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cheapmonkee

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Message Posted: Jul 19, 2012 5:35:21 PM

Cowabunga dude, it's made from cow fat! I just did an oil change with G-Oil 5w30 so far so good, been about 650 miles on it. I hope others here have been using it and will post their experience. I got the 5 quart jug for $26 @ Walmart and am waiting on a rebate.

Check HERE for current REBATE

It appears this company always has a rebate going on and I just purchased another 5 quart jug for my next oil change. FAR is a darn good deal and synthetic is great for the engine!
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cheapmonkee
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 7:24:39 PM

Another rebate campaign, G-OIL GREEN FRIDAY

Purchase 5 quarts of 5w-30 G-Oil at Walmart between 11/23-11/30 and mail by December 30 and receive a $26 rebate. FREE OIL
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cheapmonkee
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Message Posted: Nov 17, 2012 2:30:33 PM

I changed my G-Oil today after about 5 months and 3,385 miles. I read that Mobil suggests when switching to synthetic to run a couple short OCI before going to extended intervals. The oil looked dark but great shape. Looking forward to more FAR deals. I now have two more jugs in waiting.
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CactusBobs
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Message Posted: Nov 4, 2012 2:54:37 PM

got my first $26 rebate today , long wait but i got it

coupon for half off rebate , i will take them up on it

oil works fine , can see no change from the mobil 1 i was using
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cheapmonkee
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Message Posted: Nov 3, 2012 9:56:52 PM

Got my 3rd rebate today. So the first three 5 quart jugs of G-Oil cost less than $8 including materials and postage. One more $26 rebate to go. They are slow to process but good to their word.
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OceanArcher
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Message Posted: Oct 25, 2012 5:13:49 PM

I sure hope they got that stuff stabilized for the winter ...
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bluenvoy
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Message Posted: Oct 25, 2012 9:55:44 AM

I use synthetic.
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14smoke
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2012 6:27:34 PM

Not supposed to be doing advertising here on the board.
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cheapmonkee
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2012 1:46:13 PM

Cashed my second rebate check the other day. 2 more to receive.
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cheapmonkee
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2012 2:58:32 PM

New rebate campaign! Purchase @ Walmart by October 31 and mail by November 30 and get a rebate check of $26

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FREE AFTER REBATE

[Edited by: cheapmonkee at 10/3/2012 2:59:55 PM EST]
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cheapmonkee
Champion Author Portland

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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2012 11:33:48 PM

There are UOAs to check out over @ BITOG. Looks to be just fine for a 5k OCI. Someone with a Volvo went over 10k and had a UOA done showing very good results with low wear metals. If your car is still under warranty I guess I would be wary. The oil is in my car and my butt dyno says this is a good product.

VOLVO 850 Turbo G-Oil UOA
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jimmy544
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2012 8:56:08 PM

I am skeptical of this.There is very little information available here to go on. I would wanto know more about this befoe I used it in my car.
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cheapmonkee
Champion Author Portland

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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2012 7:53:46 PM

New rebate campaign! Purchase a 5 quart jug between August 15 and September 15 and receive a $20 rebate. $6 after rebate check.

Click below to print out your rebate form.

REBATE FORM
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cheapmonkee
Champion Author Portland

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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 4:00:57 AM

If you submitted a rebate, check HERE for a status report. I just checked and my latest submission has been received. FREE OIL :-)
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cheapmonkee
Champion Author Portland

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Message Posted: Aug 5, 2012 2:12:35 PM

I had to wait 3 months to receive my rebate check. Long wait.
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ricebike
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Message Posted: Aug 5, 2012 4:33:14 AM

i'm still waiting on my rebate before i crack it open and use it... they take a long time to give me my $ back!
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cheapmonkee
Champion Author Portland

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Message Posted: Aug 5, 2012 12:34:59 AM

With nanotechnology and pixie dust!

Seriously, do some poking around on the internet and you'll see it is a fine oil especially when you get the rebate :-)
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probedude2
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Message Posted: Aug 5, 2012 12:07:12 AM

Cow fat rules
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Lilly02
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2012 11:38:51 AM

I'll try it.
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cheapmonkee
Champion Author Portland

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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2012 10:54:42 AM

FREE OIL. More for me.
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bluenvoy
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2012 9:03:51 AM

Well, to each his or her own.
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cheapmonkee
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Message Posted: Aug 2, 2012 9:51:56 PM

OK! I received my $26 rebate. So, the oil cost me a postage stamp, a page printout, & an envelope. Not too shabby.

REBATE CHECK
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Titanic1985
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Message Posted: Jul 21, 2012 12:41:18 PM

Hello Houckster. You and I have provided a great deal of the dexos1 & dexos2 oil standard information mandated by General Motors for all vehicles to include gasoline and diesel. Your statement, "GM has made their certification program very expensive" is a sad testimony to corporate mandates and their desire for profits. Valvoline is a very good product, but they too operate on a profit/loss basis. In their case and others as well, they have to weigh the cost of certification against the amount of oil that will be used in General Motor's vehicles. These mandates, certifications, patents, license fees, etc. ultimately cost the consumer a great deal of money.

In this topic as well as others like it, manufacturers threaten the customer's warranty coverage as a way to achieve their goals. It really isn't fair, but. . . Thank you for the information :-) .
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cheapmonkee
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Message Posted: Jul 21, 2012 12:00:31 PM

At FAR, I'm trying it and liking it.
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probedude2
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Message Posted: Jul 21, 2012 12:57:34 AM

The idiots on Amazon like it, so it MUST be good!
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Houckster
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Message Posted: Jul 21, 2012 12:31:23 AM

I don't know that I'd hestitate using an oil if it meets the SN standard. It should be fine, especially if it also complies with the dexos 1 standard.
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franz1313
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Message Posted: Jul 20, 2012 5:28:08 PM

It seems to be holding up well according to UOAs on Bob is the Oil Guy. For the average car 5000-6000k OCIs will be acceptable, but I wouldnt recommend it for turbo or direct injection applications until more testing is done.
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14smoke
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Message Posted: Jul 20, 2012 3:21:49 PM

Good luck, but, with respect, I don't think I'll be going with it.
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cheapmonkee
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Message Posted: Jul 20, 2012 1:39:21 PM

I have never paid $26 for 5 quarts of motor oil but there is a rebate so it pencils out quite nicely. Also, I do not go past 5k OCI. Usually about 3.5k. And the user reviews on Amazon are favorable.

Amazon REVIEWS
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Houckster
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Message Posted: Jul 20, 2012 11:04:26 AM

It apparently does not meet the dexos standard which is NOT synonomous with API SN.

Maybe I should say it's not certified for dexos 1. GM has made their certification program very expensive. Valvoline, for example, has opted out though they say some of their oils meet the standard. Many worthy oil may never carry the dexos certification label.

[Edited by: Houckster at 7/20/2012 11:09:36 AM EST]
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bluenvoy
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Message Posted: Jul 20, 2012 9:16:00 AM

To each his or her own I guess.
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Audioquest
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Message Posted: Jul 20, 2012 8:34:06 AM

Supposedly meets all the specifications for a SN, GF-5 oil.
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