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TL7
09-07-2010, 01:24 PM
I always changed the oil on our 2007 Outback myself using the drain hose on the bottom. Now that we have the 2010 LSV, I'm wondering if this is the best way or if an extraction pump is better. I assume I will need a pump to do the v-drive fluid anyway....

If a pump is the better method, does anyone have a good pump to recommend?

Thanks in advance!

MartinCaron
09-07-2010, 01:41 PM
I use the seasense oil extractor. Kinda noisy but effortless. Plus i can do it right at the dock by plugging on the boat's batteries

http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:NxlaRgKM1Xq7qM:http://www.smartmarine.co.nz/images/large/seasense%20oil%20extractor.jpg&t=1

kaneboats
09-07-2010, 09:11 PM
I have a manual extractor. It takes a little while but beers usually fill in the time.

brain_rinse
09-07-2010, 09:25 PM
http://www.northerntool.com/shop/tools/product_465467_465467
http://www.northerntool.com/images/product/images/332260_lg.jpg

cab13367
09-07-2010, 09:34 PM
I use the Pela 6000 and it works great. I stick it into the oil drain hose rather than the dipstick tube. Below is a review I did on it a while ago.

http://moomba.com/msgboard/showthread.php?t=6927&highlight=Pela+6000

viking
09-07-2010, 11:45 PM
I've been searching here all night and cannot find a past post on a "powered" pump that someone used with a power drill to suck all the fluids out.

If you're out there.........please speak up? If someone has the thread or post can you place a link to it on here? Thanks! Was planning on using that method myself :)

I think it was something like/if not this:
http://www.jamestowndistributors.com/userportal/show_product.do?pid=13299&AMAZON

deafgoose
09-08-2010, 01:52 AM
This is what I use

http://www.wholesalemarine.com/p/PEL-PL-14K/

mk_deuce
09-08-2010, 09:15 AM
+1 for a pump on the end of the oil pan drain hose. I do have to hook up my hand pump because just letting it "gravity drain" will not get all the oil out. Dont even bother trying to pump up & out the dipstick tube. Total waste of time!

kaneboats
09-08-2010, 09:22 AM
I use the dipstick hole and it works fine. Must be my extractor set up right for it.

2007 Outback V
09-08-2010, 10:47 AM
I've been searching here all night and cannot find a past post on a "powered" pump that someone used with a power drill to suck all the fluids out.

If you're out there.........please speak up? If someone has the thread or post can you place a link to it on here? Thanks! Was planning on using that method myself :)

I think it was something like/if not this:
http://www.jamestowndistributors.com/userportal/show_product.do?pid=13299&AMAZON


Here you go!
http://moomba.com/msgboard/showthread.php?t=9607&highlight=drill+pump

I use this same method, easy, cheap and works well.

jester
09-08-2010, 12:47 PM
I've been searching here all night and cannot find a past post on a "powered" pump that someone used with a power drill to suck all the fluids out.

If you're out there.........please speak up? If someone has the thread or post can you place a link to it on here? Thanks! Was planning on using that method myself :)

I think it was something like/if not this:
http://www.jamestowndistributors.com/userportal/show_product.do?pid=13299&AMAZON

That would be me. I got the drill pump from Home Depot and used a washer (yes the one you use to wash your clothing and connects up the water line) hose then got an adapter that screws into the oil drain hose. Works great but not enough time to really crack into the 6 pack. Have to do that as the engine is heating up.
Drill pump cost is about $8. washer hose was free since i had one and the adapter was like $8.

viking
09-08-2010, 02:38 PM
Thanks guys :)

And Jester......when you have the time can you post a pic of the adapter going from washer hose to oil drain hose??

Do you still drop the drain hose out and down and let gravity work some while pumping or do you pump it straight up and out like most extractors? How messy is the cleanup of the hoses/pump and what do you do for that?

Thanks again!!

ftd
09-09-2010, 09:53 AM
I have this pump:
http://www.wholesalemarine.com/pc/ITT-17800-2000/260003/Oil+Change+Pumps/Porta-Quick+Portable+Oil+Changer.html

It is a tad pricey but works well/fast and I have had this pump probably close to 20 years and it still works great.

Frank

jester
09-09-2010, 11:19 AM
Thanks guys :)

And Jester......when you have the time can you post a pic of the adapter going from washer hose to oil drain hose??

Do you still drop the drain hose out and down and let gravity work some while pumping or do you pump it straight up and out like most extractors? How messy is the cleanup of the hoses/pump and what do you do for that?

Thanks again!!

I am on the road for work right now but will try to get pic's for you next week. I still dropped the hose out the plug hole just to speed up the process and to limit any oil going over the boat. Clean up ? There was no mess. I might of used a rag to wipe down the adaptor.