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Old 01-06-2013, 09:50 AM   #11 (permalink)
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then that`s all that matters
i will check it on level ground when i go out, i just cant see how half a quart will hurt the engine

my friend that is a car nut said just not to rev it high for at least 1k miles.

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Old 01-06-2013, 09:52 AM   #12 (permalink)
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so i have nothing to worry about ?? i am so OCD when it comes to my car , just hate dumb people working on my car.

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so i have nothing to worry about ?? i am so OCD when it comes to my car , just hate dumb people working on my car.
Then next time, change it yourself
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I'm doing my oil change today (just did all six zerks two days ago) - will let you know if I'll be going the full 7 quarts, using the dipstick...

EDIT: Checked my sheets, I did use the full 7 quarts during my last oil change; I drive a 2010 TTSE.
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I'm doing my oil change today (just did all six zerks two days ago) - will let you know if I'll be going the full 7 quarts, using the dipstick...
thanks keep me updated
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Okay, it's been an hour or so after warming the engine up, and the oil's still dripping out.

One thing - I recommend that you get a Fumoto Valve. Instead of the usual bolt plugging into the oil pan, you have a tiny brass faucet. Saves the hassle of getting you and your tools bathed in oil, and you never have to replace any oil pan gaskets with each oil change (well, the oil filters need gaskets, but they're all included with the replacement filters). Mine has the nipple on it, but in retrospect the one without the nipple would probably be better - I never use a hose for draining the oil.



F-103 Regular Valve

I was somewhat apprehensive as to whether the mechanism would get clogged with dirt over time - so the last time I changed my oil (and installed this valve), I wrapped it in Glad Wrap, then Scotch Tape, then Aluminum Foil.

Looks as good (and every bit as clean) as new; no patina or anything. I just noticed that it has a nice, big "Made in Japan" emblazoned on it - should go well with your very Asian truck

If you're into bashing your vehicle over rocks needlessly, this probably isn't such a good idea.
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