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Old 02-23-2007, 05:47 PM
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Why do the oil change fananics hate me so?

Is it my dynamic wit? Or my extreme brilliance? All I know is when I go at Larry B. about his insane oil change bi-line, he and his minions attack.

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Old 02-23-2007, 06:00 PM
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Larry once rescued me from a fate worse than death, when I recklessly tried to change cold motor oil. Ever since then I have been in his debt. There must be a good reason he hates you, therefore I hate you as well. 240's suck, BTW.
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Old 02-23-2007, 06:02 PM
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OTO, I just visited your public profile page on this site, and if that is a picture of you, all is forgiven.
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Old 02-23-2007, 06:07 PM
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Yes, 240D do sux but I also have a 300D, which suxs slightly less.

Yes, that pic is of me, in my younger days. I used to be an underwear model.

And yes, changing oil cold could crack your block...Larry said. And you have to leave the drain plug out at least a year, otherwise a drop might be trapped in the engine. Oh yeah, don't forget to drain the oil cooler. Then remove it and sent it to a clean room for inspection.

Geez, it's all coming back to me now.

240Joe....
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Old 02-23-2007, 06:10 PM
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I usually remove the drain plug and let most of the oil drain out, then I place a running garden hose in the oil fill hole. I allow the water to run until the engine is completely free of all traces of oil. Can't tell you how much the neighbors love me for this.
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Old 02-23-2007, 06:14 PM
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I drain my oil out, then refill the crankcase with diesel fuel, run it about 5 minutes, and then drain that.

Then I place a tampon in the oil drain hole and let it sit over night. I know, I know, Larry told me this could lead to Toxic Shock Syndrome but those pads are SO bulky.

240Joe
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Old 02-23-2007, 06:19 PM
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I used to disassemble the engine and wipe everything clean with a lint-free shop rag. Go ahead, try to top that one.
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Old 02-23-2007, 06:34 PM
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Old 02-23-2007, 06:42 PM
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you s guys are killing me!

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Old 02-23-2007, 06:42 PM
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Just to see if it would hurt my engine in my 240, I once dropped a duece down the oil filler hole.

It not only smoothed out the idle, but it improved my fuel economy by 30%.

I wouldn't dare tell Larry that...cause he's always constipated.

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Old 02-23-2007, 06:45 PM
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Seriously, I haven't changed my oil in my 240 in 3 frickin years. And the last time I changed it, I put used synthetic in it after another guy ran it for 5kmiles.

Runs like a top.

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Old 02-23-2007, 07:03 PM
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Seriously,...................... I put used synthetic in it
Runs like a top.240Joe
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Old 02-23-2007, 07:07 PM
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Change your oil hot and often....what a total load of BS. Total auto repair whacking off. It's a stealth repair, for peeps that can't do real work, at least they can change their oil....might as well do it 24/7/365.25.

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Old 02-23-2007, 07:08 PM
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Yeah joe, That kind of talk is best spoke over here on the OD... Larry is a giant around here that has given to this place more than 100 wiki's ever could... and he doesn't take kindly to wiseacering when it comes to spreading the good news of car care.

So how many miles do you have on your 'little duce 4-door' special sludge mixture? Be sure to have a look at the bottom end when it finaly siezes up so you can see where your wicked ways have led you.

Ditto what tom said and welcome to the OD.
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Old 02-23-2007, 07:11 PM
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troll, troll, troll your boat gently down the stream, merrily, merrily, merrily, life is such a scream.

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