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Hi, does anyone here do their own oil changes? My husband always does the maintenance on our vehicles and wants to change the oil. He took a look underneath the car and could not find the drain plug. Any tips on changing the oil? <P>Thanks in advance,<BR>Tanya<BR>
 

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hi ,<P>after you remove the plastic covering the motor, the drain plug is actually on the edge of the oil pan...it is sideways, it's easy to overlook...<P>tom
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Mr. T5:<BR><B>I want to ask if Mobil 1 Tri Synthetic 5w-30 better or the Amsoil Series 2000 0w-30 better? Any opinion?</B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>I'd think they're both comparable as far as longevity is concerned. I read on another thread how the guys swear by the Amsoil, but they complain about the high price ($5 to $8 a quart) but I can pick up 6 quarts of Mobil 1 10-W30 at Costco for $22, so I just get that. The Mobil 1 should be good enough for 7500 mile oil changes.<P>
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by T5 Dave:<BR><B> I'd think they're both comparable as far as longevity is concerned. I read on another thread how the guys swear by the Amsoil, but they complain about the high price ($5 to $8 a quart) but I can pick up 6 quarts of Mobil 1 10-W30 at Costco for $22, so I just get that. The Mobil 1 should be good enough for 7500 mile oil changes.<P></B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>Supposedly, Amsoil is a bit better than Mobil1; I wouls certainly expect that for the extra $$$ that it costs. But if Mobil1 is good for at least 10,000 miles, why pay extra money for a (supposedly) superior oil? Mobil1 has tremendous qualities and reputation. I still change mine every 6 months now matter what the mileage might be. Use 5W-30 from November until March and 10W-30 thereafter.<P>Yannis<P><P>
 
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