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Saw Mobil 1 ESP 5W-30 at O'Reilly #4542340
10/13/17 04:16 PM
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Hi everyone,

I was in O'Reilly last night, and looking over the oil section, I saw some Mobil 1 that wasn't there a couple of weeks ago, so, they must have just put it on the shelf. It is the Mobil 1 ESP 5W-30 oil.

What was interesting was when I looked on the back, besides the little description written in English, it was in another language, and it wasn't Spanish. It said Made in France, I believe!

I would have thought it would be made in the same plant as the other Mobil 1 oils? Maybe Mobil is importing it and plans to recommend it for European cars here in the USA that call for the specs it meets?

Last edited by njohnson; 10/13/17 04:20 PM.
Re: Saw Mobil 1 ESP 5W-30 at O'Reilly [Re: njohnson] #4542346
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Originally Posted By: njohnson
I would have thought it would be made in the same plant as the other Mobil 1 oils?

Castrol does the same with some of their Euro oils... namely the 0w-30 and 0w-40 come from Belgium or Germany.

Quote:
Maybe Mobil is importing it and plans to recommend it for European cars here in the USA that call for the specs it meets?

M1 ESP 5w-30 has been offered on the US market for quite a number of years now, as it's applicable for many modern Euro diesel engines.




'02 530i (Edge 0W-40)
'15 Q5 3.0T (Edge 5W-40)
'18 Charger SRT (FF)
Re: Saw Mobil 1 ESP 5W-30 at O'Reilly [Re: Quattro Pete] #4542352
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Is it Visom based ? Think thatís U.K. produced base oil Ö

Re: Saw Mobil 1 ESP 5W-30 at O'Reilly [Re: njohnson] #4542355
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Originally Posted By: njohnson
Hi everyone,

I was in O'Reilly last night, and looking over the oil section, I saw some Mobil 1 that wasn't there a couple of weeks ago, so, they must have just put it on the shelf. It is the Mobil 1 ESP 5W-30 oil.

What was interesting was when I looked on the back, besides the little description written in English, it was in another language, and it wasn't Spanish. It said Made in France, I believe!

I would have thought it would be made in the same plant as the other Mobil 1 oils? Maybe Mobil is importing it and plans to recommend it for European cars here in the USA that call for the specs it meets?



Blenders change plants all the time. I'm not sure why people get so hung up on where oils are produced.


2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport
Re: Saw Mobil 1 ESP 5W-30 at O'Reilly [Re: Quattro Pete] #4542357
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njohnson Offline OP
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Originally Posted By: Quattro Pete
Originally Posted By: njohnson
I would have thought it would be made in the same plant as the other Mobil 1 oils?

Castrol does the same with some of their Euro oils... namely the 0w-30 and 0w-40 come from Belgium or Germany.

Quote:
Maybe Mobil is importing it and plans to recommend it for European cars here in the USA that call for the specs it meets?

M1 ESP 5w-30 has been offered on the US market for quite a number of years now, as it's applicable for many modern Euro diesel engines.




Thanks for the explanation! This was the first time seeing it in person. Maybe it is just not common in our area because I haven't seen it in any of the stores around here, until now.

Re: Saw Mobil 1 ESP 5W-30 at O'Reilly [Re: njohnson] #4542381
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I bought some off the shelf at Pep Boys before, and I've heard they carry it at NAPA. Believe it was about $11/liter at PB.
It showed up as in stock at my local O'Reilly when I checked online some time ago, but they didn't have any when I actually went to the store. I was supposed to get a call back about having some shipped from their warehouse and they blew me off.


2014 Forester XT, 86000 miles
Last Change;
M1 5W30 d1G2
Tokyo Roki 15208AA170 filter
Re: Saw Mobil 1 ESP 5W-30 at O'Reilly [Re: Virtus_Probi] #4542396
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Originally Posted By: Virtus_Probi
I bought some off the shelf at Pep Boys before, and I've heard they carry it at NAPA. Believe it was about $11/liter at PB.
It showed up as in stock at my local O'Reilly when I checked online some time ago, but they didn't have any when I actually went to the store. I was supposed to get a call back about having some shipped from their warehouse and they blew me off.


