Online sources for Euro oils?

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Do any of you Euro-car-driving BITOGers know of any reputable online sources for the following oils?: Elf Motul Fuchs Total Agip Pentosin Shell Helix Thanks in advance for any info.
 
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Yeah, I know of one and will PM you. Let's keep the outside sales links to a minimum until told otherwise. BitOG Sponsors should have first shot at these sales if they decide to carry the inventory or a established place should become a sponsor if they want a piece of the traffic. Overall, I think a link to this Euro-made discussion Forum will attract a lot of new users/members. Let's just give it a lil time to happen and for the adm to develop a policy on this. We have been doing it already w/GC, but it was a thorn to the adm. In fact, it was partly the reason the GC Forum was started to begin with!
 
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PS, an obvious exception would be something specific like: "I can't find a certain viscosity of a certian brand where I normally get it. Has anyone seen it and can they PM me?" For instance, the only place I have seen the two Mobil Clean 10w-40 oils is K-Mart. ...not exactly taking a bite out of BitOG, but a full-on online sales link might.
 
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PM me if you want to know where to purchase Pentosin 5w-40 synthetic. (Although I suspect most "in-the-know" VW/Audi owners already are familiar with this online vendor.)
 
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Yes, the true European oils are hard to find here. Politics and EPA issues probably play a role. Lubro-Moly Pentosin Chevron makes good oil. I used it in my TDI- the experts stated it wasn't a true synthetic but was a hydrocracked oil. Nevertheless, it performed perfectly for over 115k miles and it was a price advantage. However I am having trouble finding a 502 spec oil or the fully synthetic Chevron oil. I understand and correct me if I'm wrong, but Chevron is one of a few companies that make base stock for other companies.
 
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Originally posted by wavinwayne: AndyH, I suspect you are referring to a place with the letters moc.gninutsce, not necessarily in that order???
You got it!
 
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Originally posted by Tones: Stumbled across this site the other day. Prices are not so great: http://www.elfusa.com
You can do better. I got five litres of Excellium LDX 5W-40 for $35 plus shipping. The price they quote on Excellium 229.5 MUST be a misprint! That is $19.90 a litre...that sounds like European pricing. The other types aren't that expensive.
 
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Tones, It looks QUITE impressive and I am very much a fan of Elf oils (as well as Elvish oils [Wink] ); but I am trying to convince everyone that the color change in GC is no cause for alarm. I believe the new version will be as impressive as the old...Der König ist nicht noch tot. [Cheers!]
 
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Lot of good Euro oils out there. Elf and Castrol come to mind as giving the European market more high quality oils. I do think we have some of the best oils in the world made right here in the US though - Mobil 1, Amsoil, Redline, Specialty Formulations [Wink]
 
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Originally posted by buster: Lot of good Euro oils out there. Elf and Castrol come to mind as giving the European market more high quality oils. I do think we have some of the best oils in the world made right here in the US though - Mobil 1, Amsoil, Redline, Specialty Formulations [Wink]
buster, You are a fine patriot! [Patriot]
 
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