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View Poll Results: Do you change your own oil?
I always change my own oil, no matter what 36 76.60%
Depends on my schedule, but generally I dont mind 7 14.89%
I don't trouble myself with such basic chores, quickee lube all the way! 3 6.38%
Whats an oil change? 1 2.13%
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Old 03-31-2007, 09:48 PM   #1
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I figured that some of us would never let a quickee lube place touch our cars. Gonna be interesting to see the split.
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i change my Oil Myself, every time at regular intervals. I would NEVER let anyone do it on my Personal vehicle
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when its so easy to do... Why not do it your self.
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I don't let other people change my oil, especially oil change places. Who knows what they do.
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Me and my family always do our own maintenance on all ours cars. Only goes to a shop for major repairs.
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who voted whats an oil change.... lmao

oh that was me but seriously i'm to busy cleaning my car to climb under it lmao

when I have sometime yeah i do it myself but my shop is usually to full of work related chit to get in there and access the hoist I'm really thinking about dropping the trans pan tho and checking stuff out 24000 would you check it now?
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I recently changed my oil for the first time and I am now hooked for life!! I'm the type of person that like to do things for myself, that way I know it'* done right and there is no hokey pokey going on. Also, I like saving money.

I'm not a fan of lube places because of this...http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ja2nPgGtODg
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I'm not a fan of lube places because of this...http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ja2nPgGtODg
DId you notice the oil filter he cracked on? None other than Fram. Never will I buy a filter from them. I liked when he picked up the Napa/WIX filter and highly complimented it.
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ive only taken my car to valvoline a few times. I was either REALLY sick, injured, or both. i changed my oil when i was still in crutches. gawd, that was a biatch to get up. two times they put in the wrong oil.
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Only myself. Mobil 1, delco filter, switching to PureONE on my next change.

I used to take my cars to those places before i learned how easy it was to do,
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