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so it only cost me an extra 50 bucks this years. what an oil change. i guess i should have looked into the drain machine before i started, because i took out my filter and dropped it, cause i did a hot change, and there was a gasket in the pan. so i put on the new filter, filled up the engine, and started it up, to piss out 3-4L onto the floor from the oil filter. in over 12yrs of working on vehicles ive never double gasketed a vehicle. so 50km round trip to walmart to get more oil and a new filter at 9pm. (thanks jeremy. lol he will never read this but oh well).im not too happy about my complacency. on a good note, i got a jug of free 75w90 for the rear diff. and of course i forgot to get a fuel filter and walmart had none. so it will have to go back up on the hoist one more time in the next few days.

as for the transfer case leak, it must be a really small leak (looks like its pissing all over the place) because i pulled the plug and its still full.
 

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Hey, at least you have a hoist. :drool:

So far I have managed to not double gasket a vehicle, nor leave the drain plug off, or leave the oil cap off. I have forgotten to oil the gasket once, and I ended up punching a screwdriver through the filter four times to get the filter loose enough to unscrew by hand.

Oh, and the day after my spark plug change, I just could not find my big 14" flathead screwdriver. I finally found it wedged between some vacuum lines and the ABS module, behind the engine near the firewall. :doh:
 

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Hey, at least you have a hoist. :drool:

So far I have managed to not double gasket a vehicle, nor leave the drain plug off, or leave the oil cap off. I have forgotten to oil the gasket once, and I ended up punching a screwdriver through the filter four times to get the filter loose enough to unscrew by hand.

Oh, and the day after my spark plug change, I just could not find my big 14" flathead screwdriver. I finally found it wedged between some vacuum lines and the ABS module, behind the engine near the firewall. :doh:
haha that's funny. my buddy was all happy about a rechargeable trouble light he bought. well there's a customer of his driving around somewhere with a $50 led lights, and no charger haha.

the main reason it was irritating was the price of the oil. i might talk to the amsoil rep and see how much of a deal he could give me on a few cases of synthetic. ive heard some pretty good things about it, but ive only ever used amsoil in my 2 strokes.
 

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I would go to a Petro Canada distributor and get some 0W-30 synthetic (used to be Arctic 0W-30, but I think it is now Supreme 0W-30). PC has some of the purest base stocks available, and the prices are great, too. I think it costs me around $22 for a 4 L bottle of synthetic (you can buy those in cases of 4x4L).
 
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