I havent changed the
on a car in about 15 years.
has been changed tho!
It just isnt worth the hassle and the
is the major cost now.
I trust my local mechanic guy, not so much main dealers and "apprentices" but even they cant mess up an
/filter change ..probably.
Ahh manys the happy hours I spent in my youth removing stuck
filters with the ol leather belt spanner .
Cleverly using a tin snips on an old castrol gtx tin to make a catch container for the old
(still managing to get 1/2 pint of
Then the 3/4 full gtx tin on its side..hmm wth am I gonna do with this
My fondest memory is lying with a gearbox on my chest ,shift end supported on its mounting and lifting the bell end to try and align the main shaft,many times, thru the clutch I had aligned with a shaved broom handle,(not having a spare gearbox mainshaft as suggested by Haynes to hand).This wasnt on a transverse engine.
Nostalgia aint what it used to be