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Supercheap Auto Million $ Oil Clearance 13-15 Oct #4541836
10/13/17 06:04 AM
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Some pretty cheap deals. Mobil1 hit it's lowest ever price of $54, which is still a joke.

But note worthy mentions are Nulon 5W30 Euro @ $61 for 10L

Penrite 10W40 semi syn is $74 for 20L

Valvoline Engine Armour 10L are cheap at $39 per 10L

Valvoline syn powers are all around $29-30 per 5L too.

The tempting thing is that you get a $20 credit if you spend $100 or more.


95 MX-3 2.5L|Shell Helix Ultra 5W40|Wix 51356
04 Focus 1.8L|Wesfil Cooper WZ63|Valvoline MST 5W30
05 Kluger 3.3L|Wesfil Cooper WZ418|Magnatec 10W30 Semi Syn
Re: Supercheap Auto Million $ Oil Clearance 13-15 Oct [Re: KL31] #4541844
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That's very good

A semi-synthetic Penrite or Engine Armour for under $20 for 5L

And full synthetic SynPower or Nulon 5W30 Euro (a PAO based VW 504 / 507 oil) for about $30 for 5L.

I have enough, but they are good Australian prices.


Penrite Vantage 10W40 SN & A3/B4 + Wesfil-Cooper Z154
Re: Supercheap Auto Million $ Oil Clearance 13-15 Oct [Re: KL31] #4541873
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Quote:
Penrite 10W40 semi syn is $74 for 20L

That's $18.50 for the standard 5L

I like the Penrite 10W40 semi-synthetic, it's SN and A3/B4 and VW 502/505 with a TBN of 10.2 and 1080 ppm Zinc.

The Penrite KV100 = 13.8 cSt which is on the thin side for a 10W40 which I like. The Magnatec 10W40 has a KV100 = 14.5 cSt for comparison.


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Re: Supercheap Auto Million $ Oil Clearance 13-15 Oct [Re: SR5] #4541924
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What is the exchange rate in US dollars ?
Thanks.

Re: Supercheap Auto Million $ Oil Clearance 13-15 Oct [Re: KL31] #4541936
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I know that Australia produces plenty of oil domestically, and I would suspect that you also refine in Australia (hence all of your wonderful cars like the Monaro/GTO)? Do you refine and blend your own motor oil? If so, shouldn't the gasoline/oil price ratio be comparable on domestically produced motor oil?


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Re: Supercheap Auto Million $ Oil Clearance 13-15 Oct [Re: Drosselmier] #4541967
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Originally Posted By: Drosselmier
What is the exchange rate in US dollars ?
Thanks.


$18.5 AUD = $14.6 USD for 5L of Penrite.


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Re: Supercheap Auto Million $ Oil Clearance 13-15 Oct [Re: KL31] #4542288
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I really don't need any oil...but those prices are almost too tempting!


MY16 Mitsubishi Outlander 2.2 diesel, 51,000km - Castrol 5w30
2006 Ford Falcon 4.0, 135,000km - Penrite Vantage 15w40, Ryco filter
Re: Supercheap Auto Million $ Oil Clearance 13-15 Oct [Re: exShuttlemech] #4542351
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Quote:
Do you refine and blend your own motor oil? If so, shouldn't the gasoline/oil price ratio be comparable on domestically produced motor oil?

I don't know much about this sort of stuff.

Australian oil companies like Penrite and Nulon certainly do blend their own oils, many of which are unique to the Australian and New Zealand market.

We have oil and refineries in Australia, but I don't know where the above companies source their base oils.

I hear the price we pay for petrol (gas) is more a reflection of international market prices and less of production prices. We have a big tax on fuel in Australia, so our prices are very inflated with respect to North American prices.

I'm sure others know more about all this than I do.


Penrite Vantage 10W40 SN & A3/B4 + Wesfil-Cooper Z154
Re: Supercheap Auto Million $ Oil Clearance 13-15 Oct [Re: hpb] #4542393
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Originally Posted By: hpb
I really don't need any oil...but those prices are almost too tempting!


Yes its a great deal, but I'm going to resist. Last month SCA had a 50% off SynPower sale and I picked up some at $30 for 5L.

SynPower 5W30 FE which is ACEA A5/B5 and API SL due to elevated zinc levels and some Ford WSS spec it carries.

https://bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/4517221/

This site keeps me nicely informed of sales.


Penrite Vantage 10W40 SN & A3/B4 + Wesfil-Cooper Z154
Re: Supercheap Auto Million $ Oil Clearance 13-15 Oct [Re: KL31] #4542832
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I drove past a Repco today.

For $30 you get 5L of Castrol Magnatec 10W40 semi-synthetic (SN, A3/B4) plus a free Repco oil filter. The filters usually sell for $8 to $10 in standard sizes.


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