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My Dad had a sand & gravel business while I was growing up and I poured literally hundreds of cans of oil with the push in spouts during services and top ups of the equipment.
In the '60s to mid '70s the cans were solid steel and later they introduced the cardboard ones with the metal tops and they were a PITA if they got wet or dropped to put the spout into.
 

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And the winner is:
HemiSSdart, who correctly identified it as a 1964 Fury. Dad's was a four door and the color was "Sandalwood".
 

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Totally skipped over the sedan and foreground, figured it right away.
I was focused on the wagon trying to figure what make and year and finally figured that out:BangHead:

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My grandfather owned a Sinclair station in the early 60's.... I am sure I still have one of those bottles.
I have a couple from my grandfather's Socony/Mobil he owned from 1932-55.
 

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What's interesting about this thread is the fact that going to plastic containers has been a waste nightmare for the world. I wonder if we will ever see a revisit similar to the Topic at hand?

JW
 

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With that much oil spilled, they could never film that in Californmia these days,.
 

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Nice apparel ..... I remember the oil spouts well!!! Worked at a Skelly station & a DX station... (later turned DX Sunoco...then Sunoco. Still have some spouts laying around.
 

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Still have one of those spouts . And yes as others mentioned . I remember sometimes the cardboard sides would collapse. What a mess !
 

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Minus the flowers, we also used this to fill from the bulk 55 gallon drums.
 

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I wound up junking those spouts and just used a funnel and a church key.
 

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How about this shirt that was mine when I was a kid? I had Nella put it on when she was just a sprout, because it would fit her. My grandpa was a Kendall oil rep, and we were always adorned with Kendall stuff. It’s obviously older than the plastic jug oil bottles we use today. As a matter of fact, Kendall had a bunch of firsts, they were the first company to introduce a gallon jug of oil, and the first to develop a synthetic oil. My grandpa was so behind the synthetic oil, he put it in his company car and drove 50k miles without an oil change. I know the wife will probably kill me, but I’m including a pic of the shirt that promotes the first gallon jugs of oil. And one of the whole family wearing my old Kendall shirts

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I believe Amsoil was the first automotive synthetic oil. Synthetics were first developed for turbine engine use to withstand the high temperatures and bearing speeds.
 

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How about this shirt that was mine when I was a kid? I had Nella put it on when she was just a sprout, because it would fit her. My grandpa was a Kendall oil rep, and we were always adorned with Kendall stuff. It’s obviously older than the plastic jug oil bottles we use today. As a matter of fact, Kendall had a bunch of firsts, they were the first company to introduce a gallon jug of oil, and the first to develop a synthetic oil. My grandpa was so behind the synthetic oil, he put it in his company car and drove 50k miles without an oil change. I know the wife will probably kill me, but I’m including a pic of the shirt that promotes the first gallon jugs of oil. And one of the whole family wearing my old Kendall shirts

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those are awesome shirts!!! ....nice jugs :D
 

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And the winner is:
HemiSSdart, who correctly identified it as a 1964 Fury. Dad's was a four door and the color was "Sandalwood".

One of my car club buddies in currently building a '64 Fury that still has the original HH-1 'Sandalwood' paint. The paints in good shape so he's going to keep the original. 6.1 Gen 3 Hemi is now under the hood.
I still have one of the spouts that I first bought back in the late '60s. Also a few quarts of Valvoline in the cardboard/metal cans.
 

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I believe Amsoil was the first automotive synthetic oil. Synthetics were first developed for turbine engine use to withstand the high temperatures and bearing speeds.
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I believe it was the German scientist in World War II that developed the synthetic oil because Germany did not have oil Reserves to take care of their needs. Amsoil I believe used the German formula for their oil. I could be wrong but I don't think so and this is my subconscious thoughts coming out on this but I must admit I do value my own opinion.
 

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I stocked shelves at an auto parts store when I was a kid. Those cardboard cans would leak oil all over the place. We used to keep them in plastic trays on the shelf to contain the oil.
 
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Mopar Guys/Gals: I was going through my garage cabinets yesterday and found these old school cardboard and metal cans of motor oil. I remember my dad pulling into the Standard Oil gas station in my neighborhood growing up and seeing these cans stacked there. The attendant would actually open up the hood of our '67 Fury wagon once he stuck the fuel hose in (the photo below is the same Fury wagon with me loading my little sister in the rear seat and mom climbing into the driver's seat). He'd check the oil and show the dipstick to my dad. If we were a quart down, the attendant would pierce an oil can with a metal spout like the one shown in the photo. Later when I was older, I learned to change my own oil and filter and I always found a certain satisfaction from the schlunk sound that the spout would make when I'd ram it down on the can. How about you? Do you remember schlunking these oil cans back in the day? I just don't get the same satisfaction from twisting off the cap on a modern plastic oil quart. (PS: Can you identify the sedan in the right foreground of the second photo?)

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I have one in my cabinet:). And sure do remember it. When I was a kid I worked for Kingsdale Exxon Bronx NY. Used those oil fillers for customers when they gassed up their vehicles. Back than we pumped the gas and had to ask every operator if they wanted their oil checked and washed their windows. Old school owner. He CNN passed a few months ago. Great guy. RIP
 

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I believe it was the German scientist in World War II that developed the synthetic oil because Germany did not have oil Reserves to take care of their needs. Amsoil I believe used the German formula for their oil. I could be wrong but I don't think so and this is my subconscious thoughts coming out on this but I must admit I do value my own opinion.


They were also synthesizing gasoline.
 

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In the late 70's, I poured a lot of Arco Graphite from those cans into customers cars. Whiteys Arco in Moorestown NJ. It's now a bank.
 
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