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Old 10-02-10, 03:26 PM   #1
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Default Changing the oil without jacking the car up

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The IS300 sits fairly low against many other cars stock, mine has the Eibach Pro Kit so it's not slammed, but getting an oil pan under it is still a task. I am however running 40 series tires that are more skinny than most 35 series and it drops me much more than most 2" kits. It makes my car lower, but the fender well space stays average gap (other than the 1.5" reduction from the pro kit).

You guys run into this?
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Old 10-02-10, 05:01 PM   #2
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noway!!! you cant even touch the filter
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Old 10-02-10, 06:06 PM   #3
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You just reach down under the intake and twist it off from up top.
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i remember the days i used to have to change my oil on the ground. thankfully now me and my 2 brothers run a shop and we have 4 bays and 3 lifts. so doing an oil change is now a very simple task for me now. thankfully lol.
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haha nice, i would not be able to do this.
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The car height didn't change, but when I had my Carson Tuned kit on last summer I couldn't get my foot under the damn thing. This was impossible a year ago.

I usually go to the store to get it changed since my buddy owns an oil change shop, but I had to do it for both the Lexus and my truck too so I figured I'd just knock them all 3 out on a sunny Saturday.
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haha nice, i would not be able to do this.
anything is possible if you put u r mind to it hahha.
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anything is possible if you put u r mind to it hahha.
hahah of course!!!
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lol.. change my oil without jacking up the car..
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haha your would be easy to do with an underground open pit that you drive on lol.
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