Re: Oil change splatter on 99 Explorer
> "Frank" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>>My daughter has a 99 explorer that I have changed oil on twice. Both
>>times have not been pleasant. The V6 engines oil plug is on the side
>>of the pan, and when you take the plug out the oil shoots out against
>>the frame of the front end and splatters everywhere. Theres no way to
>>catch the oil, or most of it and it makes a grand mess. I dont know
>>why Ford didnt just put the drain plug in the bottom of the pan,
>>problem solved. Anyone got any ideas of how to make this a better and
>>cleaner job? Or do they sell a elbow plug or something to point the
>>oil draining toward the oil bucket. Thanks for listening.
> You might get better advice on:
> These folks don't like 'trucks' here.
I disagree. We love Ford trucks. Any & all general repair & discussion
Now... if you want to start in on lift kits, performance, production
issues, mods specific to Explorers... well, visit over at the Explorer
group and there will be a lot more enthusiasm is all.