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Wix price increase @ O'Reilly #4714923
04/03/18 09:08 AM
04/03/18 09:08 AM
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Nebraska
Duffyjr Online content OP
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Need to pickup a 51036 so I went online to make sure they have them in stock and seen they are now $8.99, looks like it's back to Napa for me. Last one I bought 6 months ago was $6.49, that's quite the price increase.


89 GMC Sierra T5 10w30/Wix
08 Lucerne CX NAPA Blend 5w30/Napa Gold
02 DeVille VWB bulk/CQ Blue
18 Toro Super Recycler T5 10w30
Re: Wix price increase @ O'Reilly [Re: Duffyjr] #4714939
04/03/18 09:23 AM
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$8.99 is too much for a Wix eek
Even better when the store ad with the oil change specials still says valid with filters up to $7.49

FWIW, the XP is still $11.99, and the Microgard is $4.99

Napa did not raise their Napa Gold prices smile

Re: Wix price increase @ O'Reilly [Re: Duffyjr] #4714952
04/03/18 09:35 AM
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That's why I buy the Gold from Napa, these chain stores (Napa are mostly independent owned) are a real clip job.


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Re: Wix price increase @ O'Reilly [Re: Duffyjr] #4714992
04/03/18 10:11 AM
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Auto store prices rising are why I went with the Ultra on my 5.3L. Autozone wants $6.99 for an AC ecore, O'Reillys $5.29 for the AC classic but it looks to be a champ made, $4.99 for the Wix Microguard. $8.97 for the Ultra at Walmart. I like it better for a few extra bucks.


2005 Grand Prix GXP 5.3L Supertech Syn Dexos 5w30 Fram Ultra 3506
1986 Dodge Lancer 2.2L Turbo, Chevron Supreme 10w30 Fram Ultra 3614
Re: Wix price increase @ O'Reilly [Re: Duffyjr] #4715022
04/03/18 10:40 AM
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Auto pars stores are high priced


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2018 Ford F350 6.2
Re: Wix price increase @ O'Reilly [Re: Duffyjr] #4715036
04/03/18 10:55 AM
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Michigan, USA
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http://www.discountfleetsupply.com/filters.html sells Wix filters at very reasonable pricing.


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2015 Jeep Cherokee 3.2L Latitude 4x4
Re: Wix price increase @ O'Reilly [Re: Bighorn2500] #4715115
04/03/18 12:03 PM
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Originally Posted By: Bighorn2500
http://www.discountfleetsupply.com/filters.html sells Wix filters at very reasonable pricing.

Oddly, some of the more popular filters (ex 51372, 51515, 51516, 51348) are only available in cases and not singles. Do I NEED 12 filters for one car all at the same time?

fleetfilter.com has good pricing and can get individual quantities.


The act of preventative maintenance, in and of itself, is FAR MORE important than brand/grade/base choices among lubes and filters.
- under maintaining something is akin to abuse/neglect; that can kill equipment by shortening the lifespan
- over maintaining something has never been proven to be anything but a waste of time and money
Re: Wix price increase @ O'Reilly [Re: dnewton3] #4715189
04/03/18 01:19 PM
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Nebraska
Duffyjr Online content OP
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Just checked my Napa and the Gold's are on sale for $5.94 not the best but will do for this change.


89 GMC Sierra T5 10w30/Wix
08 Lucerne CX NAPA Blend 5w30/Napa Gold
02 DeVille VWB bulk/CQ Blue
18 Toro Super Recycler T5 10w30
Re: Wix price increase @ O'Reilly [Re: Duffyjr] #4715221
04/03/18 02:13 PM
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1/2 hr N.E. of Detroit
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Originally Posted By: Duffyjr
Need to pickup a 51036 so I went online to make sure they have them in stock and seen they are now $8.99, looks like it's back to Napa for me. Last one I bought 6 months ago was $6.49, that's quite the price increase.


If you keep your vehicles five years or more, you should be buying a minimum 3 - 4 at a time, from either fleetfilter or rockauto.
My last purchase at rockauto was...
2 - Premium Guards (good reviews for a 1.76 filter)
1 - K&N (highest flow rate)
2 - Fram Ultras (I regret buying those)....... startup rattle and reduced oil pressure gauge readings at standing idle.


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Re: Wix price increase @ O'Reilly [Re: Duffyjr] #4715226
04/03/18 02:20 PM
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Virginia
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I was wondering when this topic would come up. I noticed this about two months ago. My 57356 oil filter went from $7.49 to $8.99. I was not impressed by that at all. So I am getting my filter from Federated Auto for $5 everyday price.


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Re: Wix price increase @ O'Reilly [Re: bbhero] #4715258
04/03/18 02:42 PM
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Originally Posted By: bbhero
I was wondering when this topic would come up. I noticed this about two months ago. My 57356 oil filter went from $7.49 to $8.99. I was not impressed by that at all. So I am getting my filter from Federated Auto for $5 everyday price.


Better than the original price of the Wix at O'Reilly, hard to beat that deal. Federated reminds me of Napa in that many of their parts are quality. They even stock Duragloss Detailing products and anything they don't have can be ordered and delivered the same day if done early enough.

Re: Wix price increase @ O'Reilly [Re: Duffyjr] #4715343
04/03/18 04:15 PM
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I researched this a number of weeks ago.Their old school spin ons are all priced at $8.99 (the common old numbers),the heavy duty and cartridge filters are priced as per normal.So,its a profit grab from the popular numbers but not to effect commercial/HD numbers.Looks like a way to increase GP numbers and overall bottom line.Price their bulbs lately too??

Re: Wix price increase @ O'Reilly [Re: Duffyjr] #4715357
04/03/18 04:34 PM
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MA, Mittelfranken.de
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Originally Posted By: Duffyjr
Just checked my Napa and the Gold's are on sale for $5.94 not the best but will do for this change.


Its as good as any other, its a good solid filter.


ASE L1, Master. Deutsch Meisterbrief.
Re: Wix price increase @ O'Reilly [Re: Duffyjr] #4715368
04/03/18 04:57 PM
04/03/18 04:57 PM
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Wet side WA
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Yes that's why I stopped buying from O'Really's you can get a better more efficient filter at Walmart.


2004 Corolla 125425
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: Wix price increase @ O'Reilly [Re: Duffyjr] #4715378
04/03/18 05:14 PM
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Wix have been 8.99 at my local O'reilly for as long as I've used them. Worth the money.


'99 Cavalier 5w 30 SuperTech conventional
'11 Impala 5w 30 Magnatec full synthetic
'12 Colorado 5w 30 Magnatec full synthetic
*regular Wix oil filters for all
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