[rescue] Oh no! This poor Origin server.....
dand at pcisys.net
Sat Apr 3 09:04:37 CST 2004
On Fri, 2 Apr 2004, Phil Stracchino wrote:
> > Call me crazy, but... I have one advantage over the local
> > quickie oil change place: I can change my oil when the
> > engine has cooled. I tend not to burn my hand that way.
> Funny ... I prefer to change my oil when it's hot.
> You get more complete drainage that way, and more of the crud and sludge
> comes out with the oil. (And getting the crud and sludge out is, after
> all, at least half the point; which is why I don't use synthetic wonder
> oils in my cars -- sure, PennExxAcoOline WonderOne may have a viscosity
> life of 100,000 miles, but it's carrying around just as much filth after
> the first 5,000 of them as a quart of K-Mart Economy K-Oil.)
I said cooled, not cold.
When I do it myself, I do it when it's no longer hot enough to burn me,
but warm enough that the oil still flows. Lately I don't have time to
do it myself, but I'll be unemployed at the end of this month so perhaps
I can catch up.
# Dan Duncan (kd4igw) dand at pcisys.net http://pcisys.net/~dand
# You smash it - and Ill build around it.
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