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#3211218 - 12/09/13 12:36 PM Re: SOPUS adds Use By dates on cases [Re: ProfPS]
Oldmoparguy1 Offline


Registered: 01/21/05
Posts: 4980
Loc: Charlotte, NC
I don't see a problem using old oil, as long as it is sealed and properly stored. I have 12 year old oil that is used in a 19 year old minivan. After all, the van was designed to use 19 year old oil.
I still have M1 10w-30 sl rated, average purchase price of $2.89 qt.

Wayne
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#3211239 - 12/09/13 12:49 PM Re: SOPUS adds Use By dates on cases [Re: KD0AXS]
daves87rs Offline


Registered: 02/23/09
Posts: 15534
Loc: Michigan
Originally Posted By: KD0AXS
I'll happily buy a few cases of "expired" PYB on clearance!


+1
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#3211273 - 12/09/13 01:13 PM Re: SOPUS adds Use By dates on cases [Re: ProfPS]
Kuato Offline


Registered: 10/23/05
Posts: 4962
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Ahhh, those marketing departments.....
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#3211513 - 12/09/13 05:20 PM Re: SOPUS adds Use By dates on cases [Re: ProfPS]
fdcg27 Offline


Registered: 09/25/09
Posts: 11828
Loc: OH
Thanks SOPUS!
More potential for clearance oil.
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#3211551 - 12/09/13 05:55 PM Re: SOPUS adds Use By dates on cases [Re: ProfPS]
hardcore302 Offline


Registered: 11/23/09
Posts: 2487
Loc: Suffolk County, NY
I would use expired oil. I would leave them upside down for a day or two before use..
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#3211555 - 12/09/13 06:00 PM Re: SOPUS adds Use By dates on cases [Re: ProfPS]
Texan4Life Offline


Registered: 01/28/10
Posts: 2264
Loc: Texas
I think it is a more of a move to get retailers to move/refresh inventory. We have all seen the super old, beat up stuff.
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#3211776 - 12/09/13 10:12 PM Re: SOPUS adds Use By dates on cases [Re: ProfPS]
CHARLIEBRONSON21 Offline


Registered: 08/28/13
Posts: 659
Loc: MEMPHIS, TN
Time for some sales on ultra and platinum at the local Wally World!
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#3211808 - 12/09/13 10:50 PM Re: SOPUS adds Use By dates on cases [Re: jrustles]
Garak Offline


Registered: 12/05/09
Posts: 18280
Loc: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Originally Posted By: jrustles
Probably to ensure formulations are used up by a regular window of time and to discourage holding onto it as a asset of sorts.

For sure, and it'll help stock rotation a lot better than some cryptic marking understood only by a few at the oil company.
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