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Havoline Smart Change Box - 6 qts #4807182
07/06/18 08:30 PM
07/06/18 08:30 PM
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Spring,Texas
Bud_One Offline OP
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Spring,Texas


16 Civic-QSUD 0W-20, XG7317
14 Civic-Idemitsu Zepro 0W-20, XG7317
05 Chevy 2500HD-QSUD 10W-30, XG3675
97 Accord Wagon-Havoline HM 10W-30, PH3593A
Re: Havoline Smart Change Box - 6 qts [Re: Bud_One] #4807190
07/06/18 08:38 PM
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West Ma.
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Kool but I thought most vehicles still take 5 quarts oil. shrug

Gas monkey throws the container in the trash.
What are you supposed to put your used oil in.


Pete.
97 Ford Expl.Sport 4.0 ohv 4wd 5spddrive185k miles
Last Change;
50/50 QSUD, QSHM. 5w30
Fram xg8a, Fram CA8141

Currently under the influence of oil shocked2

Re: Havoline Smart Change Box - 6 qts [Re: Bud_One] #4807192
07/06/18 08:38 PM
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NY
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I thought about getting one of those 6 gallon shop packs since mine and the wife's car take the same weight oil.

Last edited by mx5miata; 07/06/18 08:39 PM.

NAPA FULL SYNTHETIC 0w20 Partsplus oil filter
Wix air filter
Re: Havoline Smart Change Box - 6 qts [Re: Bud_One] #4807205
07/06/18 08:57 PM
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Love it...very smart idea from Havoline.


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 5w20/Wix

Re: Havoline Smart Change Box - 6 qts [Re: Bud_One] #4807218
07/06/18 09:08 PM
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South Carolina (SC)
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And the price is awesome at walmart...about $15.


2007 Cadillac CTS 3.6L >117k miles (Castrol Magnatec 5W-30)

2012 Honda Odyssey EX-L >91k miles (Pennzoil Platinum 0W-20)
Re: Havoline Smart Change Box - 6 qts [Re: Bud_One] #4807220
07/06/18 09:10 PM
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South Carolina (SC)
RyanY Offline
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And the price is awesome at walmart...about $15 for 6qt!


2007 Cadillac CTS 3.6L >117k miles (Castrol Magnatec 5W-30)

2012 Honda Odyssey EX-L >91k miles (Pennzoil Platinum 0W-20)
Re: Havoline Smart Change Box - 6 qts [Re: Bud_One] #4807223
07/06/18 09:12 PM
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Georgia
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I have seen them on the shelves of Walmart for a while now.

Last edited by AVB; 07/06/18 09:12 PM.
Re: Havoline Smart Change Box - 6 qts [Re: Bud_One] #4807240
07/06/18 09:32 PM
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So it’s the oil equivalent of wine in a box? grin

Re: Havoline Smart Change Box - 6 qts [Re: Bud_One] #4807251
07/06/18 09:40 PM
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Cave City KY
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No thanks i prefer quarts and gallon containers.


1994 Ford F150 302 4R70
Chevron Delo SAE 30 CF/SL Fram XG8A

1978 Chevy Nova 250 I6 Borg Warner T5
Rotella 10W40 Fram XG5

Re: Havoline Smart Change Box - 6 qts [Re: Bud_One] #4807433
07/07/18 07:32 AM
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what do I do with the extra oil?
maybe they need to sell a 5 qt version


These products are all new every year?? They are a revolution!!! Razor blades, mens shirts, TVs, wiper blades, gutter guards, hearing aids... according to the ads. But also all new last year
Re: Havoline Smart Change Box - 6 qts [Re: edwardh1] #4807479
07/07/18 08:15 AM
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Originally Posted By: edwardh1
what do I do with the extra oil?
maybe they need to sell a 5 qt version


Pour it into the 5-quart jug you saved from before and save until you have enough for a change.


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 5w20/Wix

Re: Havoline Smart Change Box - 6 qts [Re: edwardh1] #4807489
07/07/18 08:25 AM
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Champlain/Hudson Valley
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If it's an economical package then buy it and adapt to it. Keep an old single quart bottle around to empty the box and keep another catch can for recycling transport.

RANT-GENERAL FLAME WARNING: Really people, complaining that you can't cope with a slight change in the handling of a leftover quart or a recycling jug is truly stupid talk.

Think about it. With little provocation you'll be talking about how hard and frugal you grew up and how lousy any other subset of people you choose is because you're superior. Deal with it like a man with a brain for heaven's sake.

Don't take every opportunity to say something ornery and contrary.

Re: Havoline Smart Change Box - 6 qts [Re: Bud_One] #4807492
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Before civility disappears on this thread;

Buy a cheap pitcher at Wally’s to measure the oil. Keep the leftover in the Havoline dispenser.


Cannot see signatures any longer so it doesn’t matter.
Re: Havoline Smart Change Box - 6 qts [Re: Bud_One] #4807521
07/07/18 08:58 AM
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Georgia
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I hope the idea catches on with other brands. I don't like to buy oil by the quart and my truck takes 6 quarts.

Re: Havoline Smart Change Box - 6 qts [Re: Bud_One] #4807527
07/07/18 09:09 AM
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Wet side WA
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I will be useful when you can find a store that carries it. But I put in my zip code and it returned not available in your area.
Wonder if there's a cost savings?


2004 Corolla 126320
Out: VML 5w-30 TG4967 OCI 5007 Miles
In: EDGE EP 5W-30 Bosch 3311 122537 7-18-18
2006 Duramax 74403
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In: T6 5W-40 XG9100 73705 4-22-18
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