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Mechanics 101 Can't get it to run right? Find a trick to add HP?
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Old 08-31-2006, 03:09 AM   #1
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Default Tools for oil change?

I want to do my own oil change for the first time this weekend, and I was wondering if someone could provide me with a list of all of the tools that I will need before I get started. If you could also give me a price that I should expect to pay to buy it, that would be great too. I don't have any tools besides screw drivers so I'm expecting to spend a bit of money here unfortunately. It's about time I start to buy my own tools though.

Thanks alot! This will save me a lot of time from many trips to the hardware store.

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Old 08-31-2006, 03:24 AM   #2
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Torgue wrench - through Sears its $30 for a beam type and $60 for a clicker type. Do a search for the virtues or evils of each.

19mm socket (I believe) - I got mine for $3 at NAPA.

Oil filter wrench. You can also use a strap kind.

Oil drain pan.

4mm hex bit to remove the bottom fairings.

Drain pan, cat litter, and rags (if you're like me at all)


Now I would be slacking if I didn't mention the Fumoto oil drain valve at www.fumoto.com. It's part F111 and it'll have you trouble down the road.

I'm sure if I missed something, someone will chime in.
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I got all that stuff, so if $$$ is a little low, you are more than welcome to use them. call me if you want to use them. are you back in the city this weekend?
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