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#4541762 - 10/13/17 12:19 AM Re: QSUD SCORE &PEAK 15w40 gallon score [Re: Dumc87]
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Castrol gold bottle at a $1.35... wow. I need to do a survey of my local AAPs.
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#4542280 - 10/13/17 03:17 PM Re: QSUD SCORE &PEAK 15w40 gallon score [Re: bbhero]
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Originally Posted By: bbhero
Castrol gold bottle at a $1.35... wow. I need to do a survey of my local AAPs.


So far this is what I've seen:

QSUD 0w20 qt - $.45
QSUD 5w20 qt - $.45
QSUD 5w30 5qt jug - $1.65
QSUD 10w30 5qt jug - $1.65
QS Defy 5w30 - $.65
QS HM 5w30 5 qt jug - $1.35
Pennzoil HM 10w40 5qt jug - $3.15
Castrol Edge 0w20 qt - $.95
Castrol Edge 5w20 qt - $1.35
Motorcraft 10w30 qt - under $2, was a $1 and some change
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#4542311 - 10/13/17 03:50 PM Re: QSUD SCORE &PEAK 15w40 gallon score [Re: car51]
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Registered: 03/17/17
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Loc: mid-atlantic, US
I had a trip through NJ recently and I plotted out which AA I would stop by. I managed to score some of the following:
Castrol Edge 5w20 qt
QSUD 5w30 5qt jug
QSUD 0W20 quart (for a friend)
Idemitsu 0W20 4qt jug
Idemitsu 0W20 1qt

I also did a price check on the Castrol Edge 5W30 but that was discounted only about 50% (ie: ~$4-5/qt).

This semi-secret clearance sale is crazy.
in about 1/2 the stores I was in, the staff knew what was going on and in the other 1/2, I got to enjoy the clerk's eye pop out when the prices range up.

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#4542338 - 10/13/17 04:15 PM Re: QSUD SCORE &PEAK 15w40 gallon score [Re: amblerman]
Dumc87 Offline


Registered: 06/05/10
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Loc: Florida
Originally Posted By: amblerman
I had a trip through NJ recently and I plotted out which AA I would stop by. I managed to score some of the following:
Castrol Edge 5w20 qt
QSUD 5w30 5qt jug
QSUD 0W20 quart (for a friend)
Idemitsu 0W20 4qt jug
Idemitsu 0W20 1qt

I also did a price check on the Castrol Edge 5W30 but that was discounted only about 50% (ie: ~$4-5/qt).

This semi-secret clearance sale is crazy.
in about 1/2 the stores I was in, the staff knew what was going on and in the other 1/2, I got to enjoy the clerk's eye pop out when the prices range up.



My buddy who gave me $20 said he'd appreciate if I found him some but didn't want me to go out of my way for it. I said pfftt, this is fun. I verbatim said "I like watching the cashiers eyes pop out of their sockets" LOL
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#4543024 - 10/14/17 10:01 AM Re: QSUD SCORE &PEAK 15w40 gallon score [Re: car51]
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Registered: 05/19/17
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Loc: VA
Just went by AAP again this morning. They had the QSUD 0w20 on shelf, brought one up front for price check.
Still rings up as $4.16 each.
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#4543069 - 10/14/17 10:56 AM Re: QSUD SCORE &PEAK 15w40 gallon score [Re: MSTUEBER]
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Loc: Outer Banks, NC
Originally Posted By: MSTUEBER
Just went by AAP again this morning. They had the QSUD 0w20 on shelf, brought one up front for price check.
Still rings up as $4.16 each.


From what I understand, this is because the AAP store manager is too lazy or indifferent to do the weekly price changes that AAP corporate sends out.
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#4543103 - 10/14/17 11:22 AM Re: QSUD SCORE &PEAK 15w40 gallon score [Re: NormanBuntz]
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Loc: VA
Do you know how much the price goes down each week? 10%? 20%?
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#4543108 - 10/14/17 11:31 AM Re: QSUD SCORE &PEAK 15w40 gallon score [Re: car51]
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Figures -- an AAP employee for the local store told me acouple months back that if them sales appear in there store -- the employees buy everything for themselves. Needless to say -- he did NOT get a nice look from me!!!
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#4543252 - 10/14/17 02:17 PM Re: QSUD SCORE &PEAK 15w40 gallon score [Re: car51]
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Registered: 06/05/10
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Loc: Florida
Spoke with a manager at a former AAP I use to go to in another town, he said clearance items can go down to 1 nickle, at which point AAP CANNOT sell the product, as the $.05 indicates a recall or defective item.