That's what makes Walmart online with two day free shipping on $35 orders they are cheaper than O'Really is going to ever be and you can find out by just going online if they have it.

Last edited by JohnnyJohnson; 10/13/17 05:01 PM.

2004 Corolla 124900
Out: VML 5w-30 TG4967 OCI 5007 Miles
In: EDGE EP 5W-30 Bosch 3311 122537 7-18-18
2006 Duramax 74277
Out: T6 5W-40 M1-303
In: T6 5W-40 XG9100 74705 4-22-18
Re: Saw Mobil 1 ESP 5W-30 at O'Reilly [Re: JohnnyJohnson] #4542432
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Originally Posted By: JohnnyJohnson

That's what makes Walmart online with two day free shipping on $35 orders they are cheaper than O'Really is going to ever be and you can find out by just going online if they have it.


Not really a WM kind of oil and I haven't seen them carry it online...super low SAPS oil targeted to some portion of the European diesel passenger vehicle market, as I understand it. NOACK loss is somewhere around 6% and I think it has the highest flashpoint I've seen for a 5W30, FWIW. Low starting TBN to go with that low SAPS...


2014 Forester XT, 86000 miles
Last Change;
M1 5W30 d1G2
Tokyo Roki 15208AA170 filter
Re: Saw Mobil 1 ESP 5W-30 at O'Reilly [Re: Virtus_Probi] #4542469
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Originally Posted By: Virtus_Probi
Originally Posted By: JohnnyJohnson

That's what makes Walmart online with two day free shipping on $35 orders they are cheaper than O'Really is going to ever be and you can find out by just going online if they have it.


Not really a WM kind of oil and I haven't seen them carry it online...super low SAPS oil targeted to some portion of the European diesel passenger vehicle market, as I understand it. NOACK loss is somewhere around 6% and I think it has the highest flashpoint I've seen for a 5W30, FWIW. Low starting TBN to go with that low SAPS...


https://www.walmart.com/ip/Mobil-1-5W-30-Extended-Performance-Full-Synthetic-Motor-Oil-5-qt/17128876


2004 Corolla 124900
Out: VML 5w-30 TG4967 OCI 5007 Miles
In: EDGE EP 5W-30 Bosch 3311 122537 7-18-18
2006 Duramax 74277
Out: T6 5W-40 M1-303
In: T6 5W-40 XG9100 74705 4-22-18
Re: Saw Mobil 1 ESP 5W-30 at O'Reilly [Re: JohnnyJohnson] #4542475
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Originally Posted By: JohnnyJohnson
Originally Posted By: Virtus_Probi
Originally Posted By: JohnnyJohnson

That's what makes Walmart online with two day free shipping on $35 orders they are cheaper than O'Really is going to ever be and you can find out by just going online if they have it.


Not really a WM kind of oil and I haven't seen them carry it online...super low SAPS oil targeted to some portion of the European diesel passenger vehicle market, as I understand it. NOACK loss is somewhere around 6% and I think it has the highest flashpoint I've seen for a 5W30, FWIW. Low starting TBN to go with that low SAPS...


https://www.walmart.com/ip/Mobil-1-5W-30-Extended-Performance-Full-Synthetic-Motor-Oil-5-qt/17128876

Thats the "more dinosaur bones" M1 5w30 version. Up a few $ right now.. Its been down at $24 all summer. I think WM may sell a 0w40 Euro?


06 Escalade 6.0L LQ9 AWD 165k M1 5w30
03 Maxima 3.5L POS 152k ST HM 10w30
Re: Saw Mobil 1 ESP 5W-30 at O'Reilly [Re: LeakySeals] #4542491
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Originally Posted By: LeakySeals
Originally Posted By: JohnnyJohnson
Originally Posted By: Virtus_Probi
Originally Posted By: JohnnyJohnson

That's what makes Walmart online with two day free shipping on $35 orders they are cheaper than O'Really is going to ever be and you can find out by just going online if they have it.


