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Re: changing oil ?'s (archive)

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Posted by CFL on May 21, 2001 at 14:08:19:

In Reply to: changing oil ?'s posted by vlksdragon on May 21, 2001 at 12:12:35:

I know this may sounds a little stupid, but is there anything I should know about changing the oil? Anything
to look out for? And what's a good weight to run in
90-100 degree weather?
I just helped to pull a S14 motor several weeks ago, and here I am asking about an oil change...sheeesh...


-- Don't strip the drain plug when tightening it

-- ...and don't forget to get a new crush washer for the drain plug

-- Pre-oil the filter, I about fill it with fresh oil then spin it on.

-- For your area I'd use Mobil 1 15W50

-- Don't spill any or else have some oil dry handy to lift it with, maybe kitty litter works. :)

-- I overfill by 1/16th of an inch over the full mark (just to be safe).

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