Recent Topics
2015 journey vibration
by hardcore302
04/23/18 02:08 PM
Motorcycle oil change interval.....
by ZZman
04/23/18 02:07 PM
Cream-like oil in my bike, the cause?
by dole
04/23/18 01:54 PM
ATP At-216 Synthetic atf
by RdSnake
04/23/18 12:25 PM
Mann-Filter HU 711/51 X (cartridge) C&P
by 1JZ_E46
04/23/18 12:24 PM
Pennzoil Warranty
by Isophix
04/23/18 12:08 PM
buying oil.. question
by Dymblos
04/23/18 11:40 AM
Recommend me a UV light for AC dye leak detection
by zzyzzx
04/23/18 11:32 AM
2004 Toyota Sienna overheating
by Rtstrider
04/23/18 11:29 AM
Milesyn SB 10W30 API GF-5/SN, Synthetic Blend ?
by Quickman28
04/23/18 11:28 AM
Looking at a Hybrids as the main Family Hauler
by FutureDoc
04/23/18 10:54 AM
naturally aspirated cars left?
by flinter
04/23/18 10:31 AM
1989 Mercedes 300E
by jxthomps
04/23/18 10:07 AM
Just what we need, another Redline 5w30 VOA
by UG_Passat
04/23/18 09:54 AM
Electric Pressure Washer Recomendations
by Egg_Head
04/23/18 09:50 AM
VW Jetta 5 cylinder cartridge oil filter
by troyken
04/23/18 09:48 AM
Mailing in to Blackstone?
by 07titan
04/23/18 09:43 AM
Cameras With Film
by BlueOvalFitter
04/23/18 09:29 AM
Dipstick Tube on 4.6L
by Ifixyawata
04/23/18 08:48 AM
Starting Issues
by coopns
04/23/18 08:48 AM
Newest Members
BradPeterson, daylateetc, Kjammer, sonnyk, PWMDMD
64821 Registered Users
Who's Online
82 registered (2015_PSD, ArrestMeRedZ, 2010Civic, 1WildPig, 1JZ_E46, askani79705, 5 invisible), 1740 Guests and 44 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
64821 Members
68 Forums
282191 Topics
4711266 Posts

Max Online: 3590 @ 01/24/17 08:07 PM
Donate to BITOG
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 >
Topic Options
#4536469 - 10/07/17 07:31 PM December Autozone clearance expectations?
Dumc87 Offline


Registered: 06/05/10
Posts: 589
Loc: Florida
Not quite sure where to post this...

But I am curious what is everyone expecting this year?

Would be cool if a few people can chime in with some of their previous experience/deals they've gotten during the fabled December AZ clearances.

I certainly appreciate the QSUD clearance heads up that I got on here! laugh
_________________________
'90 Z32 - PP HM 10w30
'98 ZJ - PYB HM 10w40
'02 G20 - QS UD 5w30
'09 Matrix - QS UD 0w20

Top
#4536470 - 10/07/17 07:38 PM Re: December Autozone clearance expectations? [Re: Dumc87]
Warstud Offline


Registered: 09/02/05
Posts: 5194
Loc: MIchigan
All oil is FREE....no limit.

Top
#4536472 - 10/07/17 07:43 PM Re: December Autozone clearance expectations? [Re: Warstud]
Dumc87 Offline


Registered: 06/05/10
Posts: 589
Loc: Florida
Originally Posted By: Warstud
All oil is FREE....no limit.


Plausible! Haha
_________________________
'90 Z32 - PP HM 10w30
'98 ZJ - PYB HM 10w40
'02 G20 - QS UD 5w30
'09 Matrix - QS UD 0w20

Top
#4536490 - 10/07/17 08:10 PM Re: December Autozone clearance expectations? [Re: Dumc87]
LotI Offline


Registered: 01/01/13
Posts: 1228
Loc: America's Dairyland
Best previous was all the M1EP and AFE I could carry for $2/qt. I may have accidentally returned some to Wally World for $9/qt...oops. wink
_________________________
03 Honda Interceptor
11 Kawasaki KLR 650
12 Ford E450
17 Mazda6 GT

Top
#4536505 - 10/07/17 08:29 PM Re: December Autozone clearance expectations? [Re: Dumc87]
eljefino Offline


Registered: 06/15/03
Posts: 32379
Loc: ME
If you can get in on the present AA $2.15/qt clearance, a bird in the hand, two in the bush...

Top
#4536507 - 10/07/17 08:31 PM Re: December Autozone clearance expectations? [Re: Dumc87]
JohnnyJohnson Offline


Registered: 10/22/09
Posts: 2381
Loc: Wet side WA
Just remember one thing they aren't selling it for less than their cost then think about what all of them are charging us!
_________________________
2004 Toyota Corolla 119727
Out: QSUD 5W-30 Purolator One 5030
In: Valvoline ML 5w-30 TG4967 117530 2-8-18
2006 Duramax 73752
Out: T6 5W-40 M1-303
In: T6 5W-40 XG9100 73752 4-22-18

Top
#4536516 - 10/07/17 08:40 PM Re: December Autozone clearance expectations? [Re: JohnnyJohnson]
Dumc87 Offline


Registered: 06/05/10
Posts: 589
Loc: Florida
Originally Posted By: JohnnyJohnson
Just remember one thing they aren't selling it for less than their cost then think about what all of them are charging us!


Haha! Good point... The AAP/AZ markup must be past 100%

Edit: If QSUD is $34 retail, and they are selling it for $8.45, then the mark up is at least 75%... if my calculations are correct.


