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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-03-2012, 12:31 PM Thread Starter
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shelf life of oil?

I have almost 2 qts of amsoil that are about a year old. in an open 5 quart jug with the lid on it. does anyone know if i can still use it or i guess my question is does it go bad after the seal has been broke if its just sitting on the shelf. i tried to search but found nothing
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-03-2012, 01:09 PM
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Re: shelf life of oil?

I found this, weird.

http://www.tsadvancedsynthetics.com/...er_storage.htm
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-06-2012, 01:36 AM
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Re: shelf life of oil?

I think 4-5 years is quoted by the major motor oil producers. I've seen a used oil analysis of oil that had been sitting in the bike for 10 years (according to the owner) and had only a couple of hundred miles on it and it was still like new.

EDIT: If you do a Google search with the words 'shelf life motor oil' you should find information from the oil majors.

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