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Found some old stuff in my dad's barn #4681267
03/01/18 06:57 AM
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Pike51 Offline OP
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Check this out. Think any of it is still usable??

Some old Sears Spectrum 10w40... in cans. I believe this is from the early 80's. I have at least 16 cans.


Next is a couple of old KMart K1 oil filters. No idea what these would fit. Check out the price: $1.86, discounted to $1.47!!


Last is a Purolater PureONE filter with a 1996 date. I like the cross-reference right on the box! This must be one of my old leftovers from high school with my 51 pickup's old Buick motor.



Anyways, thought you'd get a kick out of this. If it's in the wrong place, please feel free to delete or move.

Thanks!!


1951 Chevy pickup 350/700r4
2015 Chevrolet Suburban LTZ 4x4
Re: Found some old stuff in my dad's barn [Re: Pike51] #4681269
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Thanks for the post.


2015 Grand Caravan SXT Plus 5w-20 PPPP/Fram Ultra Filter
1997 Honda Civic CX 5w-30 Shell Conventional/Fram Ultra Filter
Re: Found some old stuff in my dad's barn [Re: Pike51] #4681274
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I'd have no issue using the oil for 3000 miles, or the '96 Purolator Pure One for 5-6000.

The K-1 filters I'd cut and take pictures...


I'm a thickie; assimilate
But 20s have their place

Using AMSOIL

Hers: 2008 Jeep Liberty 138k, SS 5w30/Amsoil

His: 2015 4Runner 41k, OE 5w30/Wix

Re: Found some old stuff in my dad's barn [Re: Pike51] #4681283
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SAVE 'EM! Don't cut the filter. Put them up on your shelf. They are your dads.


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Re: Found some old stuff in my dad's barn [Re: daves66nova] #4681309
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You're NOT SURE about the K1 oil filter and it MIGHT have been for your '51???

You're a disgrace to BITOG. ALL the filter numbers of that truck should be in your brain FOREVER!

As the word "Rosebud" exited Citizen Kane's lips as he died, you should mutter these numbers.

Turn in your password.

Re: Found some old stuff in my dad's barn [Re: Kira] #4681327
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Pike51 Offline OP
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Originally Posted By: Kira
You're NOT SURE about the K1 oil filter and it MIGHT have been for your '51???

You're a disgrace to BITOG. ALL the filter numbers of that truck should be in your brain FOREVER!

As the word "Rosebud" exited Citizen Kane's lips as he died, you should mutter these numbers.

Turn in your password.


No... I have no idea what the K1 was for as it was before my time. I was speaking about the Purolator.


1951 Chevy pickup 350/700r4
2015 Chevrolet Suburban LTZ 4x4
Re: Found some old stuff in my dad's barn [Re: Pike51] #4681333
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I just bought a bunch of 10w40 on clearance at AZ because every one believes that its not fuel efficient (energy conserving).

That oil must be from the energy crisis era.

Re: Found some old stuff in my dad's barn [Re: Pike51] #4681378
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Call the Bearded Wonder from Antique Archeology....he loves older oil cans.


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06 Accord EX-L V6
14 CRV EX-L (RIP) 2018 CRV EX-L
Re: Found some old stuff in my dad's barn [Re: Pike51] #4681387
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The land of USA-made Subies!
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About the only thing Sears 10W40 is more fuel efficient than is Brad Penn Nitro 70 smile I bet the liquid doesn't even shake in the can... it's like Crisco in there

Re: Found some old stuff in my dad's barn [Re: SubieRubyRoo] #4681422
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Originally Posted By: SubieRubyRoo
About the only thing Sears 10W40 is more fuel efficient than is Brad Penn Nitro 70 smile I bet the liquid doesn't even shake in the can... it's like Crisco in there


Ahh grasshopper, did you miss the "all weather" label? This was our WINTER oil in its day.


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Re: Found some old stuff in my dad's barn [Re: Pike51] #4681430
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I was hoping for some Flying A or Hancock signs. Oh well.


Cannot see signatures any longer so it doesn’t matter.
Re: Found some old stuff in my dad's barn [Re: Pike51] #4681466
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Cardboard can of oil goes back a ways.

The K-1 was for Ford IIRC. (PH-8)


There's no such thing as:
Too big of a battery,
Too large of a gas tank,
or too loud of a horn,
or too bright headlights.
Re: Found some old stuff in my dad's barn [Re: Pike51] #4681467
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Sears Spectrum 10W-40 is all I used back in the 70s. And all cars got 6K OCI as the manual recommended.

Re: Found some old stuff in my dad's barn [Re: dwendt44] #4681563
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Originally Posted By: dwendt44
Cardboard can of oil goes back a ways.

The K-1 was for Ford IIRC. (PH-8)
Was that the large size used by many Chrysler, as well as Ford, engines of the '60s? My Mazda went through many Kmart (repainted Purolator) filters in the '80s. They were sometimes on sale for $1. About 18K (3 oil changes) each, no problems. Cardboard-and-steel cans prevailed through about the mid-80s, I think.

Last edited by CR94; 03/01/18 02:46 PM.

2011 Toyota Prius now at 94K
1981 Mazda GLC (323) retired at 606K
1972 Subaru DL retired at 190K
1954 Chevrolet retired at 121K
Re: Found some old stuff in my dad's barn [Re: Kestas] #4681570
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Originally Posted By: Kestas
Sears Spectrum 10W-40 is all I used back in the 70s. And all cars got 6K OCI as the manual recommended.

=1 I used this in the mid 70's in my Ford Elite with the 350 v-8. One time I went into Sears to get some oil and filter and the guy asked me if I had it in the crankcase. When I told him yes he gave me a new filter and 10 qts of the 10-40 free. He said some of their filters did not have the internal screen in them and to change the oil?filter for a short OCI then change it again. When I changed it, sure enough inside the filter was a coil spring type wire and cotton like filter material. Didn't look like it had come loose but I worried about that stuff being in the engine the rest of my ownership, and I kept the car for some time. Never had any problems.

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