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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 04-01-2007, 12:44 PM   #21
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I have my regular mechanic change my oil, not the newbys at Quicky Lube
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Old 04-01-2007, 04:42 PM   #22
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where'* the option 'leaks before I can change it'?


do all my work myself including changing oil every 3k with mobile1 and ac delco pf52
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When we moved into the new house I took my cars to Valvoline all the time. I had an old highschool friend that'* the manager so I figured it was safe. After about a year the wifes car developed a shake so I took it to the shop after just getting another oil change. The shop found a bad ball joints and said one was really bad. He said that it hadn't been greased in a long time. I disagreed and he showed me the zirk was seized and theres no way anyone got grease in there in a long time. We went over to the other side and there was no old grease hanging around the boot. Pulled the boot back and there was the red synthetic I had put in when we got the car about two years earlier. The bastages didn't tell me about the seized zirk because they weren't greasing anything!

I haven't went back since. Lube, OIL, and Filter all done in my driveway regardless of the weather.
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I don't do the "quickee lube"....but I do a GM certified lube. I trust this particular dealership to do my oil changes ONLY because my father-in-law is the service/parts manager!! Plus not to mention the fact that I have a dirt driveway and no garage at this point so i'm not getting in the dirt when I can just pay $25 to have it done!!!
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Let'* see.... on a dino juice change....

Myself: $15. 20 minutes in the driveway. Use the products i want.

Them:: $35. Drive there, wait in line. Underfill or overfill. Fram and Quaker State. Get told you need wiperblades. Get your wiper fluid topped off. Drive home.

Hmmmmmm. Which one?
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