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#9: 01-15-2013, 12:12 PM
 
 BarManBean
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Originally Posted by 3.6rrrrrmatey View Post
I can't do an oil change cheaper than the shops and it's really the only part of the maintenance i'd do in my garage with ramps.
You're not trying very hard then. You can change every fluid in the car, sway bars, the entire exhaust system, and I'm sure several other things using just a set of ramps. Keep in mind it's advisable to also have a set of jack stands to put under the car for added safety incase the ramps fail--you should always have a back up.

As far as the cost goes, you get what you pay for. I do my synthetic oil changes for about half the cost (or less) of what I would pay at any shop--and I do better work.
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