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Title: Quicksilver 2 Stroke Oil
Post by: Gazzetta on June 17, 2009, 11:17:16 CET
Hi Guys,

I need to buy Quicksilver for my 2 stroke outboard and I'm finding different prizes in different outlets . . . anyone got the best price from any shop ??

Thanks
Chris  8)


Title: Re: Quicksilver 2 Stroke Oil
Post by: polidmar on June 17, 2009, 11:21:15 CET
I have a Mariner 75 and instead of the expensive quicksilver oil I use Shell Nautilus TC-W3 which I buy in a 50L can at a much lesser price.  Needless to say its equally good!  You can buy it from Shell Offices in B'Bugia.


Title: Re: Quicksilver 2 Stroke Oil
Post by: skip on June 17, 2009, 11:32:59 CET
Buying in bulk is always a better idea, thanks for the info Polidmar about the Nautilus. Note that if you have a direct injection engine std TC-W3 is not considered sufficient......DI engines need a special blend or so the manufacturers say.


Title: Re: Quicksilver 2 Stroke Oil
Post by: mellieha on June 17, 2009, 14:09:20 CET
Guys I work in the automotive and tool industry.  Tell me what grades of oil you require and I will try to give you some prices from suppliers.

Mellieha


Title: Re: Quicksilver 2 Stroke Oil
Post by: LapsiBoy on June 17, 2009, 14:25:38 CET
Extra virgin :P


Title: Re: Quicksilver 2 Stroke Oil
Post by: mellieha on June 17, 2009, 14:34:47 CET
Apat from the jokes lapsi. 

I am 100 certain that quicksilver 2 stroke outboard oil and castrol have the same technical specifications and mixes.

There might be other brands with the sae issue.

Kindly remember that quicksilver are neither oil extractors neither oil refinors i.e they buy ready made oil.


Title: Re: Quicksilver 2 Stroke Oil
Post by: The_Gaffer on June 17, 2009, 15:28:23 CET
Mellieha: my steyr engine uses fully synthetic sae 10-60 acea B4. I buy castrol edge competition oil which has the right specification according to manufacturers guidlines. Engine takes 13lts. What's the best price you could get me please?


Title: Re: Quicksilver 2 Stroke Oil
Post by: fish-noob on June 17, 2009, 15:49:37 CET
as far as machines go, in the manual they usually list u number of replacement oils coresponding by brand, dunno if engines have that


Title: Re: Quicksilver 2 Stroke Oil
Post by: mellieha on June 17, 2009, 16:27:54 CET
Most engines have than fish-noob.  But the important is the specifications of the oil like The_Gaffer poster.

The_Gaffer,  I will wait for maybe some others to post and will bargain for better prices considering that I have also my stock to replenish.


Title: Re: Quicksilver 2 Stroke Oil
Post by: Gazzetta on June 17, 2009, 16:37:23 CET
It seems the topic when a bit out of route . . . any idea from where I can get Quicksilver at the best prices ??

Thanks
Chris


Title: Re: Quicksilver 2 Stroke Oil
Post by: mellieha on June 17, 2009, 16:57:31 CET
Gazzetta,

I deviated from the topic so I feel obliged to answer your concerns.

The different prices for quick silver are due to various reasons.  I will list them for everyone's knowledge.

The retail price increased by about 1/5 from last season.
The importer is obliging retailers to predict their seasonal demand and purchase the whole lot together.  This in turn leaves it open for the retailer to increase the recomended retail according to the amount of investment he has.  Many are calculating the price of money in their prices.
Another issue is the fact of th 1 ltr, 5 ltr or 25ltr.  These all carry a different cost per litre.

Regarding where to buy from I cannot help you, but hope that this explanation helps you in some way.

Mellieha


Title: Re: Quicksilver 2 Stroke Oil
Post by: Gazzetta on June 17, 2009, 17:20:33 CET
Looks like more than an accounts/economics lesson . . . no offence hehe Got both of them and still studying so got your point

I just opened the topic maybe some users of quicksilver did some research on the prices of the product from different shops.

Chris  8)


Title: Re: Quicksilver 2 Stroke Oil
Post by: busumark on June 17, 2009, 17:29:31 CET
i buy quicksilver from bernard of mariner. i buy the 4 ltr. last year it was 30 euros this year i dont know


Title: Re: Quicksilver 2 Stroke Oil
Post by: Gazzetta on June 17, 2009, 18:16:09 CET
10x busu

Chris  8)


Title: Re: Quicksilver 2 Stroke Oil
Post by: mellieha on June 23, 2009, 15:36:29 CET
Hi The_Gaffer,

Sorry for answering late but I had some problems with internet connections.

The Oil you mentioned retains at Euro 11.35.  They come in 1 ltr containers.  13 ltr *11.35 =147.55 - 10%  = 132.79

Hope this information is useful to you

In Thanking You

Adrian


Title: Re: Quicksilver 2 Stroke Oil
Post by: suffrun on June 24, 2009, 05:34:35 CET
last year I bought a 1l can for 8? from nicks petrol station at st paul's bay, will check today if the price went up.


Title: Re: Quicksilver 2 Stroke Oil
Post by: Arti2 on September 04, 2009, 10:42:20 CET
i buy quicksilver from bernard of mariner. i buy the 4 ltr. last year it was 30 euros this year i dont know

Bought the 4 ltr. today from Bernard ?30. The 10 ltr. is more worth it if you share with someone else. Its ?70.


Title: Re: Quicksilver 2 Stroke Oil
Post by: galeacw on September 04, 2009, 15:07:17 CET
bought 2 stroke shell oil from white sails its cheaper than from other shops