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Now that I will need 0w-20 I was wondering if anyone knows of any good websites to order oil, filters, and crush washers in bulk?
 

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Now that I will need 0w-20 I was wondering if anyone knows of any good websites to order oil, filters, and crush washers in bulk?
if you're looking for synthetics oil, walmart carry mobil1 0W20 for very competitive price....
 

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0w20 is synthetic by default, it is not a conventional grade.

Oil is not typically cost effective to buy online.

However, many options exist for 0w20 oil, check your local WalMart and auto parts stores for sales.

For Subaru oil filters, there are many online vendors. There is a stickied list on this forum, see who has the best price.
 

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Walmart, Autozone, Advance, any auto parts store, etc., anywhere oil filters are sold. 0w-20 is the same oil regardless of where its sold. Same with oil filters.
 

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Walmart, Autozone, Advance, any auto parts store, etc., anywhere oil filters are sold. 0w-20 is the same oil regardless of where its sold. Same with oil filters.
This statement is complete, total, and utter rubbish.

API rated 0w20 will have to meet common specs, but different oil have different additive packages and properties.

Not all oil filters are made the same way either, differences in media material, bypass settings, amount of media, overall construction, etc.

So, in other words, WRONG.
 

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Not all 0-20W oil is synthetic there are many that are synthetic blends such as Motorcraft.

If you really want the low down on 0-20W oil Bobistheoilguy.com will give you more information than you will ever wnat to know about oil.

I am off to see the stickies for the vendors that carry the filters to see what price they show for oil filters...
 

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I use Mobil 1, available everywhere. Instead of aluminum sealing washers, I use stat-o-seals from McMaster Carr, pn 93783A035. These are reusable and seal absolutely. I will be switching to Honda oil filters next change, probably Nippondenso brand.
 

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This statement is complete, total, and utter rubbish.

API rated 0w20 will have to meet common specs, but different oil have different additive packages and properties.

Not all oil filters are made the same way either, differences in media material, bypass settings, amount of media, overall construction, etc.

So, in other words, WRONG.
Actually your statement is rubish. ANY 0w-20 oil is satisfactory in ANY car calling for 0w-20 and meets the specs set forth in the owners manual, that is a fact. Further it makes NO differace where the oil is purchased. Walmart, Kmart or whatever.

So you're wrong my friend.
 

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ANY 0w-20 oil is satisfactory in ANY car calling for 0w-20 and
meets the specs set forth in the owners manual, that is a fact.
Dead wrong. "0w20" is just one of many, MANY attributes
required by the oil specs set forth in the owners manual.

...ANY object labeled "apple" is satisfactory to eat,

Looby
 

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I won't get into the Oil debate, as I don't know enough to add meaningful information. Personally I stick to Mobil 1 and get it where it's cheapest.

As far as filters go, I have read quite a few articles and some long threads delving into the matter. In the end, filters are not all the same. Some aftermarket filters use inferior media, others use superior media. There are also different valve pressures and other nominal factors.

In the end, I have come to this conclusion. Subaru OEM filters will ALWAYS meet Subaru OEM Specifications. They cost as much, if not cheaper, than most aftermarket options. Considering there is no cost difference, why bother trying to find an aftermarket that might meet all of Subarus specs, when you can have the real deal at a effective price.

I have ordered from SPW and Fred Beans Auto Parts and had luck with both. Most will include the crush washer with the filter. Again, I'm buying the same product regardless of vendor, so I go where prices are lowest.
 

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Woah....Looby and I agree on something.
 

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...I've been getting mine from subaruonlineparts.com...buy a batch of 6 at a time. As for the oil debate...for me ignorance is bliss...I just put in the recomended grade synthetic.
 

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Before my OB I owned an Altima Hybrid that required 0W-20. It was hard to find that particular weight back in 2007 so I ended up ordering on-line from oil-store.com. Back then it was about $6.00 a quart including shipping. I checked what they get today and it has gone up quite a bit. $8.33 quart if you order 6 quarts but only $7.61 a quart if you order 12 quarts - the more you order the more you save on shipping. They sell Penzoil Platinum Synthetic. The price I calculated was with shipping to MA so I'm not sure if shipping will be different to other locations. Another benefit is no tax - at least in MA.

EDIT - Just noticed that the local Walmart has 5 quart jug of Penzoil 0W-20 for $25 so why look any place else?
 
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