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Yes, I change my own oil 947 90.02%
No, I have someone change my oil for me 105 9.98%
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post #1 of 251 Old 10-16-2009, 02:35 PM Thread Starter
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Do you change your own oil?

Simple poll. Do you change your own oil or do you have someone do it for you.

Please don't start the into the usual oil debate.

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Won't let some punk kid do it, they don't take pride on their work anymore, like I did when I worked at Grease Monkey


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Won't let some punk kid do it, they don't take pride on their work anymore, like I did when I worked at Grease Monkey
just curious as to which grease monkey you worked at?

i also change my own oil. its too easy to have to pay someone

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just curious as to which grease monkey you worked at?

i also change my own oil. its too easy to have to pay someone
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I do my own once a year whether it needs it or not! Every June.

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I buy the materials and have my friend who runs a shop take care of the labor and disposal for me.
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Well, I don't take it anywhere to get done, I showed my wife how to do it once, & when it comes time I crack my belt & tell her to throw her azz under the rig.

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i change my own oil... or i take it to the oil change place my bro works at when im visiting my parents and get everything for free... (but i still change my own when im there)
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Well, I don't take it anywhere to get done, I showed my wife how to do it once, & when it comes time I crack my belt & tell her to throw her azz under the rig.
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