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CantRepeat
10-23-2011, 10:27 AM
Someone suggested one of these siphon pumps a while back.

http://images.lowes.com/product/converted/037049/037049945214lg.jpg


I did a little demo of the pump and it works great.

Siphon pump demo. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2oDPBSX4nu0)

I did run the motor up to temp before hand.

thatsmrmastercraft
10-23-2011, 10:31 AM
Someone suggested one of these siphon pumps a while back.

http://images.lowes.com/product/converted/037049/037049945214lg.jpg


I did a little demo of the pump and it works great.

Siphon pump demo. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2oDPBSX4nu0)

I did run the motor up to temp before hand.

I go back and forth on which to use between that pump and a drill motor pump. The hand pump is quick, but while the drill motor takes longer, it leaves a hand free for drinking a beer.:D

epnault
10-23-2011, 10:53 AM
I have really like this one.
http://m.overtons.com/modperl/product/details.cgi?i=27266&pdesc=Oil_Extractor_6_liter

I drop the plug and use the extractor at the same time. With this one you can have a beer in each hand :)

CantRepeat
10-23-2011, 10:57 AM
I have really like this one.
http://m.overtons.com/modperl/product/details.cgi?i=27266&pdesc=Oil_Extractor_6_liter

I drop the plug and use the extractor at the same time. With this one you can have a beer in each hand :)

I've heard to many horror stories about putting the tube down the dipstick hole and it getting hung up and breaking off in the motor. :(

sleeporbutter
10-24-2011, 01:00 AM
I've heard to many horror stories about putting the tube down the dipstick hole and it getting hung up and breaking off in the motor. :(

I use a pump just like that... It's crazy to think someone would put that hose down the dipstick tube. If you hook it up to your drain hose you can put the discharge side right into a gallon jug for a quick, no mess oil change.

psychobilly
10-24-2011, 07:07 AM
I have a small air diaphragm pump that we use in the oil patch for pumping fluids.It's much too nice.

epnault
10-24-2011, 09:49 AM
Never thought about like that. After this post I went out and looked at the hose. It does have a metal backbone but it is sheathed in plastic/rubber for it's entire length. Either way you are starting to get me thinking about how to adapt it to the drain hose instead.

Sodar
10-24-2011, 10:00 AM
I have really like this one.
http://m.overtons.com/modperl/product/details.cgi?i=27266&pdesc=Oil_Extractor_6_liter

I drop the plug and use the extractor at the same time. With this one you can have a beer in each hand :)

Yup. I made a little adapter so I can hook my extractor up to the drain hose (screws onto the hose). Best part about it is that the method is CLEAN! You can do it without getting a drop of oil anywhere. When you start screwing with long hoses and oil pans, it gets messy real quick.

thatsmrmastercraft
10-24-2011, 10:08 AM
I have really like this one.
http://m.overtons.com/modperl/product/details.cgi?i=27266&pdesc=Oil_Extractor_6_liter

I drop the plug and use the extractor at the same time. With this one you can have a beer in each hand :)

Hard to beat that.:toast:

GoneBoatN
10-24-2011, 12:56 PM
Yup. I made a little adapter so I can hook my extractor up to the drain hose (screws onto the hose).

I did the same thing.

02ProstarSammyD
10-24-2011, 01:08 PM
Agri supply has a similar version of what was poster from overtons but its 14 bucks and better. It has a top plug that fits into a similar holder but it can be removed to go on a 2 liter etc. The standard bottle holds enough to empty the tranny but when I'm doing oil I go to a 3 liter. I can get those full, screw on the cap, and take them to advanced for disposal not worrying about spilling etc.

http://www.agrisupply.com/88-405-oil-extractor-/p/70355/

rgardjr1
10-24-2011, 01:42 PM
I use a pump just like that... It's crazy to think someone would put that hose down the dipstick tube. If you hook it up to your drain hose you can put the discharge side right into a gallon jug for a quick, no mess oil change.

No drain hose on my 5.7L Crusader. I'm stuck with the hose down the dipstick tube. It's the method shown in my maintenance manual for the motor.

