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#168991 - 01/01/06 01:53 AM Amalie Oil
luvs2drive Offline


Registered: 07/20/04
Posts: 263
Loc: Durham Region, Ontario, Canada
While watching an IHRA event on TV the other day I saw an oil name I've never seen before.

Amalie Oil
http://www.amalie.com/specsheets/1_pcmo.pdf

What's up with this stuff. I've searched and found nothing about this oil on this site.

Mind you I'm not interested in using it, I'm just wondering who's heard of it, and what's the deal with it? Curiosity mostly, brought on by this site [Big Grin]

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#168992 - 01/01/06 02:24 AM Re: Amalie Oil
JavaMan Offline


Registered: 05/27/05
Posts: 1141
Loc: Texas
It's been around a long time. Other than that I can't tell you much.

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#168993 - 01/01/06 03:49 AM Re: Amalie Oil
55Test Offline


Registered: 09/22/04
Posts: 1837
Loc: New Brunswick
It's a cheap oil, apparently only available in the US. Probably no better or worse than Autolab from Canadian Tire or AutoPrix from Zellers, just a minimum specs oil and no more. Then again, I've only ever seen Amalie oil once at VIP Auto, and I think it was the non-detergent stuff. Bah, what do I know.

[ January 01, 2006, 07:59 PM: Message edited by: 55 ]

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#168994 - 01/01/06 05:21 AM Re: Amalie Oil
Chris142 Offline


Registered: 06/05/03
Posts: 11753
Loc: apple valley, ca
Napa sells it. It has another name but on the back of the bottle it says "Made by Amalie".. It's at least SL rated so it should be good.

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#168995 - 01/01/06 05:39 AM Re: Amalie Oil
Ugly3 Offline


Registered: 08/06/04
Posts: 2635
Loc: Chicago
Maybe 20 years ago Amalie was a sister brand to Kendall brand oil and was owned by Witco Chemical. They were both first class oils but generally not marketed well. The two brands have since been sold off. Someone here probably knows who owns them now. If I had to guess I would say Conoco.

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#168996 - 01/01/06 06:01 AM Re: Amalie Oil
vad Offline


Registered: 05/01/03
Posts: 1856
Loc: So Cal
From its website:

Amalie Oil Company was one of the original "Pennsylvania Crude" oil companies.
Founded in 1903 in Franklin, Pennsylvania by the Sonneborn brothers, Amalie quickly developed a reputation for high-quality, well-engineered petroleum products.
In 1953, Amalie was the first oil company to introduce a multi-grade motor oil: the Imperial 10W30.
Through the years, Amalie has continued to innovate with synthetic oils, high-TBN fleet lubricants, specialty industrial oils, and a technical services department and on-site laboratory that ensure only the highest-quality products.
Our state of the art main production facility in Tampa, Florida boasts some of the fastest and most sophisticated bottle blow-molding, blending, and packaging equipment available.
Located on a deep-water dock, and with over 18 million gallons of bulk storage and blending, Amalie has the economies of scale to economically produce fully licensed products that meet or exceed the manufacturers' requirements, as well as your expectations.

From Yahoo finance:

No one can mix up oil like grandma does.
Amalie Oil (named after the founders' grandmother) blends and supplies lubricants and other oil products including motor oils, transmission fluids, gear oils, and greases.
To control costs, the company also manufactures its own bottles to store its products.
Amalie Oil, which markets its products worldwide, has distribution operations in Dallas; Jacksonville, Florida; and Los Angeles.
The Sonneborn brothers founded the company, one of the early Pennsylvania Crude (paraffin-rich) oil enterprises, in 1903.
Lubricants firm Petroleum Packers acquired Amalie Oil in 1998 and Petroleum Packers changed its name to Amalie Oil.

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#3397596 - 06/14/14 06:08 PM Re: Amalie Oil [Re: luvs2drive]
NHGUY Offline


Registered: 10/09/11
Posts: 3495
Loc: USA
Whitco owned Amalie and Kendall,sold them off to Sun Oil and then the Florida bunch bought Amalie from Sun because they thought they were "neglecting" the brand.Brad Penn is made at the former Whitco site.

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#3399347 - 06/16/14 10:00 PM Re: Amalie Oil [Re: luvs2drive]
Bud_One Online   happy


Registered: 04/19/14
Posts: 444
Loc: Spring,Texas
Anyone currently using their oil/have any reviews ?


Edited by Bud_One (06/16/14 10:01 PM)
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2005 Chevy 2500HD-Amsoil SSO 5w30,Fram XG3675
2003 Vibe- Formula Shell 5W30 w/MOS2,Fram PH4967
1997 Accord Wagon- Pennzoil Platinum 5w30,Fram XG3593A

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#3400135 - 06/17/14 09:25 PM Re: Amalie Oil [Re: Bud_One]
xtell Offline


Registered: 12/13/06
Posts: 169
Loc: ohio
I've used their Pro Synthetic Blend 5w-30 motor oil. It is available at local Federated Auto Parts stores and I pick up a case when I see its on sale. Never had any issues with it. Engines run just as quiet on it as they do on the other oil I use Valvoline, Mobil-1, Castrol, and Kendall. Amalie, for some reason, has always beeen in auto parts stores where I live(Cleveland, Ohio).

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#3400164 - 06/17/14 09:58 PM Re: Amalie Oil [Re: luvs2drive]
Bud_One Online   happy


Registered: 04/19/14
Posts: 444
Loc: Spring,Texas
Thanks for the info xtell... I haven't seen it here locally...but I really haven't been looking for it either... might pick me some up if I ever spot out it in the wild.
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#3400238 - 06/18/14 12:02 AM Re: Amalie Oil [Re: Bud_One]
ernied Offline


Registered: 05/02/07
Posts: 296
Loc: ogdensburg new york
do they still make oil for orieys?
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#3400388 - 06/18/14 08:22 AM Re: Amalie Oil [Re: luvs2drive]
ChevyBadger Offline


Registered: 01/14/13
Posts: 603
Loc: Wisconsin
I think they make Wolfs head brand. The local parts store sells it and a couple guys I know use it without issues.
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#3400784 - 06/18/14 05:34 PM Re: Amalie Oil [Re: luvs2drive]
MinamiKotaro Offline


Registered: 08/01/12
Posts: 673
Loc: TN
I'm using their CVT fluid. Works great so far.

If it's SN rated, you can use it without fear.
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#3400850 - 06/18/14 07:01 PM Re: Amalie Oil [Re: luvs2drive]
RTexasF Offline


Registered: 10/01/02
Posts: 2399
Loc: Brownsville, TX
I haven't seen Amalie since oil came in cans! Didn't know it was still around.

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#3401025 - 06/18/14 09:54 PM Re: Amalie Oil [Re: luvs2drive]
Ben Boyle Offline


Registered: 08/07/04
Posts: 195
Loc: Michigan
They also make Wolf's Head. Here's a UOA I did on their 15-40 HDEO Extreme Duty in my Citroen 2CV
www.benboyle.com/uoa.pdf

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