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Old 11-16-2011, 07:08 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by dan_1337 View Post
One thing that I'd add is that it's probably better to undo your oil filler cap and oil filter cap before undoing the drain bolt
Originally Posted by LeMansteve View Post
+1. At least open the filler cap. Otherwise it could be a mess when draining oil. You'll get the glub-glub-glub instead of a smooth, steady stream of oil. It's the same effect as when you turn a 2L of Coke upside-down vs pouring out sideways.
Thanks for the advice guys!

Originally Posted by darksideracer69 View Post
Has any one noticed that the price of oil had gone up a lot at the auto parts store? Local store has mobile 1 sythnethic for 8-9 bucks a quart. And the wal-mart has those jugs that the op has for 24 bucks.
Yes, i noticed that when i picked up the oil. Paid a little over $25 for a jug of 5 quarts.
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