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Old 11-15-2007, 11:19 PM   #1
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Since my change was due I decided to go on my own.. Well actually a friend helped me since he had the tools. Bought Mobil 1 Extended Performance (5 qts) and a Mobil 1 oil filter. There was a deal to get all that for $30. (savings of $7-10).

It was actually alot easier that I thought. Feels good to do my own work. And my friend helped so I didn't screw up. (like lubing that seal on the filter).

Now I feel I could tackle changing the tranny lines...
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i love working on cars cuz its so satisfying when you do it yourself
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Be careful who you tell this to or you'll end up changing oil in some girls' cars in a parking lot outside your place of work.

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Nothing like the feeling of doing it yourself.

Hay, I'm going to be in your neck of teh woods come Saturday night. I'll be in Racine.
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Be careful who you tell this to or you'll end up changing oil in some girls' cars in a parking lot outside your place of work.

That could be a good thing :P

Congrats xDRx
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Be careful who you tell this to or you'll end up changing oil in some girls' cars in a parking lot outside your place of work.

That could be a good thing :P

Congrats xDRx
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Progress! Nice to see you're running great oil. How many miles will you put on it before the next oil change.
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Very cool. It'* about one of the only things I can do, and, yup feels good doping it.
Congrats on the new skill
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Glad to hear you gave it a try.

All of you do know that everything on a car is easy as long as you turn a wrench or screwdriver and are willing to try. Sure some things require using instructions and might get sent out to a machine shop because we don't own that level of tools... overall an engine is nothing more than a bunch of nuts and bolts holding parts together.
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And yes, these girls were very appreciative I changed their oil. But one hadn't had it changed in 10,000 miles so I couldn't NOT do it. I actually TAUGHT one of them how to do it because she wanted to learn (and her boyfriend wouldn't show her). :P
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