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Now this here's the story
Of a guy name Catt,
He was pretty dead and stiff,
You can bet your hat on that.

Then one day
He just got into a groove,
So he reached up on the shelf
And he grabbed that can of crude.

Oil, that is. Texas Tea.

So the next thing ya know,
Ol Dead's a drainin' oil.
Into the pan it poured
With a funnel made of foil.

He put the drainbolt back,
And he filled the tank, ya see,
Then onto his radio came
A song about Beverly.

Hills, that is. Sung by Weezer,
Guest appearance by Hef!

(With apologies to Buddy Ebsen and Granny)

So I did change the oil today, and managed to get every drop into the drain pan. I was able to tighten the drain bolt without stripping it; filled the tank with fresh oil up to that level on my finger and no spills, put the cap back on; then carried the pan of oil to the shed to pour into the used oil container. Here I finally spilled three drops, is this enough of a mess to constitute a successful oil change or do I need to loosen the cap on the used oil container, accidentally knock it over and then have the cats leap into the aforementioned mess and track oily pawprints everywhere for days to consider it a successful endeavor?

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Most of my equipment changes its' own oil.

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it will all even out after your next oil change, dont sweat it!


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Originally Posted by Chip H
Most of my equipment changes its' own oil.

We refer to that as "self bailing" around here.

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Spilling oil during changes? My current dreary daily driver has a sump capacity of about one and half imperial gallons. My oil drain cans are all one and one eighth imperial gallons. I always convince myself that I can introduce the second drain can into the oil flow with no spillage. Hopeless.

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Every time I change any oil it only confuses my cat. She gets confused by all the tiny piles of cat litter on the shop floor.


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Originally Posted by DavidP
Every time I change any oil it only confuses my cat. She gets confused by all the tiny piles of cat litter on the shop floor.


No confusion here.......
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