How often/many miles do you change oil? ThxHi.
Well, what I do, is lift each side with a floor jack on the jack points and slip a 6x12 block under each tire. That gives me enough room to reach under and open the drain plug. The filter is near the front of the motor so is easily accessible. Drain, install a new filter, then lower. I use Castrol 5/20 full synthetic. Whole job takes 30 minutes.
Hope this helps,
Also, it's a pain to properly dispose of oil and you don't really save that much money when the time/effort is taken into account. After you get to a certain age, it's just not worth the time effort it takes to properly recycle the oil, etc.Whatever you do, BE CAREFUL! I never had the opportunity to meet my grandfather. He was crushed while working under a car before I was born. My car goes to my buddy’s shop where it goes up on a proper lift.
Plus no special ed flunkies working on my car.... I have seen them do all kinds of stupid crap....That is true for some people, for me I find it easier than taking it to a shop. I do it when I want, no waiting, oil goes back into the jug and back to the autoparts store next time I'm there.