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EOFY oil sales in Australia (GTX $10 for 5L) #4776825
06/04/18 02:33 AM
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Down Under
SR5 Offline OP
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At Repco in Australia, 31 May to 10 June.

Castrol Magnatec 10W40 semi-synthetic (API SN and ACEA A3/B4)
Half Price, $24 for 5L

Castrol Magnatec 10W30 semi-synthetic (API SN and ACEA A3/B4)
$32 for 5L, (save $22)

Castrol Magnatec 5W30 full-synthetic (API SN and ACEA A3/B4)
$35 for 5L, (save $27)

At Autobarn over the same period

Castrol GTX High Mileage 15W50 mineral (API SN)
70% Off, $10 for 5L

Valvoline Engine Armour 5W30 semi-synthetic (API SN and ILSAC GF-5)
55% Off, $20 for 5L

Mobil Super 1000 15W40 mineral (API SN and ACEA A3/B3)
Half Price, $19 for 5L.


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Castrol GTX Ultraclean 15W40 A3/B3 + Wesfil-Cooper Z154
Re: EOFY oil sales in Australia (GTX $10 for 5L) [Re: SR5] #4776864
06/04/18 04:38 AM
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Wow! $10 for any blend is a steal. Even for mineral , that's a great price.


18 Sportage 2.4L AWD:
Now: M1AP 5/20 + M1
Next: VME 5/30

13 Santa Fe Sport 2.0T:
Now: PPEuroL 5/30 + OEM
Next: same
Re: EOFY oil sales in Australia (GTX $10 for 5L) [Re: SR5] #4776943
06/04/18 07:05 AM
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Indiana
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So many A3/B4's..

I wonder how their formulation compares to the US version.


03 Jeep WJ 4.0 202k Edge 10w40 HM Fram XG16
02 Volvo S60 2.4T 186k M1 0w40 Mahle OX149D
97 Chevy Blazer 4.3 153k Synpower 5w30 Supertech ST3980 (Ecore)

Re: EOFY oil sales in Australia (GTX $10 for 5L) [Re: SR5] #4778737
06/06/18 01:23 AM
06/06/18 01:23 AM
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Thanks SR5.

The local autobarn was out of the $10 GTX (gee, I wonder why?) so I did a ring around and Dandenong had some remaining. Not wanting to drive that far I dropped into SCA and asked for a price match which they not only matched but beat the price by 5%.

I don't think I have ever purchased oil this cheap and probably should have bought 2 but I didn't want to be greedy. It's a shame that filters are so expensive there though.

Re: EOFY oil sales in Australia (GTX $10 for 5L) [Re: Pterostylis] #4778741
06/06/18 01:43 AM
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Originally Posted By: Pterostylis
Thanks SR5.

The local autobarn was out of the $10 GTX (gee, I wonder why?) so I did a ring around and Dandenong had some remaining. Not wanting to drive that far I dropped into SCA and asked for a price match which they not only matched but beat the price by 5%.

I don't think I have ever purchased oil this cheap and probably should have bought 2 but I didn't want to be greedy. It's a shame that filters are so expensive there though.


Wow...SCA beat it by 5%....that is the best price ever !!


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Castrol GTX Ultraclean 15W40 A3/B3 + Wesfil-Cooper Z154
Re: EOFY oil sales in Australia (GTX $10 for 5L) [Re: SR5] #4779827
06/07/18 05:53 AM
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Supercheap Auto, 6June to 17 June
Castrol Edge 10W30 full synthetic (API SN/CF and ACEA A5/B5)
Half Price $30 for 5L


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Re: EOFY oil sales in Australia (GTX $10 for 5L) [Re: SR5] #4779897
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South OZ
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Good price on that Edge. Cheap for a full syn but I'm currently a sub 20 dollar oil man these days lol. That GTX is cheap but I wish they could go below the $20 bracket with more 5W/10W-30!


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: EOFY oil sales in Australia (GTX $10 for 5L) [Re: SR5] #4780363
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Yeah very good price on the Edge 10W30, it is a great oil for a lot of cars in Oz.


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Re: EOFY oil sales in Australia (GTX $10 for 5L) [Re: SR5] #4781017
06/08/18 07:25 AM
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South OZ
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Originally Posted By: SR5
Yeah very good price on the Edge 10W30, it is a great oil for a lot of cars in Oz.


The valvoline engine armour 5W30 at $20 is also good price on semi syn 30 grade! I've only seen Nulon's fast flow or whatever the heck it's called 5W30 go for sub $20 in 30 grade. Oh and of course that magnatec I managed to get for $17 per 5L recently. Can't remember how the [censored] I got it at that price but I got two of the 10W30! I really need to not buy oil for another 3-5 years...


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: EOFY oil sales in Australia (GTX $10 for 5L) [Re: KL31] #4781869
06/09/18 01:32 AM
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Originally Posted By: KL31
... that magnatec I managed to get for $17 per 5L...... I got two of the 10W30! I really need to not buy oil for another 3-5 years...


I like that Magnatec 10W30 semi-synthetic, it's a good oil and that was a great price.

Yeah I don't need anymore oil, but I find the Edge 10W30 A5/B5 very tempting. It has a KV100 of 10.47 cSt, and a HTHS of 3.2 cP, which is a lot of HTHS for the kinematic viscosity, which means a low polymer VII load - so shear stable and low Noack volatility.

For comparison, regular Mobil1 5W30 has a KV100 of 11.0 cSt and a HTHS of 3.1 cP.


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