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Old 05-30-2006, 12:02 PM
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Better than this one? I have 14 quart pans on the engines.
I have that one, and it usually worked great.
But last fall I tried to pump the oil back out of the bucket after it had gotten cool and something went bad. The impeller is still good. The pump blows bubbles in the oil but won't suck.

Note to self.... don't try to pump oil that has gotten cold.
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Old 05-30-2006, 09:16 PM
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You need to be small! I had the same set up on my 29 Fountain that Cig88 talks about. I used to hook up my bucket with pump on top and suck out the oil in 30 sec. easyfrom the oil pan. The pump I have will suck the oil through the dip stick no problem but sucking it from the oil pan is the ultimate way to go. Only hard and messy part is getting the hoses connected to the oil pan. Simple Green cleans up the bildge very well. I suggest that you heat up the engines to operating temp and suck the oil from the dipstick and put those oil absorbers in the bildge and line the bildge with with lots of old towels. Try to attach the hoses to the oil drain pans as fast as you can. Let me know if you need some help and I will come over. I know this sounds weird but...I can take my leg off and fit into some small places...yes it has it's advantages sometimes! I'm home all week.
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Old 05-30-2006, 09:25 PM
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So it drains better this way than thru the dipstick?Thanks for the info. I don't see the attachment offered by itself on the West Marine website. I am going Wednesday to buy it , I assume they will be able to order the extra ones.
I got mine from Eddie Marine or some where like that..
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geezzzz thirty two posts about oil changers......im in marine tech hell


I can just imagine how many posts if I started a thread about marine head......I mean heads (toilets for the blow boaters)

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