Recent Topics
Napa 15w40 cj-4 napa brand? Good for cat Mack and
by mountainmover
Yesterday at 11:51 PM
Swifty gas station has just got a facelift?
by Vern_in_IL
Yesterday at 11:37 PM
2003 Ford F53 - High pressure power steering line.
by mrsilv04
Yesterday at 11:17 PM
Fuel Filter recommendations
by THE_TROTS
Yesterday at 10:10 PM
Heck Of A Race @Pocono
by Warstud
Yesterday at 09:36 PM
Struts 2002 Civic Si
by Yup
Yesterday at 09:21 PM
education trust
by zrxkawboy
Yesterday at 08:51 PM
so inspiring
by Bigdaddyeasy
Yesterday at 08:32 PM
Dirt Bike Surfing..
by Warstud
Yesterday at 07:36 PM
OCI interval for VW MK4 Jetta 1.8T
by LX289
Yesterday at 07:24 PM
and today the ac quitfl/c
by ram_man
Yesterday at 07:23 PM
Chevron Techron Fuel System Cleaner $3.49 @ NAPA
by NASTI
Yesterday at 07:13 PM
Newest Members
jirfyu, Donskjr, mccantsjr, kocoman, jjack335i
54912 Registered Users
Who's Online
34 registered (bbhero, Branson304, buck91, Bandito440, Bigdaddyeasy, 4 invisible), 643 Guests and 105 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
54912 Members
66 Forums
235319 Topics
3785979 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 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: 4465
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
_________________________
You can't fix Stupid, but you can occasionally head it off before it hurts something. --Stephen Adams

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: 14556
Loc: Michigan
Originally Posted By: KD0AXS
I'll happily buy a few cases of "expired" PYB on clearance!


+1
_________________________
“The Only Thing Necessary for the Triumph of Evil is that Good Men Do Nothing.”

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: 3909
Loc: Montana, 100km from Canada
Ahhh, those marketing departments.....
_________________________
Stop nit picking for crying out loud.


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: 10935
Loc: OH
Thanks SOPUS!
More potential for clearance oil.
_________________________
12 Accord LX 36K PP 0W-20
09 Forester 67K PU 5W-30
02 Accord 144K GOil 5W-30
01 Focus ZX3 101K Meijer Syn 5W-20
95 BMW 318iC 150K Defy 10W-40

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: 2462
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
2011 Chevy Equinox LT - Driveworks filter

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: 2260
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][Baldwin B2-HPG]

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: 599
Loc: MEMPHIS, TN
Time for some sales on ultra and platinum at the local Wally World!
_________________________
'10 Fusion Hybrid: 5w20 PUP/FU
'15 Civic Si: 0W20 HGMO
'13 Fusion Hybrid: 5w20 PUP/MC
'14 Odyssey: 0w20 HGMO/FU
'93 Civic: 5W30 M1/TG
'89 CRX: 5W30 M1/FU

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: 13612
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