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aal65

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Message Posted: Mar 21, 2003 9:13:33 AM

I know I do. I change the oil of both my truck and my wife's car every 3000 miles, rotate the tires every other change oil, check the brake pads, drive belts, air filter, etc everytime I get down and dirty. Also I change my engine coolant once a year preferably before summer. A lot of work, but a lot of savings in the long run....
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Jackson126
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2014 8:52:45 AM

no
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weddy11
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2014 8:44:41 AM

Yes
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2014 8:13:12 AM

No
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2014 8:12:33 AM

yes
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2014 12:52:18 AM

no
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Dineh
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Message Posted: Nov 14, 2014 3:18:47 AM

Yes
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contiki
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Message Posted: Nov 13, 2014 6:41:10 AM

no..........
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hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Nov 13, 2014 6:24:56 AM

Yes, $75.00 for a synthetic oil change is a bit much at the shop.
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ricebike
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Message Posted: Nov 13, 2014 5:04:19 AM

no chance of an unskilled grease monkey over torquing or stripping the drain bolt... and i lube the o-ring and tighten the filter correctly as well!
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Message Posted: Nov 13, 2014 2:17:31 AM

No
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55Russ
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Message Posted: Nov 13, 2014 2:00:39 AM

Sometimes
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Big Dan
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Message Posted: Nov 13, 2014 1:26:11 AM

Yes
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Nov 13, 2014 12:58:21 AM

no
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FrankLee1
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2014 9:40:54 PM

Yes. My car doesn't let anyone else touch her private parts.
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Mikeyy1960
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2014 7:36:08 PM

yes
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2014 5:52:21 PM

no
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2014 4:17:22 PM

No, I am past that now too.
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contiki
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2014 2:03:56 PM

No.... not with either vehicle....always at the dealership......
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probedude2
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2014 2:46:07 AM

Yes I do
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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2014 1:09:55 AM

Yes
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JimiHatt
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Message Posted: Nov 11, 2014 9:38:11 PM

Always. Seems like everybody I know has a story about a shop screwing up an oil change one way or another.
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Nov 11, 2014 1:07:33 AM

no
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Message Posted: Nov 10, 2014 8:35:31 PM

Yes, have always done so
Did 1 last Saturday.
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Message Posted: Nov 9, 2014 2:01:12 AM

Yes
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Message Posted: Nov 9, 2014 1:46:24 AM

No.
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Nov 9, 2014 12:40:36 AM

no
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forestghost07
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Message Posted: Nov 8, 2014 11:42:41 PM

yes always. No one touches my motors but me.
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Message Posted: Nov 8, 2014 9:07:38 PM

No
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Message Posted: Nov 3, 2014 3:55:48 AM

Yes
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Norm1947
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2014 12:52:29 AM

no
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55Russ
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2014 12:03:54 AM

Not very often
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2014 10:46:40 PM

nope
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Jackson126
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2014 7:24:50 AM

no
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2014 3:24:06 AM

Yes
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2014 9:43:16 AM

once upon a time
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2014 9:21:37 AM

No
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2014 9:08:54 AM

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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2014 8:23:38 AM

yes
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Message Posted: Oct 25, 2014 1:06:15 PM

Always have, since day 1
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Message Posted: Oct 25, 2014 9:02:39 AM

Nah.....
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redfish67
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 9:50:22 AM

no, Ford does it for $20
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 9:24:19 AM

Yes, on my pickup truck.
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N
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no
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 6:32:54 AM

No..............
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hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2014 6:38:01 AM

Yes, garages charge $75.00 for a Mobil 1 oil & filter change. Do it myself with an OEM filter & Mobil 1 for only $26.00
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2014 6:16:37 AM

Ussed to, but not any more.
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