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I've Entered A New Level of BITOG'ers... #4452747
07/07/17 08:48 PM
07/07/17 08:48 PM
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Posts: 367
Washington, USA
Onug Offline OP
Onug  Offline OP
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Posts: 367
Washington, USA
Stop me if you've heard this before...Lurked on the forum for a while, did a UOA or two and then started looking at oil and filters in the store...

But I'm still learning. I've got 9 oil changes worth of oil and only five filters...


2016 F-150 3.5L Ecoboost
Current Oil: Castrol Magnatec 5W-30 and Fram Ultra filter
Re: I've Entered A New Level of BITOG'ers... [Re: Onug] #4452750
07/07/17 08:50 PM
07/07/17 08:50 PM
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Posts: 2,194
Colorado
sw99 Offline
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Colorado
Thats how it starts... I have over 100 quarts of oil in my shop and 40+ filters.


2016 Nissan Versa S 1.6L
2018 Subaru Outback 2.5i
2018 Ford F350 6.2L

Re: I've Entered A New Level of BITOG'ers... [Re: Onug] #4452751
07/07/17 08:52 PM
07/07/17 08:52 PM
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USA
ArcticDriver Offline
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USA
Strange behavior.


Multiple Diesel and Gasoline vehicles
Re: I've Entered A New Level of BITOG'ers... [Re: Onug] #4452755
07/07/17 08:55 PM
07/07/17 08:55 PM
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Posts: 21,637
Orlando, FL
Mr Nice Offline
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Orlando, FL
I got about 150 quarts of oil, not buying more unless its a crazy clearance sale.

Re: I've Entered A New Level of BITOG'ers... [Re: Mr Nice] #4452765
07/07/17 09:01 PM
07/07/17 09:01 PM
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Posts: 4,639
Taiwan
Ducked Offline
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Posts: 4,639
Taiwan
Originally Posted By: Mr Nice
I got about 150 quarts of oil, not buying more unless its a crazy clearance sale.


Perhaps you could have a crazy clearance sale?

Seems to beat plain crazy, but I can't criticise. I don't have that much oil, but OTOH I don't have anywhere to keep what I do have (though I didn't pay for most of it).

I've already hidden some of it in the jungle and will probably have to do the same with the rest sometime this weekend.

Mosquitos provide round-the-clock security, but it isn't free.

Last edited by Ducked; 07/07/17 09:07 PM.
Re: I've Entered A New Level of BITOG'ers... [Re: Onug] #4452775
07/07/17 09:10 PM
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Florida, Cape Coral
Eddie Offline
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Florida, Cape Coral
would make a nice term paper for a Psychology major. :-))


CX5 Touring 2.5L :-)
Re: I've Entered A New Level of BITOG'ers... [Re: Onug] #4452784
07/07/17 09:14 PM
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Oregon
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1JZ_E46  Offline
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Oregon
I'd say it's irrational behavior but then again I have 1000s of rounds of ammo.


2007 X5 4.8i: M1 HM 10W-30
2016 Countryman S: EDGE 0W-30
Re: I've Entered A New Level of BITOG'ers... [Re: Onug] #4452794
07/07/17 09:17 PM
07/07/17 09:17 PM
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Fort Worth TX
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Fort Worth TX
I have over 200 quarts, I see it as a hobby that saves me money vs spending full price.


2011 Prius 96k miles RLI 5w20
97 Toy T100 4x4: amsoil 0w20 242k Miles
04 Toy Sienna awd: Pennzoil 0w20 281k Miles
Re: I've Entered A New Level of BITOG'ers... [Re: Onug] #4452843
07/07/17 09:48 PM
07/07/17 09:48 PM
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Upstate NY
Donald Offline
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Upstate NY
I only buy the oil I want. Maybe on sale but only what I want. But I am trying to get several gallons of Rotella T6 CJ4.


2015 Subaru Forester 2.5 engine/CVT
2015 Ford F250 w/Powerstroke
2016 Subaru Crosstrek CVT (wife's)
Re: I've Entered A New Level of BITOG'ers... [Re: Onug] #4452851
07/07/17 09:58 PM
07/07/17 09:58 PM
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San Antonio, TX
E150GT Offline
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San Antonio, TX
dang. I have 6 quarts of oil in my stash. I do have 3 oil filters with 6 more on the way that were on clearance for $1 each. Thats 9 years worth of filters for my truck, unless I start changing oil twice a year. I don't keep more than one spare usually of my mazda filters, but maybe I can strike a deal at the stealer if I buy a case.


1984 Mercedes-Benz 300SD - 100k
1995 F150 XL 4.9 reg cab 5MT - 251k 5w30
2016 Mazda6 Touring 6MT - 57k 10w30
2006 Buick Lucerne CXL 3.8 31k 5w30
Re: I've Entered A New Level of BITOG'ers... [Re: TheKracken] #4452859
07/07/17 10:04 PM
07/07/17 10:04 PM
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USA
ArcticDriver Offline
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USA
Originally Posted By: TheKracken
I have over 200 quarts, I see it as a hobby that saves me money vs spending full price.


I used to collect beer cans for a hobby.


Multiple Diesel and Gasoline vehicles
Re: I've Entered A New Level of BITOG'ers... [Re: Donald] #4452862
07/07/17 10:06 PM
07/07/17 10:06 PM
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USA
ArcticDriver Offline
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USA
Originally Posted By: Donald
I only buy the oil I want. Maybe on sale but only what I want. But I am trying to get several gallons of Rotella T6 CJ4.


Hows that going?

I only have one gallon left and have resigned myself to Delvac-1 5W-40 in CJ-4.
I found a couple 5-gallon buckets.


Multiple Diesel and Gasoline vehicles
Re: I've Entered A New Level of BITOG'ers... [Re: Onug] #4452886
07/07/17 10:54 PM
07/07/17 10:54 PM
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Posts: 3,947
Ohio
L_Sludger Offline
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Ohio
I used to have a wicked stash of like 24 quarts about 11 years ago.
Now I'm down to maybe 15 quarts


too many cars and oil combinations to list in 150 characters or less
Re: I've Entered A New Level of BITOG'ers... [Re: ArcticDriver] #4452905
07/07/17 11:25 PM
07/07/17 11:25 PM
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Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Garak Offline
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Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Originally Posted By: ArcticDriver
I only have one gallon left and have resigned myself to Delvac-1 5W-40 in CJ-4.
I found a couple 5-gallon buckets.

Are you sure? It appears Mobil was dumping CK-4 stuff in CJ-4 containers, just like Shell was.


Plain, simple Garak.

2008 Infiniti G37 - Shell ROTELLA T6 Multi-Vehicle 5w-30, NAPA Gold 7356
1984 F-150 4.9L - Quaker State GB 10w-30, Wix 51515
Re: I've Entered A New Level of BITOG'ers... [Re: Onug] #4452937
07/08/17 12:07 AM
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5600 feet elevation, Arizona
double vanos Offline
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5600 feet elevation, Arizona
This is why I refer to the place as an asylum........


Sabine Schmitz is the Queen of the 'Ring; Svetlana Kapanina is the Queen of the SKIES...
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