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Old 01-14-2013, 08:32 AM   #211
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Well I feel like an idiot Apparently it took a while for me to realize that the oil I was putting into the head was running down the dip-stick and I thought it was over-filled by a mile... Oh well, live and learn.


You can buy one for 99. Put it in the oil filler cap hole and pour in the oil. No harder than pouring a glass of chocolate milk, which means my nine-year-old daughter can accomplish that step.

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I also must say that for oil changes, ramps would be much quicker than a jack and axle stands. Jacking the car was the most time consuming part.


Yup, ramps for the win. After the oil change, we did a tire rotation which required the jack, but my son has helped me with those since he was four, so that went quickly.
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