: stl
Still to high IMO.

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