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#1163196 - 05/31/08 07:48 PM Anyone know who makes O'Reilly's store brand oil?
LoneRanger Offline


Registered: 07/02/07
Posts: 1215
Loc: Midwest
Okay, we cheaped out on the oil change for the '94 Dakota my son drives. O'Reilly auto parts had a special: $7.99 for a 5 qt jug of their 10W30 OReilly brand oil AND one of their OReilly branded oil filters. Before deciding, I aksed the manager who made the oil and filters that carried the OReilly label and he the filters are made by Purolator and the oil by Mobil.

I was just wondering if anyone here had any insight into the origin of the OReilly branded oil. It was noticeably lighter in tint than Mobil Clean 5000.
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#1163237 - 05/31/08 09:03 PM Re: Anyone know who makes O'Reilly's store brand oil? [Re: LoneRanger]
bobfather99 Offline


Registered: 10/21/05
Posts: 700
Loc: Northwest Indiana
Exxon/Mobil in some areas, Warren in others.

The bottom of the jug/bottle will tell you.
WPP=Warren.

I guess it really dont matter if its rated for your vehicle.
$7.99 is a good jug price for a 3000/4000 mile OCI
Why not???
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#1163253 - 05/31/08 09:43 PM Re: Anyone know who makes O'Reilly's store brand oil? [Re: bobfather99]
LoneRanger Offline


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Hoping for Mobil, but there's no coding on this jug except for the UPC code. $7.99 bought the jug AND the filter
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#1163265 - 05/31/08 10:14 PM Re: Anyone know who makes O'Reilly's store brand o [Re: LoneRanger]
bustednutz Offline


Registered: 01/18/08
Posts: 923
Loc: Virginia Bch. VA
Turn it upside down. The bottom will have it stamped in there.
WPP is very popular in "house brand" oils.
Its not a bad oil from what I read here.
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#1163282 - 05/31/08 10:32 PM Re: Anyone know who makes O'Reilly's store brand o [Re: bustednutz]
LoneRanger Offline


Registered: 07/02/07
Posts: 1215
Loc: Midwest
It doesn't have WPP on it anywhere, says Distributed By OAD and the bottom of the jug it has a "2" embossed in the recycle triangle for HDPE and also "Whitmire Sherman, TX" which I believe is Whitmire Container Group (Googled it, lol), meaning they plastic jug was made by Whitmire.
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#1163387 - 06/01/08 05:49 AM Re: Anyone know who makes O'Reilly's store brand o [Re: LoneRanger]
INDYMAC Offline


Registered: 07/15/06
Posts: 2314
Loc: Magnolia, TX
I have been using O'Reilly 10W-30 for ARX treatments. I could not find any evidence of who makes it on the bottles either. I sent a UOA sample in to Blackstone about 10 days ago, so I'll post the results soon.
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#1163567 - 06/01/08 01:37 PM Re: Anyone know who makes O'Reilly's store brand o [Re: INDYMAC]
chet2 Offline


Registered: 07/19/07
Posts: 1408
Loc: NH
there isnt a big difference between any api oil, no matter who makes it...that oil will easily go 6k

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#1181593 - 06/28/08 04:22 PM Re: Anyone know who makes O'Reilly's store brand o [Re: chet2]
INDYMAC Offline


Registered: 07/15/06
Posts: 2314
Loc: Magnolia, TX
It says on the box (case) that it's distributed by Ozark Automotive in Springfield, Mo.
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#1181602 - 06/28/08 04:31 PM Re: Anyone know who makes O'Reilly's store brand o [Re: INDYMAC]
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Registered: 12/21/03
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 Originally Posted By: INDYMAC
It says on the box (case) that it's distributed by Ozark Automotive in Springfield, Mo.


Those are both part of the same big ball of string.
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#1181617 - 06/28/08 04:48 PM Re: Anyone know who makes O'Reilly's store brand o [Re: XS650]
INDYMAC Offline


Registered: 07/15/06
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Loc: Magnolia, TX
That's what I thought. I guess that makes the actual manufacturer very discrete then. There are no other markings that I can see.
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#1181670 - 06/28/08 06:14 PM Re: Anyone know who makes O'Reilly's store brand o [Re: INDYMAC]
CBODY67 Offline


Registered: 07/12/05
Posts: 88
Loc: DFW area, TX
Tha manufacturer is not really important (other than for making decent quality products and such) as they will build what O'Reilly wants to pay for (whether a name brand company which also builds private-brand products or a company that does many private brand products). It might not have the safety reserve (i.e., better than it needs to be for a minimum level of performance) of a name brand oil, but if you change it reasonably often, it will probably do as well as anything else out there for a "normal" use vehicle.

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#2047253 - 10/15/10 01:24 AM Re: Anyone know who makes O'Reilly's store brand oil? [Re: LoneRanger]
Stucker21trt Offline


Registered: 05/04/04
Posts: 11
Loc: South Orange County, CA
Omni makes O'Reilly branded oil.

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