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Buying Oil At Wal-Mart VS Part Stores #4511835
09/09/17 07:32 PM
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How many here, besides me, buy their oil and filters at WM? I have read on here how some would rather not buy ANYTHING from WM. Why? Do you like spending at least $10 more for the same 5 qt. container of oil at a parts store than to buy it at WM? Oh, I get it. It's that lump in your throat called PRIDE! Careful now, don't choke on it.

Last edited by wwillson; 09/10/17 06:59 AM. Reason: bypassing censor
Re: Buying Oil At Wal-Mart VS Part Stores [Re: BlueOvalFitter] #4511836
09/09/17 07:36 PM
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If somebody wants to buy stuff elsewhere, what do you care?

FYI, I dont buy my oil and filters at WM because they dont have what I want.


'02 530i (Edge 0W-40)
'15 Q5 3.0T (Edge 5W-40)
'18 Charger SRT (PUP 0W-40 SRT)
Re: Buying Oil At Wal-Mart VS Part Stores [Re: BlueOvalFitter] #4511837
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I buy oil at WalMart and I get my filters from my work. Except the 5W50 for my car comes from work since that is like a unicorn out in the wild.


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Re: Buying Oil At Wal-Mart VS Part Stores [Re: BlueOvalFitter] #4511839
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I dislike Wal-Mart quite a lot due to business practices but I do buy oil and filters there because the price is too good. I don't really go there for anything else though.


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2006 Toyota Matrix XR AWD (Wife) - 130k miles - Valvoline Max Life 5w30
Re: Buying Oil At Wal-Mart VS Part Stores [Re: BlueOvalFitter] #4511841
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I buy most everything online, including oil.

If you pay attention, it would seem that most here buy their oil on sale at part stores, or from Walmart, or both.


"Zed's dead baby, Zed's dead."
Re: Buying Oil At Wal-Mart VS Part Stores [Re: BlueOvalFitter] #4511845
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I think the only oil I didn't buy at WM was M1 5W30 ESP that they don't carry. I'm probably not buying any more of that, though.

I found a great deal on the Tokyo Roki oil filters that I like on Amazon and have 10 waiting in a box. I looked for that deal out of curiousity last week and the per filter price was about $11 instead of $3-4 (with free shipping instead of about $10 for a big shipment, though).


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Re: Buying Oil At Wal-Mart VS Part Stores [Re: BlueOvalFitter] #4511849
09/09/17 07:48 PM
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Walmart, Meijer, Rural king, orsheln etc. I buy at any of these as they are all priced similar. I generally get what I need when I go get something else.

I do like walmart and meijers selection the best, however.


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2010 Ford Escape 172k QSUD 5w20
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Re: Buying Oil At Wal-Mart VS Part Stores [Re: Quattro Pete] #4511852
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BlueOvalFitter Offline OP
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Originally Posted By: Quattro Pete
If somebody wants to buy stuff elsewhere, what do you care?

FYI, I dont buy my oil and filters at WM because they dont have what I want.

Easy there baby moose. Let's not get our panties in a wad. And, I could care less where others buy what they want elsewhere. I was merely S-T-A-T-I-N-G how WM's oil prices are MUCH cheaper, so why buy it elsewhere? smirk

Re: Buying Oil At Wal-Mart VS Part Stores [Re: BlueOvalFitter] #4511855
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Originally Posted By: BlueOvalFitter
Originally Posted By: Quattro Pete
If somebody wants to buy stuff elsewhere, what do you care?

FYI, I dont buy my oil and filters at WM because they dont have what I want.

Easy there baby moose. Let's not get our panties in a wad. And, I could care less where others buy what they want elsewhere. I was merely S-T-A-T-I-N-G how WM's oil prices are MUCH cheaper, so why buy it elsewhere? smirk


As evil as Wal-Mart is, I have no issue buying things there that are cheaper than other places. We don't have one locally so when I do go I usually hit up the ammo aisle and the oil aisle. One of my friends usually gives me money to pick up Rotella T6 for him.

Totally unrelated, the Wal-Mart I go to has a ton of .300 AAC Blackout. Kind of strange but good for me.


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Re: Buying Oil At Wal-Mart VS Part Stores [Re: rooflessVW] #4511856
09/09/17 07:53 PM
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Originally Posted By: rooflessVW
I buy most everything online, including oil.

If you pay attention, it would seem that most here buy their oil on sale at part stores, or from Walmart, or both.

Look at my join date wise guy. You don't think that I have been around here long enough to PAY ATTENTION? SMH! smirk

Re: Buying Oil At Wal-Mart VS Part Stores [Re: BlueOvalFitter] #4511859
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I detest WallMart! But, I make an exception for oil. I go in and out really quick. Otherwise; I rather pay extra at grocery stores vs Wallmart. They are an evil company, reference employees benefits etc. Yet, I admit that they do a lot of donations in the community. For whatever that is worth.

You are allowed to steal 2x, before you are banned from the chain.

Pajero

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Re: Buying Oil At Wal-Mart VS Part Stores [Re: BlueOvalFitter] #4511861
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Originally Posted By: BlueOvalFitter
Originally Posted By: Quattro Pete
If somebody wants to buy stuff elsewhere, what do you care?

FYI, I dont buy my oil and filters at WM because they dont have what I want.

Easy there baby moose. Let's not get our panties in a wad. smirk

Says the one who writes his entire post in bold. LOL


'02 530i (Edge 0W-40)
'15 Q5 3.0T (Edge 5W-40)
'18 Charger SRT (PUP 0W-40 SRT)
Re: Buying Oil At Wal-Mart VS Part Stores [Re: BlueOvalFitter] #4511863
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Originally Posted By: BlueOvalFitter
How many here, besides me, buy their oil and filters at WM? I have read on here how some would rather go to H*** than to buy ANYTHING from WM. Why? Do you like spending at least $10 more for the same 5 qt. container of oil at a parts store than to buy it at WM? Oh, I get it. It's that lump in your throat called PRIDE! Careful now, don't choke on it.


I just bought Castrol EDGE 5W-30 Full Synthetic Motor Oil, 5 qt at Walmart locally it's $36 plus at O'Reilly's. That [censored] near gives me two Oil changes for the price of one. It was $20.14 at Walley World.

Last edited by JohnnyJohnson; 09/09/17 08:12 PM.

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In: EDGE EP 5W-30 Bosch 3311 122537 7-18-18
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Re: Buying Oil At Wal-Mart VS Part Stores [Re: BlueOvalFitter] #4511864
09/09/17 08:04 PM
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I dislike WM and their business practices... That said, I do buy oil, filters, fluids and a few other things from there. I don't go tonauto part stores much, I mostly buy repair parts at autoanything.com.

Also, I can occasionally find a decent cut of whole brisket for a great price at WM. I'm always on the lookout for a deal on a good brisket to slap on the smoker.


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Valvoline ML SynBlend 5w30
ACDelco PF63E

'17 Ford Fusion (Company Lease) 54,xxx
Oil � Don't know
Filter � Don't care
Re: Buying Oil At Wal-Mart VS Part Stores [Re: BlueOvalFitter] #4511865
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Originally Posted By: BlueOvalFitter

was merely S-T-A-T-I-N-G how WM's oil prices are MUCH cheaper, so why buy it elsewhere?
smirk

Also, often times Amazon sells jugs of oil for the same price as WM with free shipping.


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'15 Q5 3.0T (Edge 5W-40)
'18 Charger SRT (PUP 0W-40 SRT)
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