Not really a WM kind of oil and I haven't seen them carry it online...super low SAPS oil targeted to some portion of the European diesel passenger vehicle market, as I understand it. NOACK loss is somewhere around 6% and I think it has the highest flashpoint I've seen for a 5W30, FWIW. Low starting TBN to go with that low SAPS...


https://www.walmart.com/ip/Mobil-1-5W-30-Extended-Performance-Full-Synthetic-Motor-Oil-5-qt/17128876

Thats the "more dinosaur bones" M1 5w30 version. Up a few $ right now.. Its been down at $24 all summer. I think WM may sell a 0w40 Euro?


https://www.walmart.com/ip/Mobil-1-0W-40-Advanced-Full-Synthetic-Motor-Oil-5-qt/23636902


2004 Corolla 124900
Out: VML 5w-30 TG4967 OCI 5007 Miles
In: EDGE EP 5W-30 Bosch 3311 122537 7-18-18
2006 Duramax 74277
Out: T6 5W-40 M1-303
In: T6 5W-40 XG9100 74705 4-22-18
Re: Saw Mobil 1 ESP 5W-30 at O'Reilly [Re: LeakySeals] #4542501
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Originally Posted By: LeakySeals
Originally Posted By: JohnnyJohnson
Originally Posted By: Virtus_Probi
Originally Posted By: JohnnyJohnson

That's what makes Walmart online with two day free shipping on $35 orders they are cheaper than O'Really is going to ever be and you can find out by just going online if they have it.


Not really a WM kind of oil and I haven't seen them carry it online...super low SAPS oil targeted to some portion of the European diesel passenger vehicle market, as I understand it. NOACK loss is somewhere around 6% and I think it has the highest flashpoint I've seen for a 5W30, FWIW. Low starting TBN to go with that low SAPS...


https://www.walmart.com/ip/Mobil-1-5W-30-Extended-Performance-Full-Synthetic-Motor-Oil-5-qt/17128876

Thats the "more dinosaur bones" M1 5w30 version. Up a few $ right now.. Its been down at $24 all summer. I think WM may sell a 0w40 Euro?


WM carries Pennzoil Platinum Euro L 0w40 laugh


'90 Z32 - PP HM 10w30
'98 ZJ - PYB HM 10w40
'02 G20 - QS UD 5w30
'09 Matrix - QS UD 0w20
Re: Saw Mobil 1 ESP 5W-30 at O'Reilly [Re: Dumc87] #4542523
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Quote:
WM carries Pennzoil Platinum Euro L 0w40 laugh

The 0w40 is not L. wink


'02 530i (Edge 0W-40)
'15 Q5 3.0T (Edge 5W-40)
'18 Charger SRT (FF)
Re: Saw Mobil 1 ESP 5W-30 at O'Reilly [Re: Quattro Pete] #4542550
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Originally Posted By: Quattro Pete
Quote:
WM carries Pennzoil Platinum Euro L 0w40 laugh

The 0w40 is not L. wink


Well I'll be... I thought it was!

Guess it was near the 5w30 L so I assumed it was L as well. Oops


'90 Z32 - PP HM 10w30
'98 ZJ - PYB HM 10w40
'02 G20 - QS UD 5w30
'09 Matrix - QS UD 0w20
Re: Saw Mobil 1 ESP 5W-30 at O'Reilly [Re: njohnson] #4543711
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Mobil1 5W30 ESP that is available on the U.S. market is made in two countries: France and Finland.
It is primarily made for the European market. Considering size of the U.S. market for that oil, there is no need to move production here. Though, Mobil1 0W30 X1 is made in the U.S. and it is Low-SAPS, but I would argue not as stout and widely applicable as 5W30 ESP.


15' Toyota Sienna AWD (Mobil1 0W20 EP+ FRAM Ultra).
11' VW Tiguan 2.0T (Castrol 0W40+MANN filter)
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