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Old 10-05-2013, 02:00 PM
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2.5 gallons of Rotella oil for $5?

I got a call from daw_two and he told me that he just bought some 2.5 gallon jugs of Shell Rotella Diesel-rated oil for $5 per jug at AutoZoo. I have yet to confirm this but he asked that I post it up on the forum for the rest of us to investigate. I suggest calling your local zoo and finding out.
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Old 10-05-2013, 02:03 PM
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daw_two is on the road driving, so he is unable to post this information.
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Old 10-05-2013, 02:31 PM
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On hold now...

OK, Drum Hill (Chelmsford) says no.
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Old 10-05-2013, 11:32 PM
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When you think of it, 2.5 gallons = 10 quarts, which would make the oil $0.50 a quart -- insane.
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Old 10-06-2013, 01:38 AM
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Tell daw_two that if he REALLY loved us, he would have filled the trunk with buckets for everyone .

Quite a score....
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Old 10-06-2013, 02:12 AM
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^^^^ amen....

I just my O'Reilly and the cheapest oil they had was 17$ a gal
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Old 10-06-2013, 06:44 AM
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Tell daw_two that if he REALLY loved us, he would have filled the trunk with buckets for everyone .

Quite a score....
That's right! The guy is crisscrossing the country anyway, what's a little oil distribution trip?

Sheesh, that sounds cheaper than diesel... did he buy any 10-30 for himself?
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Old 10-06-2013, 07:30 AM
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That's right! The guy is crisscrossing the country anyway, what's a little oil distribution trip?

Sheesh, that sounds cheaper than diesel... did he buy any 10-30 for himself?
If it is you may as well buy a pallet of it & fill your tank.
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Old 10-06-2013, 08:53 AM
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I suspect there is a misunderstanding here of what he bought for what price. Cell phone garble I bet.
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Old 10-06-2013, 09:15 AM
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That's right! The guy is crisscrossing the country anyway, what's a little oil distribution trip?

Sheesh, that sounds cheaper than diesel... did he buy any 10-30 for himself?
I think the location of his source needs to be put on google maps, and we all need to descend there...
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Old 10-06-2013, 10:33 AM
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Tell daw_two that if he REALLY loved us, he would have filled the trunk with buckets for everyone .

Quite a score....
He probably has truck full of parts.
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Old 10-06-2013, 10:37 AM
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They probably had a few sitting around that were beyond their expiration date.
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Old 10-06-2013, 11:34 AM
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They probably had a few sitting around that were beyond their expiration date.
Hmm... I have never noticed an expiration date on my jugs... I wonder what it is.
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Old 10-06-2013, 02:53 PM
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Maybe $35?
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Old 10-06-2013, 03:39 PM
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If it is you may as well buy a pallet of it & fill your tank.
That's what I was thinking... then you'd have all these empty jugs to bring miscellaneous waste oil to the store in.
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