Changing oil

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Changing oil

Post by jhnmdahl » Fri Oct 09, 2015 10:38 am

I have the V8 5.7l Volvo Penta in my 210, and did my first winterizing last weekend. Part of that was pumping out the oil the boat came with, and refilling with Mobil 1 15w-50 (Volvo says any 30w or higher is fine, but no 0w-30). It went pretty slick, but it did take about 10 minutes for the pump to remove all the oil from the engine through the dipstick tube (oil was not hot).

The nice part is you don't have to pump continuously, or even very often - just pump enough to create a good vacuum in the changer at the start, and sit back and watch the oil move. I used a Marpac fluid extractor, like the one here: http://www.defender.com/product3.jsp?pa ... id=1345777 which includes a tube that can be inserted through the dipstick tube and a hose connection that can simply be screwed onto the top of the dipstick tube (as pictured below).
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Re: Changing oil

Post by Big Block Power » Wed Oct 05, 2016 7:53 pm

John I wish I could find that adaptor for the dip stick tube. Do you have any leads?
I just bought a new 12v pump to try.I always had the vacuum pump one also. I figure for under $20 with a try. It had ok reviews on it.
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Re: Changing oil

Post by Big Block Power » Sun Oct 09, 2016 8:28 am

I bought a washer machine hose cut it in half with a few adaptors just to make sure it had some clearance on the dipstick tube. Not sure if I really needed too. after I ran the boat all day yesterday I decided to drain the oil with this pump and I got 6qts it in about 2 minutes. It worked awesome and no mess. I think I paid under $20 for that pump and $10 in the washer hose. I'm set now for awhile.
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Re: Changing oil

Post by jhnmdahl » Sun Oct 09, 2016 10:53 am

I don't have any great leads unfortunately - everything I have came in the box with the manual extractor pump. I sort of like that it's manual and fairly simple, and it doesn't take many pumps to get a good vacuum going. I think mine was maybe $50-60 with shipping.
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Re: Changing oil

Post by AsLan7 » Mon Sep 04, 2017 10:03 am

Great stuff here.

Yes, I have always used the Moeller vacuum pump with extractor tube.

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Re: Changing oil

Post by Big Block Power » Sun Sep 24, 2017 6:42 pm

Changed my oil and filter today after the day on the water. I figured the oil is warm and I think I'll only get out one more time. It's warm out so just get it done. Five minutes done and no mess :-) I really like that pump and the washer hose I have converted to fit my dipstick. Fuel is stabilized before I hit the water.
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Re: Changing oil

Post by AsLan7 » Sun Sep 24, 2017 7:01 pm

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...you mean you guys don't pull your engine out of the boat to change the oil?

Lightweights.


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Re: Changing oil

Post by cmattj » Sun Sep 24, 2017 7:08 pm

AsLan7 wrote:
Sun Sep 24, 2017 7:01 pm
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...you mean you guys don't pull your engine out of the boat to change the oil?

Lightweights.


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Classic...
Now you can flip er over and do that pesky oil filter..
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Re: Changing oil

Post by Big Block Power » Sun Sep 24, 2017 7:26 pm

cmattj wrote:
Sun Sep 24, 2017 7:08 pm
AsLan7 wrote:
Sun Sep 24, 2017 7:01 pm
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...you mean you guys don't pull your engine out of the boat to change the oil?

Lightweights.


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Classic...
Now you can flip er over and do that pesky oil filter..
Lmao :-)
Just don't poke a hole in it first if you do it that way now.:-)
Lightweight.really that tiny low hp engine wouldn't be going back in if I was that far. I'd make a second trip to the bank.lol
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Re: Changing oil

Post by AsLan7 » Sun Sep 24, 2017 8:49 pm

Big Block Power wrote:
Sun Sep 24, 2017 7:26 pm
cmattj wrote:
Sun Sep 24, 2017 7:08 pm
AsLan7 wrote:
Sun Sep 24, 2017 7:01 pm
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...you mean you guys don't pull your engine out of the boat to change the oil?

Lightweights.


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Classic...
Now you can flip er over and do that pesky oil filter..
Lmao :-)
Just don't poke a hole in it first if you do it that way now.:-)
Lightweight.really that tiny low hp engine wouldn't be going back in if I was that far. I'd make a second trip to the bank.lol


Well,
I could add a whipple supercharger and get 75mph out of her like this gentleman did to his. 263: :D


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