Recent Topics
GM 4200 knocking noise
by i6pwr
11 minutes 17 seconds ago
Last Corvettes recovered...
by mattwithcats
19 minutes 54 seconds ago
09 Flex - how to put in Techron
by Barkleymut
37 minutes 33 seconds ago
Restrictive Wix air filter
by Chris142
57 minutes 8 seconds ago
5W30 VS 10W30 above freezing temps
by westwind999
Today at 10:31 PM
ARCHOIL
by domer10
Today at 10:08 PM
New toy for the garage: needs a full service.
by JD4440
Today at 10:05 PM
Shaking/vibrating air filter housing area
by Rolomoto
Today at 09:58 PM
Used the Craftsman warranty today.
by Stag
Today at 09:42 PM
Selling aluminum cans
by Barkleymut
Today at 09:36 PM
newer tire in the back arguement
by 08sienna
Today at 09:24 PM
'98 Toyota Avalon - Glove Box blub fitment problem
by mercuryblues
Today at 08:44 PM
Newest Members
Delta, bnd, hammere30, SpartanSoul, jriordanzoom
49642 Registered Users
Who's Online
80 registered (Bandito440, andrewg, Benoit, 2012AccentSE, 5sfe91, 147_Grain, 6 invisible), 1200 Guests and 206 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
49642 Members
64 Forums
212192 Topics
3325856 Posts

Max Online: 2605 @ 04/19/14 12:41 PM
Donate to BITOG

Page 2 of 2 < 1 2
Topic Options
#3211218 - 12/09/13 12:36 PM Re: SOPUS adds Use By dates on cases [Re: ProfPS]
Oldmoparguy1 Offline


Registered: 01/21/05
Posts: 3869
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
_________________________
G-05, if you do a 100% flush and replacement, is really closer to a universal coolant. Wilhelm_D

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


Registered: 02/23/09
Posts: 12935
Loc: Michigan
Originally Posted By: KD0AXS
I'll happily buy a few cases of "expired" PYB on clearance!


+1
_________________________
“Life is like photography. You need the negatives to develop.”

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


Registered: 10/23/05
Posts: 2388
Loc: Southern Canada
Ahhh, those marketing departments.....
_________________________
04 Jeep Wrangler 2.4 MT 182k
13 F150 4x4, 5.0, 13k

both on Amsoil

Top
#3211513 - 12/09/13 05:20 PM Re: SOPUS adds Use By dates on cases [Re: ProfPS]
fdcg27 Offline


Registered: 09/25/09
Posts: 8100
Loc: OH
Thanks SOPUS!
More potential for clearance oil.
_________________________
12 Accord LX 15K HGMO 0W-20
09 Forester 64K PU 5W-30
02 Accord 127K G-Oil 5W-30
01 Focus ZX3 94K GTX 5W-20
95 BMW 318iC 143K Maxlife 10W40

Top
#3211551 - 12/09/13 05:55 PM Re: SOPUS adds Use By dates on cases [Re: ProfPS]
hardcore302 Offline


Registered: 11/23/09
Posts: 2392
Loc: Suffolk County, NY
I would use expired oil. I would leave them upside down for a day or two before use..
_________________________
2007 Ford Mustang GT - FL-820S filter
2008 Saturn Vue XR - STP filter
I'm a big synthetic blend advocate.

Top
#3211555 - 12/09/13 06:00 PM Re: SOPUS adds Use By dates on cases [Re: ProfPS]
Texan4Life Offline


Registered: 01/28/10
Posts: 2009
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.
_________________________
2005 Dodge Ram 1500, 5.7L
[Current Fill: PP 0w-20][Fram Ultra]

Top
#3211776 - 12/09/13 10:12 PM Re: SOPUS adds Use By dates on cases [Re: ProfPS]
CHARLIEBRONSON21 Offline


Registered: 08/28/13
Posts: 350
Loc: MEMPHIS, TN
Time for some sales on ultra and platinum at the local Wally World!
_________________________
2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid: 5w20 Royal Purple/ P1
2004 Chrysler Pacifica: 10W30 Peak/ Fram TG

Top
#3211808 - 12/09/13 10:50 PM Re: SOPUS adds Use By dates on cases [Re: jrustles]
Garak Offline


Registered: 12/05/09
Posts: 9811
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.
_________________________
Plain, simple Garak.

2008 Infiniti G37 coupe - Mobil Delvac 1 ESP 5w-40, Wix 51358
1984 F-150 4.9L six - Quaker State GB 10w-30, Wix 51515

Top
Page 2 of 2 < 1 2