Edited by Dumc87 (10/07/17 08:54 PM)
_________________________
'90 Z32 - PP HM 10w30
'98 ZJ - PYB HM 10w40
'02 G20 - QS UD 5w30
'09 Matrix - QS UD 0w20

Top
#4536527 - 10/07/17 08:53 PM Re: December Autozone clearance expectations? [Re: Dumc87]
dlundblad Offline


Registered: 09/30/13
Posts: 9659
Loc: Indiana
Edge 10w40 HM.

Perhaps their 5w40 too.
_________________________
03 Jeep WJ 4.0 197k Castrol Edge 10w40 HM Fram XG16
02 Volvo S60 2.4T 170k M1 0w40 Mann HU819X
97 Chevy Blazer 4.3 142k Rotella T5 10w30 Fram TG3980


Top
#4536541 - 10/07/17 09:07 PM Re: December Autozone clearance expectations? [Re: dlundblad]
Dumc87 Offline


Registered: 06/05/10
Posts: 589
Loc: Florida
Originally Posted By: dlundblad
Edge 10w40 HM.

Perhaps their 5w40 too.


I hope Edge goes on sale/clearance!
_________________________
'90 Z32 - PP HM 10w30
'98 ZJ - PYB HM 10w40
'02 G20 - QS UD 5w30
'09 Matrix - QS UD 0w20

Top
#4536554 - 10/07/17 09:20 PM Re: December Autozone clearance expectations? [Re: Dumc87]
Nick1994 Offline


Registered: 02/19/13
Posts: 9825
Loc: Phoenix, AZ
I'm still working on using up my Auto Zone clearance oil from 2 years ago, but I'll stock up if it's a good enough sale again.
_________________________
2015 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L 76k PU 5w30 & OEM
2000 Toyota Camry 2.2L 227k M1 AFE 0w30 & Wix
1996 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L 145k M1 HM 10w40 & Fram Ultra

Top
#4536565 - 10/07/17 09:34 PM Re: December Autozone clearance expectations? [Re: Dumc87]
bbhero Offline


Registered: 03/20/15
Posts: 4385
Loc: Virginia
I highly highly doubt that there is anywhere near that amount of mark up in oil that AAP or AZ sells. When they are selling stuff at $2 a at they are actually taking a big loss on what they sell. I'm not saying that if one were to buy oil from this places not on sale there is a decent amount of mark-up. At nearly $10 a qt not on sale there definitely is some there. At Wally World single qt prices are definitely cheaper by $1.50 to $3 a quart. The 5 qt containers are usually $10-13 cheaper at Wally World vs AAP or AZ not sale. We don't know what AAP or AZ truly pay wholesale for their oil. It can be stated rather clearly that it certainly is a good bit higher than WW. Which is goofy because it's not like there are not a ton of AAPs or AZs around. They should have the purchasing power to get better deals than they do. Interesting footnote... At AZ right now the Mobil 1 annual protection and Mobil 1 oil filter is $44.95. Which strangely enough is actually cheaper than WW right now.
_________________________
Nissan Altima 3.5 Coupe
Havoline Pro DS 5w30 Federated Auto 4612ex
"Treat your family like your friends and treat your friends like your family."

Top
#4536651 - 10/07/17 11:09 PM Re: December Autozone clearance expectations? [Re: JohnnyJohnson]
Wolf359 Offline


Registered: 04/27/12
Posts: 4477
Loc: MA
Originally Posted By: JohnnyJohnson
Just remember one thing they aren't selling it for less than their cost then think about what all of them are charging us!


I'm not sure why many people believe this. It's a clearance so they price it at whatever they need to in order to get rid of it and that includes taking a loss on it. Ever hear of a loss leader? That's when they price things below cost so they can get you in the store and have you buy other stuff. Hopefully the other stuff makes up for the loss they take. Our state actually has a commission that prevents large liquor stores from selling below their cost. They don't do that to regular retail though.

Technically everything you buy at Sears is below cost because they've been losing money for years.

Best deal I got was Mobil 1 ATF for $2/quart. This is normally $10+ a quart. Too bad I got rid of the car so I still have some left. Going to trade it with a friend once he needs a flush.

Top
#4536670 - 10/07/17 11:34 PM Re: December Autozone clearance expectations? [Re: Dumc87]
RichardS Offline


Registered: 01/14/17
Posts: 595
Loc: Melbourne, Florida
I'm really hoping that DEX 1 2.0 means we'll see a solid clearance on some pennzoil products so I can stack that on top of the $2 a quart MIR from pennzoil for this year.
_________________________
2008 Dodge Caliber SE 2.0 117k
4qt Imeditsu 0w-20, 1/2qt Mobil SS 5w-20 Fram HM

2003 Buick Century 107k
4.5q Havoline 5w-30 HM Fram XG

Top
#4536738 - 10/08/17 01:36 AM Re: December Autozone clearance expectations? [Re: LotI]
OilyMember Offline


Registered: 09/24/17
Posts: 13
Loc: Oregon
Originally Posted By: LotI
Best previous was all the M1EP and AFE I could carry for $2/qt. I may have accidentally returned some to Wally World for $9/qt...oops. wink


What a POS let me know if I need to spell it out for you... thief

Top
#4536760 - 10/08/17 03:24 AM Re: December Autozone clearance expectations? [Re: Dumc87]
ZeeOSix Offline


Registered: 07/22/10
Posts: 17194
Loc: PNW
Originally Posted By: Dumc87
If QSUD is $34 retail, and they are selling it for $8.45, then the mark up is at least 75%... if my calculations are correct.

If $8.45 is their cost, and retail is $34, then the mark-up is 3 times over cost, or 300%.
_________________________
We Don't Need No Stinkin' Efficiency!

Top
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 >