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Mystic JT8 bummer ... #4618809
12/30/17 12:31 PM
12/30/17 12:31 PM
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Kalifornia Kollective
BrocLuno Offline OP
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Seems Tractor Supply Co (TSC) has stopped carrying Mystic oils and now gone to mainstream stuff like Rotella, Delo, etc. I really liked JT8 for cars and trucks. Smooth, quiet, durable (little loss of idle oil pressure for many thousands of mile) and was easy to get. Now I have to go to Turloc to get it frown


Formerly in marine engineering. In an earlier life I owned my own petroleum tank truck, and hauled for the majors and independent's.
Re: Mystic JT8 bummer ... [Re: BrocLuno] #4618811
12/30/17 12:34 PM
12/30/17 12:34 PM
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I've seen it at Walmart

Re: Mystic JT8 bummer ... [Re: BrocLuno] #4618848
12/30/17 01:31 PM
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Kansas
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Kansas
Pretty easy to find here at O'Reilly's and Orscheln's if you have those. Here's a list of where to buy: https://www.mystiklubes.com/Locator/MystikLocator.jsp or you can buy it direct from them.

Re: Mystic JT8 bummer ... [Re: BrocLuno] #4618864
12/30/17 01:55 PM
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Northern Illinois
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I have used that exclusively in my 84 International and my 81 Kenworth ,for 10 years , I think there 15 40 semi synthetic is the best out there ,Farm and Fleets out by me have the 5 gallon buckets for 26 bucks after rebate about 6 times a year ,I also use there red grease on trucks and the moly black for the skid steer


1981 Kenworth 1984 International 1996 chevy pickup 2000 GMC, skid steer ,2000 goergie boy motorhome 36f, 2006 Mustang GT Convertable
Re: Mystic JT8 bummer ... [Re: BrocLuno] #4618915
12/30/17 03:31 PM
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Wisconsin
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they carry it at the local Fleet Farm but its over 4 bucks a quart and rarely any sales on it.

I used to buy it when it was under 4 bucks and they had frequent sales.

but lately no go on that.

Its good oil but i have a hard time spending over 4 dollars a quart on oil that isn't a full synthetic.


I'd buy Callahan autoparts if I could.
Re: Mystic JT8 bummer ... [Re: BrocLuno] #4618943
12/30/17 03:56 PM
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New England
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What's the point of that oil over a bigger name brand? Is it really that much cheaper?

Re: Mystic JT8 bummer ... [Re: BrocLuno] #4619231
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BrocLuno Offline OP
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Not cheaper, but was/is very good oil, and sometimes cheaper. Kinda like John Deere +50 - runs under most folks radar.

http://pqiadata.org/Mystik15W40.html smile

I started using Mystic when the JD oils got crazy expensive around here. TSC would have it on sale a few times a year. Often enough that I could stock up some w/o having to buy distributor minimums (20 gal).

Got their last few jugs for $8/2 gal as they were clearing out. Sorry to see it go ...

And, yeah - I've used their locator, and my nearest distributor is now in Turloc. That's 2 hours away frown

Last edited by BrocLuno; 12/30/17 09:30 PM.

Formerly in marine engineering. In an earlier life I owned my own petroleum tank truck, and hauled for the majors and independent's.
Re: Mystic JT8 bummer ... [Re: Black_Thunder] #4619283
12/30/17 11:08 PM
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Originally Posted By: Black_Thunder
they carry it at the local Fleet Farm but its over 4 bucks a quart and rarely any sales on it.

I used to buy it when it was under 4 bucks and they had frequent sales.

but lately no go on that.

Its good oil but i have a hard time spending over 4 dollars a quart on oil that isn't a full synthetic.


I used to buy it at Fleet Farm in 5 gallon pails. They were $50 which was $2.50 a quart. Not sure if they still carry those though.

I still have a couple of those pails and use them for my drain oil.

Re: Mystic JT8 bummer ... [Re: KD0AXS] #4619679
12/31/17 01:15 PM
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Wisconsin
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Originally Posted By: KD0AXS
Originally Posted By: Black_Thunder
they carry it at the local Fleet Farm but its over 4 bucks a quart and rarely any sales on it.

I used to buy it when it was under 4 bucks and they had frequent sales.

but lately no go on that.

Its good oil but i have a hard time spending over 4 dollars a quart on oil that isn't a full synthetic.


I used to buy it at Fleet Farm in 5 gallon pails. They were $50 which was $2.50 a quart. Not sure if they still carry those though.

I still have a couple of those pails and use them for my drain oil.



they do in the heavy duty 10w40 and 15w40 i believe but just in quarts for the regular automotive oil which i checked the other day and is now 4.59 a quart


I'd buy Callahan autoparts if I could.
Re: Mystic JT8 bummer ... [Re: BrocLuno] #4620328
01/01/18 07:52 AM
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Our TSC just moved into part of the old Kmart building (literally nextdoor, uphill from the old location) but I haven't been in to see if their Traveller's oil has changed from WPP to Martin. They always had some Mystik products in stock. I wonder if the discontinuation is regional or nationwide?


'89 Chevy 1500
Supertech 20/50
'15 Chevy Cruze
AcDelco syn dexos 5/30

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