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by LonestarEMT » May 22 2010, 1:17am
by REDTRUCK » Jul 27 2010, 3:30pm
2001GMC wrote:If you have the factory skid plate option you will quickly discover that it makes a perfect oil trap and the you will either need to clean it out ( a major PITA) or face leaving drops of used oil where you park after every oil change. The solution is easy. Take one of your empty favorite beverage cans (soup cans are better but harder to cut) and cut both ends off, split it and lay it out flat. Now cut a rectangular piece out about four inches wide and the length of the can. On one end bend the entire end into a hook (greater than 90* bend) that will hang over the edge of the skid plate and make the other end into a V. If you are worried that the "spout" will get knocked out of place just use a pair of vice grips off to one side to clamp the end to the skid plate. Put in place before you remove the drain plug and when the "gusher" of oil settles down all of the drips will travel down the "spout" you made and into the drain pan instead of your skid plate.
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by shaunfield78 » Oct 24 2010, 8:02pm
lzn197 wrote:6 quarts. BTW, that info is available in the owners manual or the online manual here. A little word of advice. Pay close attention to the installation instructions on your oil filter. Nothing worse than having a filter leak or fall off later. I hope this helps. Don't forget to clean the magnet on the end of your drain plug.
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