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Oil change in SE London

Postby ollinist » Fri Jan 12, 2018 5:37 pm

Hi,
I'm desperately searching for a shop in SE London to do a Oil & filter change. I don't need the full service.
I visited the National Tyres & autoCare in Greenwich, but unfortunately the van is to high for them.

So I'm looking for a shop who can handle a LWB high roof Transit and the same price region as NTA, ~ 60£.

Any Ideas?

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Re: Oil change in SE London

Postby boltondigger » Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:54 pm

have a go yourself ? loads of threads on it
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Re: Oil change in SE London

Postby joinerman » Fri Jan 12, 2018 9:54 pm

Piece of cake, lay underneath ( bet that's put you off ) with a container undo sump plug, leave to drain, refit sump plug, change filter & refill with oil, not literally fill though. lol
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Re: Oil change in SE London

Postby DodgeRover » Sat Jan 13, 2018 8:45 pm

Try Muttley on here he is SE London (ish).
No idea on prices but at least it would be done right.
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Re: Oil change in SE London

Postby ollinist » Mon Jan 15, 2018 1:41 pm

The work doesn't afraid me, even if it's cold and wet outside to lay below the van, the issue I have is more about the oil disposal. :)
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Re: Oil change in SE London

Postby wronghole » Mon Jan 15, 2018 2:32 pm

Pour the old oil back into a suitable can and go to your local municipal tip, most will take waste oil. I tip mine into a 30lt plastic container and when full empty it at my tip .
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Re: Oil change in SE London

Postby RustWidow » Mon Jan 15, 2018 10:38 pm

Our local recycling and refuse site (to give it its official name lol) will only let you deposit full receptacles, ie the oil cans. So check that out first.
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Re: Oil change in SE London

Postby ned » Mon Jan 15, 2018 10:40 pm

You could always use the old oil on the underside of the van as rust protection :wink: N
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Re: Oil change in SE London

Postby knobby1 » Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:43 am

ned wrote:You could always use the old oil on the underside of the van as rust protection :wink: N


Or....pour it over the top and set it alight..Oh sorry...that only applies to the 666 machines..! Sorry Ned. :lol: :wink: :mrgreen:

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Re: Oil change in SE London

Postby Herts » Wed Jan 17, 2018 8:16 pm

Paint the fence with it.

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Re: Oil change in SE London

Postby knobby1 » Wed Jan 17, 2018 8:39 pm

Herts wrote:Paint the fence with it. Andy


But I've got a steel colour-bond fence.. :roll:

I'd like to tip it over the effing yapping pain in the ar$e dog over my back fence though :x Bloody thing never shuts up. :evil:

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Re: Oil change in SE London

Postby ollinist » Wed Feb 07, 2018 3:12 pm

Did it myself in the end. Thanks for the advise. :) was easy.
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Re: Oil change in SE London

Postby knobby1 » Thu Feb 08, 2018 9:37 pm

ollinist wrote:Did it myself in the end. Thanks for the advise. :) was easy.


Yep, there's enough room to crawl under most Trannys...I hope you used latex gloves....that 'orrible diesel oil gets into your skin and stays there for days..! :roll:

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