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Old 09-06-2006, 12:31 PM   #11
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Did you say car hoist, oh man what I would do to have one of those in my garage. As Cath always says, you're mak'in me moist. Did I say that............my bad. I may have to deleat that line.
Yup, car hoist and a full access to toold, (air tools too!). this hoist is a HUGE one though, it could lift up a lifted truck with ease, do a bonneville is no problem.

and i try to change the oil at about 8,000 to 9,000... at least before it hits 10,000. not that the oil has broken down, just that its getting dirty. shes an old engine at 112,000 miles.
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Old 09-06-2006, 12:33 PM   #12
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If you don't want to crawl under, on the fronts just turn wheel all the way to the right and get the left one by reaching around from the rear of the tire. Opposite for the other side. Or just pull the wheel , takes 1 min to pull, grease, put tire back on.
are there fittings on the rear as well? i'd have to assume so...
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i try to change the oil at about 8,000 to 9,000... at least before it hits 10,000. shes an old engine at 112,000 miles.
He11..she'* just breaking in!!!!!
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are there fittings on the rear as well? i'd have to assume so...
yup......
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Drifter was telling me about a substitute for Mobile One that he has found that'* the same quality but less expensive but I can't remember the name. Maybe someone can chime in if they know of it.
Esso XD3 0W-30 ( great for winter ) Is produced by NOCO ( which also makes Mobil 1 for Ontario ). $20CAD after tax for 4L. You WILL burn some oil due to lower thickness during start up.. but meh.. small price to pay to ensure the oil gets up and coats all the moving part as quickly as possible. One of the only thing can say we have that US doesn't
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i try to change the oil at about 8,000 to 9,000... at least before it hits 10,000. shes an old engine at 112,000 miles.
He11..she'* just breaking in!!!!!
heh...no kiddin...

mines at 142 and just startin to break in...whats wrong with you kid?!?!?

And change oil at 8-9k? I must be out of the loop somewhere
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If you don't want to crawl under, on the fronts just turn wheel all the way to the right and get the left one by reaching around from the rear of the tire. Opposite for the other side. Or just pull the wheel , takes 1 min to pull, grease, put tire back on.
are there fittings on the rear as well? i'd have to assume so...
yes, they are towards the front end behind the tire. ( hope you understood that, reach around the front of the rear tires)
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Drifter was telling me about a substitute for Mobile One that he has found that'* the same quality but less expensive but I can't remember the name. Maybe someone can chime in if they know of it.
Esso XD3 0W-30
it'* ok oil,

Exxon/Mobil owns Esso but the oils they sell are not the same.
That'* not to say that Esso oils arn't any good though.

but it does not fall in the same group as M1syn.
I highly doubt that Esso'* base oil is as exotic as M1'*
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And change oil at 8-9k? I must be out of the loop somewhere
synthetic oils are good to 10,000 miles they claim. i try and change it before that but i run them at LEAST twice as long as conventional oil. But in all reality the oil is only as good as your engine is clean. so a dirty engine isn't really good for 10k.
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Don't forget, Walmart sells a full syn under their Super Tech brand. Some people dog their stuff, but as Bill Buttermore told me, if it has the corresponding SAE ratings as more expensive oil, it still meets the same standards. I use the regular Super Tech 10W-30 dino oil in mine.
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