Previous Thread
Next Thread
New Reply
Print Thread
Rate Thread
Oil Change... #149348 Apr 8, 6:47pm Apr 8, 6:47pm
Joined: Sep 2003
Posts: 3,077
Saint Louis, MO
slidr OP
Specialist
2000 Toyota Celica
slidr OP
Specialist
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Sep 2003
Posts: 3,077
Saint Louis, MO
Oil Change...
Planning on changing my oil tonight, and was wondering if I could just jack up both front sides and drain the oil that way, or should the car be perfectly flat?


Aqua Teen Hunger Force...number one in the hood, G
Re: Oil Change... [Re: slidr] #149349 Apr 8, 7:22pm Apr 8, 7:22pm
Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 6,372
New Orleans, LA
Speed4TheNeed
Caleb
2000 Toyota Celica
Speed4TheNeed
Caleb
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 6,372
New Orleans, LA
a slight incline won't hurt...you'll still be able to drain you oil like it was normal conditions...but when FILLING your oild back up, it should be done on a flat surface so you can get a correct reading from your dipstick. thumbsup

Re: Oil Change... [Re: slidr] #149350 Apr 8, 7:35pm Apr 8, 7:35pm
Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 1,716
Nebraska
celicafourotwo
Specialist
2000 Toyota Celica
celicafourotwo
Specialist
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 1,716
Nebraska
^^ yup.


Originally Posted by pesho01
Question:
Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
Re: Oil Change... [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #149351 Apr 8, 7:36pm Apr 8, 7:36pm
Joined: Sep 2003
Posts: 3,077
Saint Louis, MO
slidr OP
Specialist
2000 Toyota Celica
slidr OP
Specialist
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Sep 2003
Posts: 3,077
Saint Louis, MO
Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd

a slight incline won't hurt...you'll still be able to drain you oil like it was normal conditions...but when FILLING your oild back up, it should be done on a flat surface so you can get a correct reading from your dipstick. thumbsup
Yeah, I was gonna do that, just wondered where the draining point in the engine is. If it's towards the front of the car, and the car is tilted back, I was afraid that some of the old oil would still remain in the engine.


Aqua Teen Hunger Force...number one in the hood, G
Re: Oil Change... [Re: slidr] #149352 Apr 8, 7:42pm Apr 8, 7:42pm
Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 89
ohio
hucke150
Member
hucke150
Member

Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 89
ohio
no the oil drain plug is to the rear of the oil pan, its just a pain removing the plastic from underneath the engine to get to it all.

Re: Oil Change... [Re: slidr] #149353 Apr 8, 7:42pm Apr 8, 7:42pm
Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 6,372
New Orleans, LA
Speed4TheNeed
Caleb
2000 Toyota Celica
Speed4TheNeed
Caleb
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 6,372
New Orleans, LA
Originally Posted by slidr
Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd
a slight incline won't hurt...you'll still be able to drain you oil like it was normal conditions...but when FILLING your oild back up, it should be done on a flat surface so you can get a correct reading from your dipstick. thumbsup
Yeah, I was gonna do that, just wondered where the draining point in the engine is. If it's towards the front of the car, and the car is tilted back, I was afraid that some of the old oil would still remain in the engine.


it's more towards the rear.

a slight incline will leave a minimal amount of used oil...but it won't hurt at all (you can never get all of the old oil out anyway...even with a lift)

Re: Oil Change... [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #149354 Apr 8, 7:43pm Apr 8, 7:43pm
Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 6,372
New Orleans, LA
Speed4TheNeed
Caleb
2000 Toyota Celica
Speed4TheNeed
Caleb
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 6,372
New Orleans, LA
^^ huck beat me to it thumbsup

Re: Oil Change... [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #149355 Apr 8, 9:31pm Apr 8, 9:31pm
Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 1,248
Idaho Falls, ID
Rocketman
Specialist
01 Toyota Celica
Rocketman
Specialist
01 Toyota Celica

Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 1,248
Idaho Falls, ID
^^^^^
Beat me to beat me to it...

Join the conversation - Register Now or Log In to add your comment


Moderated by  isaac 

Member Spotlight
spoiled1102gts
spoiled1102gts
2000 Toyota Celica
Baton Rouge, La

Posts: 54
Joined: August 2003
Show All Member Profiles 
Recent Topics
Resurrecting a 2000 GT automatic.
by cosmo64. 10/19/2017 1:19 PM
APR strut bar brace for 2000 GTS
by TweakMaster. 10/15/2017 8:02 PM
Help with vacuum hose
by Chaos. 10/15/2017 6:07 PM
My 2000 GTS
by TweakMaster. 10/14/2017 6:29 PM
Replaced bad MAF. Now getting p0300/p1300 CEL codes. HELP!
by Bblee1989. 10/14/2017 4:34 PM
What kind of rim is this?
by mariahjordan. 10/10/2017 8:05 PM
Changed Headlight but so Dimm
by smsih. 10/10/2017 2:55 PM
Anyone know this remote unlock key? trying to ID it!
by kieronboz. 10/04/2017 2:36 AM
Customize Your Toyota Celica Privacy Policy · About · Contact
Privacy Policy · About · Contact
CelicaHobby.com is an independent Toyota Celica enthusiast website. CelicaHobby.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. in any way. The Toyota and Celica names and logos are trademarks owned by Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.
© CelicaHobby.com, 2001-2017
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1
(Snapshot build 20171020)