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Old 01-08-2013, 06:13 PM   #194
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Originally Posted by Slo86GT View Post
Good ole FL-1A. Used em for yeeeeeeears on many a 5.0L. Never had any type of oil issue til I went to an el cheapo oil change place. Never again!
Same for me - went to a place back in '92 that changed the oil in my F-150 in a "jiffy". Friend drove it to the mall to pick up a couch and called saying it was making weird noises - she drove it back to my house.

The weird noises was a rod that spun a bearing, most likely due to no oil in engine. Turns out the filter was not tighten - and with only gauges and no idiot lights for oil pressure, she never looked at the gauges.

They offered me $200 towards the repair - "Prorated" as the truck was a '78 with 150K on it. Never a problem with it until THAT oil change.
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