Recent Topics
Value Home Centers Peak Motor Oil $9.97 - 5Qts.
by Nickdfresh
03/29/15 08:41 AM
WET SUMP
by mikeyyy
03/29/15 08:35 AM
Salt waterproof grease
by miro
03/29/15 08:22 AM
1st time taken in for wash/wax
by Errtt
03/29/15 08:13 AM
Menards: Formula Shell motor oil $1.99 after MIR
by Kruse
03/29/15 08:03 AM
HELP ME PICK A USED LAWNMOWER
by philipp10
03/29/15 07:42 AM
will epoxy glue work on refrigerator shelves
by edwardh1
03/29/15 07:41 AM
New Purolator synthetic oil filters
by highlifter
03/29/15 06:16 AM
The SR-71 Sistership
by chiefsfan1
03/29/15 04:46 AM
Oil recommendation for 2007 Lexus IS250
by antik
03/29/15 02:33 AM
Summer time idling with a/c on?
by zach1900
03/29/15 12:41 AM
Does Toyota make the best automotive a/c?
by zach1900
03/29/15 12:34 AM
Newest Members
mikeyyy, T151P951, antik, JoeSubaru, sjr
53355 Registered Users
Who's Online
92 registered (4wheeldog, Astro14, andyd, AandPDan, antik, 72te27, 8 invisible), 1396 Guests and 204 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
53355 Members
66 Forums
228841 Topics
3656913 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG
Topic Options
#488437 - 04/26/06 04:29 AM Who makes Briggs and stratton oil?
Buick92 Offline


Registered: 07/19/05
Posts: 623
Loc: Pullman Wa
I was wondering if anyone knew who makes B@S oil? I bought a 18 ounce yellow bottle of it for a lawn mower oil change ($1.67) Wally world was out of supertech and the cheapest 30 wt oil I could fine there that was in stock was Pennzoil for $2.38/quart. Thanks

Top
#488438 - 04/26/06 04:45 AM Re: Who makes Briggs and stratton oil?
Johnny Offline


Registered: 05/27/02
Posts: 14013
Loc: Retired | Wausau, WI
At one time Sun Oil and CITGO made it for them. Not sure who makes it now. There is a compound blender in Combined Locks, WI by the name of U.S. Oil that could be making it for them.

Top
#488439 - 04/26/06 07:07 PM Re: Who makes Briggs and stratton oil?
Blue99 Offline


Registered: 09/27/03
Posts: 2233
Loc: Wisconsin
I'm assuming that the Brigg's contract, for blending & packaging small engine oils, moves around as Johnny indicates.

The current MSDS info at the Brigg's site lists the following vendors:

SAE 30 Conventional - Olympic Oil of Cicero, IL

5W-30 Synthetic - Morraine Liquid Technologies Oconomowoc, WI

Top
#488440 - 04/27/06 09:03 AM Re: Who makes Briggs and stratton oil?
kkreit01 Offline


Registered: 01/25/06
Posts: 3885
Loc: Olathe, KS
I saw that at Walmart too. My mower takes 20 oz of SAE 30. Advance Auto had Pennzoil dino in a 20 oz bottle (handy). However, I picked up a full Quart of Rotella T for about the same price, or less...

Top
#488441 - 04/27/06 02:14 AM Re: Who makes Briggs and stratton oil?
Johnny Offline


Registered: 05/27/02
Posts: 14013
Loc: Retired | Wausau, WI
You pay more for the custom packaging. Some folks just don't want to have 12 oz left over. Oh, there is nothing special about the B&S oils. Any good 30W or Syn will do just fine.

Top
#488442 - 04/27/06 05:30 AM Re: Who makes Briggs and stratton oil?
JAYCEE Offline


Registered: 11/01/04
Posts: 512
Loc: East Texas
Save the 20oz bottle and refill it with whatever oil is your favorite.

Top
#488443 - 04/27/06 06:44 AM Re: Who makes Briggs and stratton oil?
Buick92 Offline


Registered: 07/19/05
Posts: 623
Loc: Pullman Wa
Maybe they'll send me a free t-shirt if I use all B@S parts and oil, lucky me!

Top
#488444 - 05/08/06 10:03 PM Re: Who makes Briggs and stratton oil?
tdimaniac Offline


Registered: 06/09/05
Posts: 99
Loc: middle tenn
see if your local autozone has any delo 30 wt on clearance for $0.99/gallon. you may have to look in the back, that is where i have been finding it.

Top
#488445 - 05/09/06 02:24 AM Re: Who makes Briggs and stratton oil?
cousincletus Offline


Registered: 09/25/02
Posts: 2513
Loc: Richmond, VA
quote:
Originally posted by JAYCEE:
Save the 20oz bottle and refill it with whatever oil is your favorite.

Good idea.

Top
#488446 - 05/09/06 04:30 AM Re: Who makes Briggs and stratton oil?
JHZR2 Offline



Registered: 12/14/02
Posts: 35282
Loc: New Jersey
I wonder who makes the sears crafstman oil... I just bought a cheapo 4.5hp crafstman rear bagger/mulchermower, and it came with a little 18oz bottle of oil. It was black and tall, unlike the wal mart stuff (and B&S oil used to be in short black bottles IIRC). Ill definitely be keeping this sears bottle, its a great size.

JMH

Top