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New easy pour design #4451475
07/06/17 03:02 PM
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Nebraska
Duffyjr Offline OP
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Ran across this at the O'Reilly rebate center page looking for the Valvoline $10 off rebate.

http://images.oreillyauto.com/uploads/pd...08.31.17red.pdf


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Re: New easy pour design [Re: Duffyjr] #4451520
07/06/17 03:45 PM
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Euro lubricant companies (LiquiMoly, Motul, Pentosin) have had a better version of it for sometime now. Literally no need for a funnel and the spout is contractable... Albeit hard to find stuff generally though. Good to see a more available product with better pouring solutions.



Last edited by Flying_A; 07/06/17 03:59 PM.

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2017 Audi A3 etron: Motul X-clean FE 5W30/300V Sprint 0W15
Re: New easy pour design [Re: Duffyjr] #4451528
07/06/17 04:00 PM
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I wonder how many pages on this thread the "new spigot" will justify? Will it be as many as the Pennzoil label changes.....

Last edited by CKN; 07/06/17 04:00 PM.
Re: New easy pour design [Re: Flying_A] #4451546
07/06/17 04:25 PM
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Originally Posted By: Flying_A
Euro lubricant companies (LiquiMoly, Motul, Pentosin) have had a better version of it for sometime now. Literally no need for a funnel and the spout is contractable... Albeit hard to find stuff generally though. Good to see a more available product with better pouring solutions.




Those are great bottles! First time I used them on the Expedition I was like "wow!" thumbsup


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Re: New easy pour design [Re: Duffyjr] #4451562
07/06/17 04:42 PM
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Kalifornia Kollective
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Yeah, Motul has had that pull-out spout for many years now. Glad to see that some others are getting on the band wagon smile


Formerly in marine engineering. In an earlier life I owned my own petroleum tank truck, and hauled for the majors and independent's.
Re: New easy pour design [Re: Duffyjr] #4451684
07/06/17 07:03 PM
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Reminds me of the Delvac funnel built into the jug.

Re: New easy pour design [Re: Duffyjr] #4497089
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Re: New easy pour design [Re: Duffyjr] #4497303
08/24/17 07:22 PM
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Katy, Republic of Texas
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I am happier about the sealed top vs the "easy pour" design. I have no issues with current jugs and a funnel.
Will still need a funnel even with this new jug due to distance of the pour in some engines..


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2010 Santa Fe: PP 0w-20/P1/8k
2007 Vue: VSP 5w-30/EcoGard/OLM
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Re: New easy pour design [Re: Duffyjr] #4497479
08/25/17 05:04 AM
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Tilt it sideways and every jug is an easy pour.


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Re: New easy pour design [Re: Duffyjr] #4497490
08/25/17 05:25 AM
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Toronto Canada
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How to pour oil.

Re: New easy pour design [Re: WobblyElvis] #4497519
08/25/17 06:36 AM
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Katy, Republic of Texas
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Originally Posted By: WobblyElvis
How to pour oil.


What is the saying, common sense ain't that common anymore.

My some at age 8 figured out the first time I let him add oil to the engine how to pour oil. First one he did "wrong". He asked why did it make such a mess. I asked him why did he think. He looked at the bottle, saw the little picture on it (yes, there is a picture on the bottle on how to pour the oil), and figured out the air issue.


2012 xB: QSUD 0w-20/CQ Blue/5k
2010 Santa Fe: PP 0w-20/P1/8k
2007 Vue: VSP 5w-30/EcoGard/OLM
2004 F150: GTX HM 5w-20/TG2/4k
2002 F150: GTX HM 5w-20/EcoGard/1yr
1994 VT1100c: Peak 15w-40/PSL/5k



Re: New easy pour design [Re: Duffyjr] #4497656
08/25/17 09:33 AM
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I've had more problems with oil filler locations on certain engines than the oil bottles themselves.

The filler on my mom's 2011 Fit for example is practically under the cowl, and has a plastic screen about an inch below the opening so any funnel won't sit inside the fill hole. Worst design ever. The filler on my friend's Tacoma sits at an angle, so funnels can fall out.

I've also seen quite a few newer lawn tractors where plastic shrouds are directly in the way of the fill hole.


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Re: New easy pour design [Re: Duffyjr] #4497727
08/25/17 11:19 AM
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I bought a Toyota-specific funnel to enable spill-free filling of my parent's van - there's a PCV baffle under the fill cap. It won't work on certain models *cough*Prius*cough* due to component location.

My concern is how well will the cap keep oil from spilling out - I do use my jugs to take oil back to the parts store or HAZMAT for recycling.

Re: New easy pour design [Re: Duffyjr] #4497816
08/25/17 01:20 PM
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To avoid spills when filling the oil during a change I pour ~1+ quarts from a 5 quart jug into a paint 2 quart container I got at Home Depot then into the fill funnel. A couple of extra steps but there are no spills or mess this way to clean up.

Whimsey

Re: New easy pour design [Re: Duffyjr] #4497827
08/25/17 01:44 PM
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I just use a decent size funnel, and pour it the right way.



... never needed an 'easy pour spout' that way.


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