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  1. Screen affixed to oil drain plug

    smart Operation and Maintenance
    Must this screen be used? I would like to use a Fumoto valve in it's place (see www dot quickoildrainvalve dot com). Once in place, one never removes the "plug." Instead, one simply drains used old, or oil for a sample for analasys with a flick of the finger.
  2. Magnetic oil drain plugs

    smart Operation and Maintenance
    Yeah, I know, its an Aluminum engine! But there are lots of ferrous metal parts inside the engine and transmission. I checked the engine oil at 2500 miles, and it looked dark and dirty (for 100% Synth oil). I decided that it was time to change it from the original "break-in oil" to a clean oil...
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