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Old 05-13-2013, 04:31 PM
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I put my drain hose thru the plug - after a day of boating... take the end nut off put it over the catch pan and come back the next day and refill...
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Old 05-13-2013, 04:52 PM
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I just let it drain overnight, then change the filter and refill in the morning.

It's usually easier to change the filter and fill the oil in the mornings, as I usually don't have a beer in one hand.
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Old 05-13-2013, 04:54 PM
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I put my drain hose thru the plug - after a day of boating... take the end nut off put it over the catch pan and come back the next day, put the end nut/cap back on and refill...
I added a step, don't do what I did once long ago.
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Old 05-13-2013, 05:32 PM
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Mityvac it is, then. Thanks for the replies!
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I added a step, don't do what I did once long ago.
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After a few wakeboard sets this evening, I tried draining again once I got back, and its actually flowing out. I'm going to let it drain overnight and then I'll change the filter and put the new oil in tomorrow.

Now I just need to do the transmission fluid. Anyone have some good tips for that? I hear its best to use oil instead of traditional tranny fluid. It doesn't seem quite as easy to drain though...
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Old 05-15-2013, 03:30 AM
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After a few wakeboard sets this evening, I tried draining again once I got back, and its actually flowing out. I'm going to let it drain overnight and then I'll change the filter and put the new oil in tomorrow.

Now I just need to do the transmission fluid. Anyone have some good tips for that? I hear its best to use oil instead of traditional tranny fluid. It doesn't seem quite as easy to drain though...
Not hard to do the transmission, but you will need a pump for that. I still use transmission fluid in mine because that is what the manual calls for. Just make sure that you don't overfill or underfill. There is not a lot of room for error.
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