Sodar
10-24-2011, 01:58 PM
There is nothing wrong with putting a hose down the dipstick. Just be careful. 99.9% of dealers use this method.

CantRepeat
10-24-2011, 02:18 PM
There is nothing wrong with putting a hose down the dipstick. Just be careful. 99.9% of dealers use this method.

I don't know, I've heard of more then a few people getting them snagged and then breaking the hose off in the motor. Seems too risky to me.

GoneBoatN
10-25-2011, 11:33 AM
I had an 5.0L Mercruser. I was told the dip stick tube went all the way down to the bottom of the oil pan. Anyone know if it is the same for other engines (mine is an MCX)? I still plan to stick with drain line but I'm curious.

JohnE
10-25-2011, 12:16 PM
I go back and forth on which to use between that pump and a drill motor pump. The hand pump is quick, but while the drill motor takes longer, it leaves a hand free for drinking a beer.:D

My proceduere: Run boat up to temp to warm oil while drinking beer. Then use factory drain hose to slowly drain oil till empty. Leaves 2 hands and plenty of time for drinking, and I've never lost a tube down the dipstick. ;)

thatsmrmastercraft
10-25-2011, 12:20 PM
My proceduere: Run boat up to temp to warm oil while drinking beer. Then use factory drain hose to slowly drain oil till empty. Leaves 2 hands and plenty of time for drinking, and I've never lost a tube down the dipstick. ;)

My boat did not come with a drain hose, but I am considering installing one. I have yet to lose a hose down the dipstick tube. Once in a while it will hang up a little, but nothing a little twist won't fix.

GoneBoatN
10-25-2011, 01:04 PM
My proceduere: Run boat up to temp to warm oil while drinking beer. Then use factory drain hose to slowly drain oil till empty. Leaves 2 hands and plenty of time for drinking, and I've never lost a tube down the dipstick. ;)

What I experienced was that with cooler temperatures the rate at which it drained through the hose would quickly slow down. After about two hours and getting just a couple/few quarts out, I resorted to making an adapter and using the evacuation pump attached to the hose. Now sucking out the oil takes just a few minutes and I can complete the oil change in a much shorter time. At the rate it was going without a pump, I'd be beer drining for days. ;)

GoneBoatN
10-25-2011, 01:10 PM
I have yet to lose a hose down the dipstick tube. Once in a while it will hang up a little, but nothing a little twist won't fix.

Just exactly my experience. A little twist and it would slide straight out. The tube that comes with my oil pump was a fairly hard plastic so I figure this helps it not to bind when removing. I notice mine inserted and removed with little force so I would say that if you are needing to push in with any force, it might be a bad idea.

CantRepeat
10-25-2011, 01:16 PM
What I experienced was that with cooler temperatures the rate at which it drained through the hose would quickly slow down. After about two hours and getting just a couple/few quarts out, I resorted to making an adapter and using the evacuation pump attached to the hose. Now sucking out the oil takes just a few minutes and I can complete the oil change in a much shorter time. At the rate it was going without a pump, I'd be beer drinking for days. ;)

I fail to see the issue with said behavior. :D ;)

JohnE
10-25-2011, 02:39 PM
What I experienced was that with cooler temperatures the rate at which it drained through the hose would quickly slow down. After about two hours and getting just a couple/few quarts out, I resorted to making an adapter and using the evacuation pump attached to the hose. Now sucking out the oil takes just a few minutes and I can complete the oil change in a much shorter time. At the rate it was going without a pump, I'd be beer drining for days. ;)

I fail to see the issue with said behavior. :D ;)

Same here.

I haven't got around to picking up a pump yet, but likely will

nmcjr
10-25-2011, 09:59 PM
I use this one (the larger one). I made an adapter for the hose so it attaches to the drain line and zip tied the drain line near the top of the engine compartment for easy access. It will drain all oil in a minute or so hot or cold with no mess and works well for the tranny too.

http://www.westmarine.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?catalogId=10001&storeId=11151&productId=330596&langId=-1