Recent Topics
Need a Good 2stroke oil
by Samf333
04/23/14 01:37 AM
Hawaiian Airlines Flight 45
by Merkava_4
04/23/14 12:07 AM
Check those filters when buying!
by Pat in Speedway
04/22/14 11:42 PM
Straight Weight Oil
by outoforder
04/22/14 11:19 PM
The High Mile Club
by Nick1994
04/22/14 10:43 PM
Ordered Archoil
by domer10
04/22/14 10:29 PM
Mobil 1 0W30 AFE 6020 Miles 06 Toyota Tacoma V6
by qnyla
04/22/14 10:14 PM
Trip to NAPA today - new oil buying paradigm?
by SilverC6
04/22/14 10:06 PM
PWC ramp/dock
by Barkleymut
04/22/14 09:56 PM
15w40 Supertech
by Mackelroy
04/22/14 09:45 PM
Rebuilt engine warranty
by Stelth
04/22/14 08:50 PM
1997 Honda Civic EX 1.6L VTEC help
by Truck25Engine
04/22/14 08:43 PM
Newest Members
Defrazie, greenglower, rboone, Williema, mrpowderkeg
49669 Registered Users
Who's Online
28 registered (dave180, dnewton3, Char Baby, bruno, ajwan, 4 invisible), 604 Guests and 180 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
49669 Members
64 Forums
212306 Topics
3327901 Posts

Max Online: 2651 @ 04/21/14 04:38 PM
Donate to BITOG

Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4 5 >
Topic Options
#979435 - 09/01/07 11:37 PM Royal Purple at Wal-Mart
BlueOvalFitter Offline


Registered: 02/28/03
Posts: 3365
Loc: Cajun Country, La.
While at super WM last night,strolling thru the oil section,I spotted Royal Purple oil on the shelf!There it was,next to Mobil 1!But,it was like $6 something a quart!
_________________________
2007 F150 XL, 4.2 V6
"One Filter, One OCI!"

Top
#979436 - 09/01/07 11:45 PM Re: Royal Purple at Wal-Mart [Re: BlueOvalFitter]
aquariuscsm Offline


Registered: 12/30/06
Posts: 8924
Loc: South Texas,USA
Do they have RP gear oils there as well? The 2 Walmarts here where I live don`t have any RP products.
_________________________
1996 Nissan 300ZX 5-speed,Arctic Pearl(#175 of 300)
Syntec 10W40/Fram Ultra
Amsoil MTG(tranny)
Amsoil 80W90 GL5(rear diff)
Mobil 1 ATF
Redline Water Wetter

Top
#979437 - 09/02/07 12:53 AM Re: Royal Purple at Wal-Mart [Re: aquariuscsm]
MrCritical Offline


Registered: 08/04/07
Posts: 2340
Loc: La.
I thought $6+ a quart was the going rate for Royal Purple...

Top
#979438 - 09/02/07 12:54 AM Re: Royal Purple at Wal-Mart [Re: MrCritical]
aquariuscsm Offline


Registered: 12/30/06
Posts: 8924
Loc: South Texas,USA
I think it`s around $7.99 at Oriellys.
_________________________
1996 Nissan 300ZX 5-speed,Arctic Pearl(#175 of 300)
Syntec 10W40/Fram Ultra
Amsoil MTG(tranny)
Amsoil 80W90 GL5(rear diff)
Mobil 1 ATF
Redline Water Wetter

Top
#979439 - 09/02/07 02:34 AM Re: Royal Purple at Wal-Mart [Re: aquariuscsm]
ThirdeYe Offline


Registered: 02/23/07
Posts: 6693
Loc: Grand Rapids, MI
I saw regular Mobil 1 for $8.29 a quart today.
_________________________
1995 Acura Integra LS - 209,3xx - Valvoline MaxLife Synthetic 5W-30/Purolator Synthetic PSL14459
2001 Honda Civic LX - 56,6xx - Gulf oil/Honda A02

Top
#979440 - 09/02/07 02:45 AM Re: Royal Purple at Wal-Mart [Re: ThirdeYe]
aquariuscsm Offline


Registered: 12/30/06
Posts: 8924
Loc: South Texas,USA
Target here has the M1 Extended Performance for $4 a quart.
_________________________
1996 Nissan 300ZX 5-speed,Arctic Pearl(#175 of 300)
Syntec 10W40/Fram Ultra
Amsoil MTG(tranny)
Amsoil 80W90 GL5(rear diff)
Mobil 1 ATF
Redline Water Wetter

Top
#979441 - 09/02/07 04:22 AM Re: Royal Purple at Wal-Mart [Re: BlueOvalFitter]
NHHEMI Offline


Registered: 07/06/07
Posts: 5070
Loc: NH
Quote:

While at super WM last night,strolling thru the oil section,I spotted Royal Purple oil on the shelf!There it was,next to Mobil 1!But,it was like $6 something a quart!




Hey, what Wal-Mart( ie; town and state ) did you see it at? Any chance you could drop back in and get me a batch number off a bottle or two? Wal-Mart is not an authorized distributor of Royal Purple and the company( RP )wants it to stop. There are some wholesalers that are selling to a few Wal-Mart stores on the side and RP is trying to put a stop to it. RP themselves told Wal-Mart NO at SEMA!

I do not work for RP and I am not affiliated with them in anyway. I just happen to know a couple guys who work there that told me this. They asked if I personally saw some RP at a Wal-Mart or read when someone posted they saw it to please try and get at the least a store location and even better a batch # off a couple bottles.

