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By Elizabeth Ginns Britten — June 2005
Changing oil on an outboard where the drain plug is often inaccessible can be messy. With X-Change-R Oil Change Systems’ Models 904 and 910, specifically designed for outboards, you can easily and cleanly change oil with your boat still in the water.
Model 904 is a portable pump that will drain the crankcase and refill it with fresh oil. Simply insert the drain tube (included) into the dipstick receiver, flip the toggle switch to activate the pump, and then properly dispose of the used oil. Flip the switch again to refill your engine with fresh oil. The 910 comes with a five-gallon bucket for easy disposal and is also suited for inboard applications, in addition to the outboard and stern-drive applications; the 910 also has a four-foot oil wand. Both systems are fuse-protected, come with insulated alligator clips, and can connect to your boat’s battery.
X-Change-R Systems ( (904) 829-1800. www.x-change-r-com.
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This article originally appeared in the May 2005 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.