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Well, my stash just hit 100 quarts. Is that a lot? #4688756
03/08/18 02:52 PM
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I picked up a Mobil 1 jug + filter at Autozone for $29.99 to get the $17 rebate today at lunch. I keep up with my stash in a spreadsheet and realized that I just went over 100 quarts. I should probably stop now. I'm curious though: is 101 quarts small potatoes on BITOG? Or is that a lot? FWIW, I maintain 4 cars and only buy oil when I come across a clearance or an awesome rebate.



02 Tacoma 3.4L, 225K, Magnatec 10W30
12 Highlander 3.5L, 104K, Napa Syn 0W20
17 Escape 2.0L, 37K, Hav ProDS 5W30
02 Trailblazer 4.2L, 186K, Edge HM 10W40
Re: Well, my stash just hit 100 quarts. Is that a lot? [Re: mrdctaylor] #4688769
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I thought I was over doing it at 30 Qts! I held back on the recent M1 rebates..

Re: Well, my stash just hit 100 quarts. Is that a lot? [Re: mrdctaylor] #4688771
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Not too much if you have 20 vehicles on the road. Ed

Last edited by Eddie; 03/08/18 03:11 PM.

2014 CX5 Touring 2.5L :-)
Re: Well, my stash just hit 100 quarts. Is that a lot? [Re: mrdctaylor] #4688774
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Heh. Yeah, just 4 vehicles. But when synthetic gets to $2/qt it is hard not to pick some up. I used to just buy oil when I needed it, but I inevitably paid full price. Even though I've got lots on hand, I'm paying far less per quart than I would've.

The Havoline syn 5 quart jugs were only $10 a while back at O'Reilly. So yeah, I ended up buying 6. :-) The Maganatec quarts were either $1 or $2 a couple of years ago at the AZ clearance. The 10W40 syn Castrol and M1 were $2/quart this past January at the AZ clearance. The M1 EP was gotten with a rebate AND with a special "pick up" price of $15 at Walmart. The M1 AFE was picked up today along with a M1 filter and the final price for BOTH will be $13 after rebate. You can see the pattern. :-)

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02 Tacoma 3.4L, 225K, Magnatec 10W30
12 Highlander 3.5L, 104K, Napa Syn 0W20
17 Escape 2.0L, 37K, Hav ProDS 5W30
02 Trailblazer 4.2L, 186K, Edge HM 10W40
Re: Well, my stash just hit 100 quarts. Is that a lot? [Re: mrdctaylor] #4688779
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I try limit my stash to 4 - 5 liter jugs for 3 cars but I admit itís tough.


If you want the job done right......do it yourself.
Re: Well, my stash just hit 100 quarts. Is that a lot? [Re: mrdctaylor] #4688782
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Originally Posted By: mrdctaylor
I'm curious though: is 101 quarts small potatoes on BITOG? Or is that a lot?
Considering that my 'stash' is about 0.5 quarts, then yes, 101 quarts sounds like a lot. smile


'02 530i (Edge 0W-40)
'15 Q5 3.0T (Edge 5W-40)
'18 Charger SRT (PUP 0W-40 SRT)
Re: Well, my stash just hit 100 quarts. Is that a lot? [Re: mrdctaylor] #4688783
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Yes


2003 Mercury Grand Marquis. PP HM 5w-30 and Fram TG
2008 Sebring Hardtop convertible. PP HM 5w-30 and Fram Ultra
2006 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 LT. Motul 7100 10w-40 and K&N
Re: Well, my stash just hit 100 quarts. Is that a lot? [Re: mrdctaylor] #4688789
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No way man, not at the price you pay for it.
My stash is smaller than yours and I have not been purchasing oil much in the past year of so to use some up
As long as you use it, or give it away as I sometimes do, that is not too much in my opinion


1994 Jeep 164k Castrol Synblend 10w30
2014 Camry 40k Castrol Magnatec 0w20
2018 Jeep Cherokee 5k Pennzoil Platinum 5w30
2014 HD Ultra 44k Mobil1 15w50
2012 Rav4 40k Mobil 1 0w20
Re: Well, my stash just hit 100 quarts. Is that a lot? [Re: toneydoc] #4688791
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Originally Posted By: toneydoc
No way man, not at the price you pay for it.
My stash is smaller than yours and I have not been purchasing oil much in the past year of so to use some up
As long as you use it, or give it away as I sometimes do, that is not too much in my opinion


Yeah, that's exactly right. At this price I can help people out too like you say. If my brother-in-law needs to "borrow" 5 quarts, I'd just give it to him. If my son's girlfriend (who is a poor college student like him) needs an oil change, I can hook her up pretty painlessly. I kind of have an unwritten rule where I won't pay more the $2 or $2.50 for synthetic. It makes it like a game. I have plenty of shelving in my garage, so no worries there. ;-)

Last edited by mrdctaylor; 03/08/18 03:35 PM.

02 Tacoma 3.4L, 225K, Magnatec 10W30
12 Highlander 3.5L, 104K, Napa Syn 0W20
17 Escape 2.0L, 37K, Hav ProDS 5W30
02 Trailblazer 4.2L, 186K, Edge HM 10W40
Re: Well, my stash just hit 100 quarts. Is that a lot? [Re: mrdctaylor] #4688794
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What's the 10W-30 and 10W-40 for?

Re: Well, my stash just hit 100 quarts. Is that a lot? [Re: Kira] #4688798
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Originally Posted By: Kira
What's the 10W-30 and 10W-40 for?


I plan to run the 10W40 in the Santa Fe. At 210K+ miles it uses a bit of oil. Those old Hyundais spec up to 20w50 depending on temperature. I live in Texas, so 10W40 will be great for it. I may also use it in the Chevy Trailblazer (either straight, or thinned out with a few quarts of 0W20).

I'll run the 10W30 in any of them but the Highlander. I stick with 0W20 in the Highlander for now.

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02 Tacoma 3.4L, 225K, Magnatec 10W30
12 Highlander 3.5L, 104K, Napa Syn 0W20
17 Escape 2.0L, 37K, Hav ProDS 5W30
02 Trailblazer 4.2L, 186K, Edge HM 10W40
Re: Well, my stash just hit 100 quarts. Is that a lot? [Re: mrdctaylor] #4688803
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Unbelievable.......

Re: Well, my stash just hit 100 quarts. Is that a lot? [Re: mrdctaylor] #4688807
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67 total qts here that I paid $13 for and full synthetic.

25 qts Idemitsu 0w20 from AA $13 on clearance.

6 qts PUP 5w20 from brother who now has free oil changes from dealer. So no use for anymore.

36 qts 5w30 Shell Rotella T5 Multi-Vehicle. Freebie on promotion hook up.

Camry needs oil change soon so number will drop by 5. I went from having no stash to a pretty good size one in no time.

Re: Well, my stash just hit 100 quarts. Is that a lot? [Re: mrdctaylor] #4688815
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Ive been getting rid of some of my Havoline to clear room for better oils like PP. I did have about 12 jugs of Havoline, been making quite some profit selling them at $15 a jug...

Re: Well, my stash just hit 100 quarts. Is that a lot? [Re: Saul] #4688817
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Originally Posted By: Saul
Ive been getting rid of some of my Havoline to clear room for better oils like PP. I did have about 12 jugs of Havoline, been making quite some profit selling them at $15 a jug...


Are you selling them on CL? Thank you.

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