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I was in Wallyworld yesterday and saw they had a display 2.5 gallons of their own brand of DEF which is "Super Tech" for $7.88. It had a date stamp of July 2019. I'm assuming that's manufacture date?
Peak brand Blue DEF is usually just under $13 for 2.5 gallons.
Any harm in using the cheapo stuff?
 

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Lots of threads on this already. It's pretty much all made in the same places. A lot of folks use the Peak and a lot use the Super Tech with good results. Then there are those that only use it at the pump to ensure its freshness. The only thing I would caution on both the Super Tech and Peak is to check the seals before buying. Some folks have reported people filling the empty jug with water and returning it to customer service only to have it re-stocked back on the shelf.
 

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I was in Wallyworld yesterday and saw they had a display 2.5 gallons of their own brand of DEF which is "Super Tech" for $7.88. It had a date stamp of July 2019. I'm assuming that's manufacture date?
Peak brand Blue DEF is usually just under $13 for 2.5 gallons.
Any harm in using the cheapo stuff?
It's all the same.
 

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I was in Wallyworld yesterday and saw they had a display 2.5 gallons of their own brand of DEF which is "Super Tech" for $7.88. It had a date stamp of July 2019. I'm assuming that's manufacture date?

Peak brand Blue DEF is usually just under $13 for 2.5 gallons.

Any harm in using the cheapo stuff?


Back when I bought DEF fluid I got the Peak Blue Def for $10.88 at Sams Club.


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DEF is DEF. Been using nothing but Wal Mart super tech since day one (3 years now) and no issues.


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Super Tech FTW!
 

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I just don't like the messy Super Tech bottles.....the ones I 've seen looked like they leak are got spilled on while being filled...and do they have any kind of security seal?

Pumps can be messy and sticky too....have gloves for that.
 

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I've used Travelers, Super Tech, Peak Blue. As long as the DEF meets the spec it's all the same stuff.
I'm running Super Tech at the moment from Wally World.
 

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I've used Travelers, Super Tech, Peak Blue. As long as the DEF meets the spec it's all the same stuff.
I'm running Super Tech at the moment from Wally World.
I always buy mine at the pump.....with that being said, I’ve never witnessed ANY DEF in one gallon or 2.5 gallon jugs NOT have the API certification on the packaging.
 

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I believe buying the DEF at the pump is the cheapest route. Fill up the old containers you're buying now.
 

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I only use about 15 gallons a year. As long as it gives me better MPG and power I am good...LOL
 

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I've had terrible experiences with the pump DEF, never has it not ran all over the side of my truck. Its cheaper and easier to fill the tank, but the mess is ridiculous.
 

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Lots of threads on this already. It's pretty much all made in the same places. A lot of folks use the Peak and a lot use the Super Tech with good results. Then there are those that only use it at the pump to ensure its freshness. The only thing I would caution on both the Super Tech and Peak is to check the seals before buying. Some folks have reported people filling the empty jug with water and returning it to customer service only to have it re-stocked back on the shelf.
That return scam also applies to oil containers, I had broken seals when I opened some expensive synthetic gear lube years ago.
Scammer refills with stuff that looks like oil and returns it for a refund.
 

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I believe buying the DEF at the pump is the cheapest route. Fill up the old containers you're buying now.
Do not reuse the DEF containers, that's where the problems start.
 

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I always buy mine at the pump.....with that being said, I’ve never witnessed ANY DEF in one gallon or 2.5 gallon jugs NOT have the API certification on the packaging.
I'm using pump DEF at the local Pilot in my work truck. My pickup, the two times I added DEF, I dumped in one 2.5 gallon jug. I'm not going to fill it.
 

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I believe buying the DEF at the pump is the cheapest route. Fill up the old containers you're buying now.
Do not reuse the DEF containers, that's where the problems start.
I can see the logic in that statement. I've personally never done it.
 

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Tips for using the pump DEF:

1 - don't put the nozzle all the way in....leave it about 1" from bottoming out...so the air can come out....or you will splash.

2 - you have to barely open the flow up...I repeat slowly open the flow of the nozzle and do not go wide open.

If you follow 1 and 2 you will be a happy DEF pumper :)
 

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I fill mine at the pump...never had an issue with spillage. It is absolutely the best way to do it, get it exactly full every time with none left over, freshest and cheapest.
 
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