04-03-2004, 08:55 AM
Location: On The Move
Join Date: Jul 2003
Mein Auto: Bimmer
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?