04-03-2004, 08:55 AM
Location: On The Move
Join Date: Jul 2003
Mein Auto: Ram 2500 CTD
Completed oil change this morning on the ZHP with the Mityvac I ordered...this thing ROCKS!!! Have about 5,500 miles so I am doing the "oil change between BMW paid for service" thing.
09:41 Start time. Assembled Mityvac - started sucking, at 10m I had 4.5l.
09:55 Removed oil filter head and R/R filter.
10:15 Started putting in new oil.
10:28 Restart, check for leaks.
10:31 Finished with hood down
Elapsed time: 00:50 minutes
Dipstick reading before: lowerish half of middle block
Oil Extracted: 5.2l
Oil Filled: 7.0l
Dipstick reading after: just over middle block
MTK7400 Fluid Extractor 7.3l www.thetoolwarehouse.net $43.26
S-K 36 mm 12 point socket www.thetoolwarehouse.net $14.00
FILTER OEM P/N 11-42-7-512-300 Fields BMW Wtr Park $8.60 (BMW CCA Disc)
Oil BMW Synthetic 5W-30 7x$4.00 => $28.00 BMW Wtr Park (BMW CCA Disc)
Best ribald comment by Mrs. Wingspan - "Hey, I like your new hand pump -- how much fluid can you extract with it?
Second best ribald comment by Mrs Wingspan - "Hey, isn't Austin Powers looking for that thing?
“Character is doing the right thing when nobody’s looking. There are too many people who think that the only thing that’s right is to get by, and the only thing that’s wrong is to get caught.”
- J.C. Watts Jr.