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#4487144 - 08/13/17 09:00 AM Duramax Brand Oil
thomasshiba Offline


Registered: 08/11/17
Posts: 1
Loc: Illinois
A lot of the Jiffy Lube's and some of the car dealerships in my area have started using https://duramaxoil.com/ Duramax brand oil, especially for full synthetic changes. I haven't heard of this brand before, but I see it around a lot lately. I realize it isn't a premium brand, but I'm wondering if it is sufficient. Does anyone know anything about it?

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#4487166 - 08/13/17 09:43 AM Re: Duramax Brand Oil [Re: thomasshiba]
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Registered: 07/03/17
Posts: 1267
Loc: Douglas County, Colorado
Never heard of it. Kind of surprised GM will let them use the name.

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#4487174 - 08/13/17 09:50 AM Re: Duramax Brand Oil [Re: thomasshiba]
bigj_16 Offline


Registered: 07/03/17
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Loc: Douglas County, Colorado
I guess they are a division of Reladyne, which is a big midwest oil distributor.

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#4487179 - 08/13/17 10:03 AM Re: Duramax Brand Oil [Re: thomasshiba]
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Registered: 10/09/04
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Loc: Cincinnati, OH, USA
Reladyne, who bought Oil Distributing here in Cincinnati, markets it. I see it in a lot of convenience stores, and they also sell it in bulk to many garages around here, including some bigger names like Bob Sumerel Tire & the Superior Automotive dealer group. Don't know who blends it for them, but I would think it's probably decent. Also, welcome


Edited by bullwinkle (08/13/17 10:03 AM)
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#4487862 - 08/13/17 09:04 PM Re: Duramax Brand Oil [Re: thomasshiba]
Triton_330 Offline


Registered: 12/24/13
Posts: 780
Loc: Illinois, USA
It's not Duramax - that's a GM/Isuzu diesel engine. It's DuraMAX. No, I'm not being anal, the capitalization seriously does make that big of a difference.

http://www.reladyne.com/news-and-press/duramax-oil-extends-its-product-line-to-include-filters

The oils apparently carry the API Starburst on the front of the bottles, so, assuming the API Donut is on the back, there's nothing to worry about.

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It seems to me, judging by the image below the cap, Amalie is the bottler.
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