az "dumping" old oils

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all leftover oil that no longer has a place in the new az oil lineup is going to be dumped into their recycle tanks. talk to the store manager as there may be a way to get a good deal or free oil. only the store manager will have authority to make a deal and probably is the only one that knows the oil is going to be thrown out.
 
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just plain wrong. put it on a "sale" table, at vastly reduced prices, and at least make something of it, and not waste resources. Like our stores people..."this item cost $15,000 and you haven't used any for 10 years." they scrap it for $10. A few years later, we pay $25,000 and have to wait 6 months for it.
 
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They don't want to undercut themselves. If they can sell synthetic for $4/qt they don't want to have a sale because then the customers will "get used to" the idea and not pay full price anymore. I run into the same thing at car lots... I go in and look at a car they took in trade for sale for $5k. Offer $3500 and they laugh. It doesn't sell and they send it to auction and get $2100.
 
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Maybe we should visit our local AutoZones and tell them we are oil recyclers and ask if they have any discontinued oil they want recycled.
 

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I have talked to 4 AZ managers asking about any of the clearance oil they have left and every one said they had sold out of it. I guess being warmer down here people actualy buy and use the oil.
 
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I just visited an AutoZone and all they had out for clearance was 20w50, 50 wt, and some Kendall 70 wt, which I would think few people would want.
 
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someone in another thread mentioned that having oil stashes has contributed to higher gas prices. ha! look at this. total waste of resources here. I hope the GC that disappeared in my local autozone that wasn't on sale for $1/qt didn't meet the same recycled fate. [Frown]
 
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I was told at our local AZ that all they had on clearance was M1 OW20. I'm going to go back and check though!
 
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Just think, somewhere there is an AutoZone manager dumping GC in the recycle tank.
 
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Originally posted by ebaker: Just think, somewhere there is an AutoZone manager dumping GC in the recycle tank.
[Eek!] [Eek!] [Eek!] [Eek!] [Eek!] [Eek!] I pity the Manager who's doing this when a BITOG reader walks in! [Dummy!] [Dummy!]
 
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You can return M1 0w-20 to PepBoys and exchange it for 0w-40, that's what I did. If you don't want it, ship that $1 sheit to me!
 
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Went to another AZ today and found a cooperative manager. When he tried to ring up some M1 0w20 the register gave the message "Do not sell this product".
 
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