So it's possible these oils, of all sizes and types, can go down to $.10 LOL
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#4543262 - 10/14/17 02:23 PM Re: QSUD SCORE &PEAK 15w40 gallon score [Re: Dumc87]
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Registered: 01/24/08
Posts: 9352
Loc: OH
Originally Posted By: Dumc87
Spoke with a manager at a former AAP I use to go to in another town, he said clearance items can go down to 1 nickle, at which point AAP CANNOT sell the product, as the $.05 indicates a recall or defective item.

So it's possible these oils, of all sizes and types, can go down to $.10 LOL


Which is when they're supposed to pour out all the oil in their recycling tanks. I found a manager that was willing to sell oil for a nickel per quart including Magnatec. But the other stores that still had it on the shelves wouldn't do it.

When it hits a nickel they're supposed to pull it from the shelf. I even bought some Valvoline SynPower 20w50, 13 quarts of it. Then later sold it on Craigslist for $35. I think the date code on it was 2011.


Edited by SatinSilver (10/14/17 02:25 PM)
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#4543358 - 10/14/17 04:34 PM Re: QSUD SCORE &PEAK 15w40 gallon score [Re: SatinSilver]
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Registered: 06/05/10
Posts: 572
Loc: Florida
Originally Posted By: SatinSilver
Originally Posted By: Dumc87
Spoke with a manager at a former AAP I use to go to in another town, he said clearance items can go down to 1 nickle, at which point AAP CANNOT sell the product, as the $.05 indicates a recall or defective item.

So it's possible these oils, of all sizes and types, can go down to $.10 LOL


Which is when they're supposed to pour out all the oil in their recycling tanks. I found a manager that was willing to sell oil for a nickel per quart including Magnatec. But the other stores that still had it on the shelves wouldn't do it.

When it hits a nickel they're supposed to pull it from the shelf. I even bought some Valvoline SynPower 20w50, 13 quarts of it. Then later sold it on Craigslist for $35. I think the date code on it was 2011.


Hmm yeah I wonder if that'd be more common with oil. I can understand if brake pads were recalled and couldn't be sold, but oil for $.05 being recalled? Maybe improperly labeled?

I guess I'll pause my oil quest until I hear of 5qt jugs going down to $.15 laugh
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#4543367 - 10/14/17 04:42 PM Re: QSUD SCORE &PEAK 15w40 gallon score [Re: Dumc87]
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Registered: 01/24/08
Posts: 9352
Loc: OH
I think it was because they considered the oil outdated. A date code said 2011 and this was last year I bought it. So maybe at the 5 year mark they want it GONE. smile

Of course it's not spoiled and perfectly fine to use. I think they have a contract with the manufacturer that it needs to be clearanced at a certain time.
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#4543372 - 10/14/17 04:53 PM Re: QSUD SCORE &PEAK 15w40 gallon score [Re: Dumc87]
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Registered: 03/12/15
Posts: 9451
Loc: Southwest PA
Originally Posted By: Dumc87
Originally Posted By: SatinSilver
Originally Posted By: Dumc87
Spoke with a manager at a former AAP I use to go to in another town, he said clearance items can go down to 1 nickle, at which point AAP CANNOT sell the product, as the $.05 indicates a recall or defective item.

So it's possible these oils, of all sizes and types, can go down to $.10 LOL


Which is when they're supposed to pour out all the oil in their recycling tanks. I found a manager that was willing to sell oil for a nickel per quart including Magnatec. But the other stores that still had it on the shelves wouldn't do it.

When it hits a nickel they're supposed to pull it from the shelf. I even bought some Valvoline SynPower 20w50, 13 quarts of it. Then later sold it on Craigslist for $35. I think the date code on it was 2011.


Hmm yeah I wonder if that'd be more common with oil. I can understand if brake pads were recalled and couldn't be sold, but oil for $.05 being recalled? Maybe improperly labeled?

I guess I'll pause my oil quest until I hear of 5qt jugs going down to $.15 laugh



Funny you say such things :^)

I was just at the Advance Auto where gf used to live. Nabbed last 8quarts of QSGB 5w20 at .75 cents. One counter guy; Dennis is my neighbor.

Some young, stupid punk Jerry was ringing up the oil along with the QSGB 5w20 5quart jug and smart a** says "too bad you can't get this jug for what I got it for $1.15". I says "why the da** he** not? Dennis overheard this and comes over and re rings the jug up; comes to $1.00! So for lil' under $8.00 I now have 13 quarts of serviceable oil smile





Dennis put the 5quart jug on a different receipt btw
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#4543376 - 10/14/17 04:59 PM Re: QSUD SCORE &PEAK 15w40 gallon score [Re: car51]
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Just for you bbhero also smile

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#4543377 - 10/14/17 04:59 PM Re: QSUD SCORE &PEAK 15w40 gallon score [Re: car51]
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Registered: 09/12/04
Posts: 20521
Loc: Orlando, FL
Dang. That's a great deal. Why not buy all the green bottles?

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