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Hot Rods HAMB friendly oil change receipts

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by klawockvet, Apr 13, 2020.

  1. klawockvet
    Joined: May 1, 2012
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    klawockvet
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    Out of Covid Boredom I was cleaning out the old family desk today and ran across an oil change receipt as well as a Standard Oil Credit card receipt. I thought I would share how it was done back in the day and what it cost in Los Angeles in May 1940. Gas at .18/gallon and top of the line oil at .25/quart. Standard Oil was one of the top gas and oil stations. It was probably cheaper with the independents, especially in the cheaper parts of the country. IMG_4070.jpg IMG_4071.jpg
     
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  2. 41rodderz
    Joined: Sep 27, 2010
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    41rodderz
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    from Oregon

    Simply Wow and cool.
     
  3. 2OLD2FAST
    Joined: Feb 3, 2010
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    2OLD2FAST
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    from illinois

    My memory may be wrong but when I started in the gas station(1963) I don't think we charged labor for oil changes, just for the oil,, filter , and fluids ( antifreeze , brake fluid , gear oil trans fluid, power steering fluid , distilled water for the battery)....I remember fixing a flat was $2...gas was $.30 gal..
     
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