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Mobil 1 0W40

Discussion in 'DIY (Do-It-Yourself)' started by 06red330i, Jan 5, 2014.

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    06red330i

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    If you do your own oil changes and use Mobil 1 0w40 euro blend, Walmart should be your store to purchase from. They sell the 5 qt container for $25.17. Do the math that's $5.035 per qt. Single qts there are $7.74, still a good price. So 1 5qt and 2 single qt are only $40.65, not to bad.
    Robert Weston
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    charlson89

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    Thanks for the info!
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    steven s

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    Oil is the only thing I buy at Walmart.
    Never noticed Euro Blend on the label.

    Always be sure it's full synthetic and not a blend.
    Don't think Mobil 1 has a blend anyway.

    Reminds me, I need to pickup straight 40w for one of my cars.
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    06red330i

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    I guess "blend" is not the correct word, I should have said "euro formula"
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    steven s

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    What I meant by blend is that some oils are part synthetic and part conventional.
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    ssstraub

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    Yep. Sadly I was buying 7 single quarts for years before I discovered that some (and only some) Walmart stores carry the 5 qt jug. Overspent by $20 for years! :D
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    Ken.S.330

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    FYI, Costco has $10 off Mobil 1, 1/30/14 through 2/23/14. It says limit 3 then 6/1 qt. I assume that it is a case of 6, 1 quart bottles. Just looking at the add that was mailed to the house so I don't have any more specifics.
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    floydarogers

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    AFAIK, Costco does not carry M1 0W-40, only 5W-30 and 10W-30. Too bad; although they're probably ok if you change every 5K-7.5K miles.
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    Satch SoSoCalifortified

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    Now that Red Line makes 10-60, if it don't say Red Line on the label, it ain't goin' in my car...
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    wretched

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    Since BMW switched oils I figure this is the perfect time for to switch also. I have bought my oil from the dealer ever since.. ever. As I understand it the 5w30 Mobile one is not LL-01 but the 0w40 is. Or is it LL-04? Thoughts on this?
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    BMW switched to Shell's GTL (Gas-to-liquids) product. It's top notch oil with low volatility and very inexpensive compared to what's available via retail.

    M1 0w40 is LL01.
    M1 ESP (I can't remember weight) is LL04

    Any LL01 (assuming that's your spec) should work fine. M1 0w40 is a premier product judging by the OE Certs it carries.
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    Does anyone know of a LL01 5w30 that is commonly available in retail stores?
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