Walmart synthetic versus Mobil 1

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by StanWilhite, Jul 24, 2012.

  1. Charles

    Charles Moderator Staff Member
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    I think WM brand looks thinner than Mobile 1. Barely visible on the dip stick. Easy to drip off the dip stick..
    Last edited: Aug 2, 2012
  2. cgaengineer

    cgaengineer LawnSite Fanatic
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    Very scientific Charles! ;) Charles the oil guy.
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  3. Charles

    Charles Moderator Staff Member
    Messages: 8,945

    Works for me:waving: I would rather pay a little extra for M-1
  4. JasonH

    JasonH LawnSite Member
    Messages: 23

    Mobile, Cheron,or shell cant go wrong
  5. soloscaperman

    soloscaperman LawnSite Gold Member
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    I agree with Charles that its thinner or watery. have you notice all the walmart oil is leaking oil I can feel it when grabbing the quart of oil. My truck leaks a quart of oil every two weeks because of my cooler lines leaking, if I use walmart oil versus Mobil I need to fill it almost like week! Walmart oil seems to be thinner and no consistency.

    A walmart worker 5 years ago scan one of the bottles and I think the scanner said that walmart was made from Exxon.
  6. Hawkshot99

    Hawkshot99 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    You do know that Mobil and Exxon are the same company. They use the different brands in different regions, but same company.

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