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1993 Chevrolet G Series Van (G20) Question: how to change oil

 

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willieg, 5.7L V8, Dequincy, LA, September 28, 2012, 04:49
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never done it before but think i can with help

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    pushrod September 28, 2012, 05:20
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    CHEAPER AND A LOT LESS MESS TO GO TO QUICK LUBE JOINT!!!

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    willieg, September 29, 2012, 07:43
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    van has been setting for a while because it wont back up. got new batery and it will start right up, wont to change oil before i run engine a long time. am going to have trans leak fixed.

    THANK YOU!

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    globalhelper September 28, 2012, 06:16
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    walmart is like 18.00 alot easier

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    willieg, September 29, 2012, 07:45
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    van has been setting for a while because it wont back up. got new batery and it will start right up, wont to change oil before i run engine a long time. am going to have trans leak fixed.

    THANKYOU!

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    pushrod, September 29, 2012, 08:31
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    I WOULD CHECK OIL LEVEL TO SEE IF OK THEN LET WHOM EVER FIXES TRANS. DO THE OIL CHANGE.
    WITHOUT PROPER TOOLS, DRAIN PAN ECT. JUST A MESSY JOB. THEN YOU HAVE TO DISPOSE OF
    OLD OIL. AND I AM SURE YOU CAN DO IT, IT JUST AIN'T WORTH THE TIME AND EFFORT.

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    willieg, September 29, 2012, 20:27
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    thank you very much, i've borrowed an oil pan and 5/8 ranch and done it myself. i thank all of you very much!

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    pushrod, September 29, 2012, 23:00
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    WAY TO GO!! THE OIL FILTER MUST HAVE NOT BEEN TO TIGHT AS MOST OF THE TIME YOU NEED A WRENCH FOR THAT AS WELL.

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    willieg, September 30, 2012, 07:19
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    i let it drain all night and going to take it off today, do have wrench.THANKS!

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    pushrod, September 30, 2012, 07:58
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    READ INSTRUCTIONS ON OIL FILTER BOX FOR INSTALL. DON'T NEED WRENCH TO TIGHTEN!!! HAND TIGHTEN PER FILTER BOX INSTRUCT.

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    willieg, September 30, 2012, 19:38
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    THANK YOU VERY MUCH!

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    pushrod, September 30, 2012, 19:59
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    YOU ARE WELCOM. BUT DON'T LET THE WORD GET OUT OR YOU WILL BE SERVICING CARS FOR EVERYONE IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD.

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    willieg, October 01, 2012, 07:29
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    thanks, i am almost 68 yr old and very slow so i wont have time for that. wish i had learned more about repairs when i was young. used to have money so in buying the drinks etc i had guys that wouldn't let me do the work. so now i am an old guy trying to learn. (lol) i own every tool i could need to do repairs because i always bought the tools my friends need to repair so now i am learning what they are and how to use them. again you can get a laugh from this but it is true.

    THANKS AGAIN!

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    pushrod, October 01, 2012, 07:39
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    Nothing wrong with that, in fact that is exactly how i would have done it.
    If i had the money!

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