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The List Shorts #0530: Change your own oil

The List Shorts #0530: Change Your Own Oil
Having your oil changed falls under Car Maintenance 101, but doing it yourself has been a rite of passage for generations of auto enthusiasts. Patrick McIntyre of The List heads to Avus Autosport in Glendale, CA for some tips on how to properly swap the synthetic on an older model BMW.

Watch as Patrick checks "change your own oil" off of his list in this Shorts video – perhaps it'll inspire you to get under your own car this weekend.


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Posted Oct 23rd 2014 12:45PM

Having your oil changed falls under Car Maintenance 101, but doing it yourself has been a rite of passage for generations of auto enthusiasts. Patrick McIntyre of The List heads to Avus Autosport in Glendale, CA for some tips on how to properly swap the synthetic on an older model BMW. Watch...
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    The List Shorts #0530: Change your own oil
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    Having your oil changed falls under Car Maintenance 101, but doing it yourself has been a rite of passage for generations of auto enthusiasts. Patrick McIntyre of The List heads to Avus Autosport in Glendale, CA for some tips on how to properly swap the synthetic on an older model BMW. Watch as ...

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