You can PM me with the info, post it here, or even e-mail me( gsthundernh@yahoo.com ). Give me your personl info as well and I will include that in case they want to send any kind of merchandise "thank you". Not trying to take credit for your find. Just trying to help them out as they asked me to do when I said some people had bought it at Wal-Mart.

BTW - $6 is high. I only pay %5.75.
_________________________
Royal Purple User Since 1990 thumbsup

2014 Jeep Cherokee
"Latitude"
3.2L V6 4WD( ADI )


Top
#979442 - 09/02/07 04:42 AM Re: Royal Purple at Wal-Mart [Re: NHHEMI]
pmwalter Offline


Registered: 02/04/05
Posts: 408
Loc: Oregon
Only one of my super Walmarts stocked Royal Purple. It seems to come and go though. I haven't seen it for a while. Walmart also seems to have dry spells when they are almost completely out of oil. Nothing but the 10w-40's and grease left on the shelf.

Top
#979443 - 09/02/07 04:50 AM Re: Royal Purple at Wal-Mart [Re: NHHEMI]
Pablo Offline


Registered: 10/28/02
Posts: 46414
Loc: Duvall WA - Pacific NW USA
That's very interesting. I didn't know that individual WM outlets had that much power. I thought the entity was all tied together....so how do they enter the SKU and stuff.....WM HQ must know this is happening.....just wonder-a-rating about it. Thanks for posting. (My WM and Super WM in Mill Creek/Lynnwood and near the casino no have RP)

Top
#979444 - 09/02/07 04:54 AM Re: Royal Purple at Wal-Mart [Re: Pablo]
aquariuscsm Offline


Registered: 12/30/06
Posts: 8924
Loc: South Texas,USA
My city has two Walmarts. One is a supercenter and the other is a large store,but no groceries. The supercenter has all the M1 varieties. 0W20-15W50. The smaller store only stocks M1 10W30.

Haven`t seen any RP though. I`ve only seen that at Orielly`s,Napa,and the local speed shop.
_________________________
1996 Nissan 300ZX 5-speed,Arctic Pearl(#175 of 300)
Syntec 10W40/Fram Ultra
Amsoil MTG(tranny)
Amsoil 80W90 GL5(rear diff)
Mobil 1 ATF
Redline Water Wetter

Top
#979445 - 09/02/07 05:39 AM Re: Royal Purple at Wal-Mart [Re: aquariuscsm]
wavinwayne Offline


Registered: 01/06/05
Posts: 7519
Loc: North Alabama
My WM has it, along with several other oils I wouldn't expect to see at WM, such as M1 0w20 & 0w40.

RP is over-priced, IMO. I've never seen a UOA where RP convinced me that I should be using it.
_________________________
Silence is golden, but duct tape is silver.

Top
#979446 - 09/02/07 06:41 AM Re: Royal Purple at Wal-Mart [Re: NHHEMI]
BlueOvalFitter Offline


Registered: 02/28/03
Posts: 3365
Loc: Cajun Country, La.
Quote:

Quote:

While at super WM last night,strolling thru the oil section,I spotted Royal Purple oil on the shelf!There it was,next to Mobil 1!But,it was like $6 something a quart!




Hey, what Wal-Mart( ie; town and state ) did you see it at? Any chance you could drop back in and get me a batch number off a bottle or two? Wal-Mart is not an authorized distributor of Royal Purple and the company( RP )wants it to stop. There are some wholesalers that are selling to a few Wal-Mart stores on the side and RP is trying to put a stop to it. RP themselves told Wal-Mart NO at SEMA!

I do not work for RP and I am not affiliated with them in anyway. I just happen to know a couple guys who work there that told me this. They asked if I personally saw some RP at a Wal-Mart or read when someone posted they saw it to please try and get at the least a store location and even better a batch # off a couple bottles.

You can PM me with the info, post it here, or even e-mail me( gsthundernh@yahoo.com ). Give me your personl info as well and I will include that in case they want to send any kind of merchandise "thank you". Not trying to take credit for your find. Just trying to help them out as they asked me to do when I said some people had bought it at Wal-Mart.

BTW - $6 is high. I only pay %5.75.



It was at the super WM in Valrico,FL.
_________________________
2007 F150 XL, 4.2 V6
"One Filter, One OCI!"

Top
#979447 - 09/02/07 07:21 AM Re: Royal Purple at Wal-Mart [Re: BlueOvalFitter]
Edmond Offline


Registered: 07/10/07
Posts: 224
Loc: Texas
Never seen it at my local WM. Went there today and they have a lot of Mobil stuff. Red cap 5 quart 5,000 mile stuff for $15 or something like that.

Top
#979448 - 09/02/07 06:53 PM Re: Royal Purple at Wal-Mart [Re: Edmond]
paulo57509 Offline


Registered: 07/13/03
Posts: 1681
Loc: Tracy, CA
Last time (a few days ago) I was at the Stockton, CA Super WM, they had a few bottles of RP on the shelf.

Top
#979449 - 09/02/07 07:36 PM Re: Royal Purple at Wal-Mart [Re: paulo57509]
flux Offline


Registered: 05/04/05
Posts: 164
Loc: Oregon
I also have never seen a Royal Purple UOA that convinced me that I wanted to use it.

Top
Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4 5 >