Oil Change - Draining the Oil from Turbos

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Re: Oil Change - Draining the Oil from Turbos

Post by Shadetree996 » Thu Apr 05, 2018 9:29 am

Mine drain very easily.

But, knowing how little overall impact the oil would have if left alone ... pfffft. Would not lose sleep.

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Re: Oil Change - Draining the Oil from Turbos

Post by FRUNKenstein » Thu Apr 05, 2018 10:36 am

I've gotta do my oil change soon and I'm not going to risk stripping out the little allen plugs on the turbos since everyone seems to have the same opinion. I had it done about 2,000 miles ago, but it was February 2017. So, I'm past one year timewise. Moral of the story is that I need to drive the car more, dammit.
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Re: Oil Change - Draining the Oil from Turbos

Post by TheDeckMan » Sun Apr 08, 2018 1:07 pm

I have done mine twice over the years, FYI the 997tts do not have drains.
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