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Old 01-08-2011, 07:35 AM
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Question How Many Oil Changes You Have Avaliable?

Since I change my own oil and with the ever increasing prices of oil it seems economical to stock up on oil and filters for future oil changes.

Currently I only have two oil changes available but plan to buy more every couple of months or so.

2 - 5 quart containers of Motorcraft 5W20 synthetic blend oil.
2 - FL910S Motorcraft filters.

Anyone else is doing this?
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Old 01-08-2011, 07:39 AM
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Default Re: How Many Oil Changes You Have Avaliable?

It would be a good idea but i dont do this because everytime i go to buy oil and filters and whatnot they almost always have a deal on the oil i use (Castrol Gtx)
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Old 01-08-2011, 07:48 AM
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I can get my filters free.
I currently have 2 5qt motorcraft oil in the garage.

I have 1 at work. It was given to me a few years ago.
A ladies husband died and she brought his truck in to have it serviced. She bought the oil and filter. She just picked one off the shelf she didn't realize u needed a specific one.
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Old 01-08-2011, 08:19 AM
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Default Re: How Many Oil Changes You Have Avaliable?

I do not stock up on oil either as there are a lot of sales and not enough room in the garage hahaha
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Old 01-08-2011, 08:24 AM
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I usually stock up about a yrs worth. Advanced has castrol synthetic or mobile 1 on sale with a filter (k&n,Mobile 1, Bosch) every other month respectfully for 26.99 (5qts and filter) But since I have been off work I only have 2 changes per vehicle
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Old 01-08-2011, 11:15 AM
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I stock up on motorcraft filters every other trip to walmart. I wait for the valvoline full synthetic oil to go on sale then I stock up on that
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Old 01-08-2011, 04:05 PM
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i know i've got about 20 fram filters around here for my truck.... idk where they came from, probibly something my dad found at one of his old jobs. for the oil grandpa ran mobil 1 5w20 full synthetic scince the truck was new and that's what i've stuck with. all i've got "stocked up" is a case of quart bottles, with one in the truck for if i ever need to top it off. i usually get a jug when im at wally world if it's on sale.
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Old 01-08-2011, 04:28 PM
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Default Re: How Many Oil Changes You Have Avaliable?

I work at jiffy lube and buy cases of oil and filters for the direct bulk rate from penzoil. Right now I have 12 cases (9 bottles each) and 2 cases ( 15 filters each) of MO8A's (mile gaurd)
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Old 01-08-2011, 04:40 PM
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Default Re: How Many Oil Changes You Have Avaliable?

Interesting responses everyone! Keep them coming!

My initial plan is to stock up on a years worth of oil changes and try to keep it at that level over the years.
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Old 01-08-2011, 08:56 PM
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i have zero! and i need to change my oil soon, i'm almost at 14k
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Old 01-09-2011, 05:03 AM
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^^ I'm hoping this will be your second oil change! ^^
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Old 01-09-2011, 06:38 AM
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Default Re: How Many Oil Changes You Have Avaliable?

Mike, as I work at Advance get a discount on my oil change I do not stock up. I have 5 quarts of 5w30 and a Motorcraft filter. Motorcraft oil as well. I have been meaning to change my oil. But it's too dang cold.
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Old 01-09-2011, 08:11 AM
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Default Re: How Many Oil Changes You Have Avaliable?

I keep enough for about 3 to 4 changes....just makes it easy, not doing it for the "cost" but because I'm lazy and don't like to go shopping LOL
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Old 01-09-2011, 09:34 AM
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Default Re: How Many Oil Changes You Have Avaliable?

I even have brake liners and air filters etc. ready to go. It's a pleasure doing the work if you can cut out the trips to the store. Having to go get stuff just makes me procrastinate.
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Old 01-09-2011, 10:19 AM
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Mike, as I work at Advance get a discount on my oil change I do not stock up. I have 5 quarts of 5w30 and a Motorcraft filter. Motorcraft oil as well. I have been meaning to change my oil. But it's too dang cold.
Actually I would take advantage of that and stock up a few changes.

I was planning on changing my oil next week but I'm going to wait and see what the snow/ice predicions bring.

Don't let the cold stop you from working on your truck! I changed out the clutch in my 1964 Ford Falcon outside but under a tree while it was snowing. Lol!
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