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Old 09-29-2018, 11:30 AM
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Despite the fact that I am 75, I can still do oil changes. I change the oil & filter on my wife's 2015 CRV. I also do oil changes on my own car.....not a Honda of any sort, but a 2001 Olds Aurora 4.0.
 
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Marc,

KUDOS to you man. Do you have a lift or do you use ramps?
 
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Honda_Addiction.........Thank you! I use ramps for both the CRV & the Olds.
 
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Marc,

Crawling under cars every 3 to 5K miles at 75? YOU ARE A TROOPER MAN!

I am tempted to go for a jack under the subframe and blocking under front jack points next time rather than wrestle those awkward but effective ramps of dad's.
 
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Originally Posted by Honda_Addiction View Post
Marc,

Crawling under cars every 3 to 5K miles at 75? YOU ARE A TROOPER MAN!

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THANK YOU!!!!! And I intend to keep on doing that for as long as I can!
 
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Sure thing brother!

 
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drain plug has been used on piston powered engines since 74 when i worked at Beech Craft West. possibly before that.
 
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marc, i'm not that far behind you in age at 63 ,I still use ramps also change oil in my 99 accord and the wifes 2011 ford focus . at times I've done complete exhausts on the ground using ramps age is what you make of it , if you think you are old well then your old ,
 
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Originally Posted by Honda_Addiction View Post
Sure thing brother!


Right!
 
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Originally Posted by mayhem View Post
if you think you are old well then your old ,

Agreed 100%!
 
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