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#18532 - 02/18/03 02:17 AM Exxon SuperFlo motor oil
SigShooter Offline


Registered: 02/14/03
Posts: 73
Loc: Western Michigan
I got a super deal on this oil at K-Mart 79 cents a quart. I bought a couple of cases. Has anyone used this oil and what are your thoughts on it? I wonder if it is the same as Mobil drive clean? Thanks, Dennis [Patriot]

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#18533 - 02/18/03 02:26 AM Re: Exxon SuperFlo motor oil
Terry Offline


Registered: 05/27/02
Posts: 3845
Loc: Greenville , Texas
It is a very good oil for low wear but won't go very long ( < 4000 miles) without cooking off. Price is right. It is not the same formula as drive clean.

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#18534 - 02/18/03 02:29 AM Re: Exxon SuperFlo motor oil
rugerman1 Offline


Registered: 07/26/02
Posts: 1871
Loc: .
SigShooter ,
First of all... [Welcome!] Welcome to the forum
If you think 79 cents/quart is good, go to Exxon Superflo Rebate
Now, how's 49 cent/quart grab you?
Superflo seems to be an above-average performer in standard drain intervels according to some of the experts I've read.
[LOL!] (Him maybe?)
Do a search of the forums and dig-in.
BTW,Somehow over a dozen of those cases followed me home from K-mart! [Big Grin]

Mark

[ February 18, 2003, 06:31 PM: Message edited by: rugerman1 ]

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#18535 - 02/18/03 06:32 AM Re: Exxon SuperFlo motor oil
surge Offline


Registered: 12/18/02
Posts: 14
Loc: omaha
That is what I am using.... Superflo 5W30 and 10W30 in 4 of my 5 vehicles... Could not resist the sales at KMart and the rebate forms... I have been switching over from Mobil Drive Clean... I want to standardize on one brand if I can... I am stuck in the 3000 Mile mode however for changes... use only Wix or Baldwin Filters...

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#18536 - 02/18/03 05:26 PM Re: Exxon SuperFlo motor oil
SigShooter Offline


Registered: 02/14/03
Posts: 73
Loc: Western Michigan
Thanks for the replies guys. I feel better now knowing that it is an alright motor oil. I kinda thought it should be. I always change every 3 mos or 3000 miles anyway. Hey Rugerman1 I see you are from Pittsburgh, I am formerly from Altoona, Pa. and the wife from McKeesport.I made several trips back there last year and her parents have a house in McKeesport that needs sold.Sorry for the off topic, thanks again for the feedback.

Dennis [Patriot]

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#18537 - 02/18/03 05:40 PM Re: Exxon SuperFlo motor oil
novadude Offline


Registered: 01/16/03
Posts: 1391
Loc: mechanicsburg, PA
[Off Topic!]

I'm from the 'burgh too. North Hills to be specific.

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#18538 - 04/17/03 08:32 AM Re: Exxon SuperFlo motor oil
GROUCHO MARX Offline


Registered: 07/24/02
Posts: 11410
Loc: The Sandhills of NewYorkistan
Just a bump. I've noticed that the Exxon Super Flo is made in Canada.

There is also an ESSO oil sold here that is made is Canada and distributed by Exxon.

Patman?

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#18539 - 04/18/03 04:15 AM Re: Exxon SuperFlo motor oil
Tommy2 Offline


Registered: 03/02/03
Posts: 68
Loc: Montréal, Canada
I think it is called Esso Superflo.

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#18540 - 04/18/03 05:21 AM Re: Exxon SuperFlo motor oil
Patman Offline



Registered: 05/27/02
Posts: 19499
Loc: Oakville, Ontario
Yep, I believe those two oils are one in the same. They used to make a really good synthetic oil too, Terry mentioned it to me that I should run it if I could find it, but it's not made any longer. I believe it was called Ultron or something like that.

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#18541 - 04/18/03 06:34 AM Re: Exxon SuperFlo motor oil
JB Offline


Registered: 02/22/03
Posts: 40
Loc: KL, MY
Esso Superflo and Esso Ultron are still available here, although with the Exxon-Mobil merger I don't know what the future holds.

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#18542 - 04/18/03 07:57 PM Re: Exxon SuperFlo motor oil
Whimsey Offline


Registered: 12/22/02
Posts: 3496
Loc: The Garden State
I used The Exxon Superflo Synthetic for a couple of years. It came in a gold colored bottle versus the red bottle for the dino. I used to get it for $2.77/qt on sale all the time. I kick myself for not stocking up [Bang Head] . You can't get it here any more. Ironically my 4cyl Ford Zetec motor didn't "use" any oil with the Exxon syn. but with Mobil1 it does seem to use a little, depending upon the type of driving done.

Whimsey

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#18543 - 04/19/03 04:17 AM Re: Exxon SuperFlo motor oil
GROUCHO MARX Offline


Registered: 07/24/02
Posts: 11410
Loc: The Sandhills of NewYorkistan
Tommy, ESSO is "uniflo", no?

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#18544 - 04/19/03 07:14 AM Re: Exxon SuperFlo motor oil
Tommy2 Offline


Registered: 03/02/03
Posts: 68
Loc: Montréal, Canada
quote:
Originally posted by GROUCHO MARX:
Tommy, ESSO is "uniflo", no?

Your probably right...I'll check next time I go to Walmart.

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#18545 - 04/19/03 07:24 AM Re: Exxon SuperFlo motor oil
GROUCHO MARX Offline


Registered: 07/24/02
Posts: 11410
Loc: The Sandhills of NewYorkistan
Tommy, like Patman said. it's probably the same oil. The price difference here is negligible, about 10 cents a qt.

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#18546 - 04/19/03 10:34 AM Re: Exxon SuperFlo motor oil
Greg Offline


Registered: 07/20/02
Posts: 371
Loc: Port Colborne, ON
i thought esso was superflo as well.

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