Originally Posted by HD4Mark
Me? If so I would love to help but we are only in Cicero in the summer.
Lived near green lakes and kept boat in fish bay.
I change my own oil and lube with a HF air grease gun. Some said they use a 5 gallon pail to drain oil. I must relate my tale of grief about the use of a plastic 5 gallon bail.
MY MH uses the full 4 gallons of oil so I too used the 5 gallon bucket under the back of the rig. Popped the plug off and let it drain into the buck. About just finished an I notice a small black puddle of oil appearing on the concrete in back of the pail. By the time I realized what was going on about half of the bucket leaked out of a small crack that opened on the side of the bucket..
I was really freaking out since this was my second year on my new $5000 concrete drive. I got some 2x4 to dam the puddle and an old shop vac to suck up the black goo. I had the DW drive to the local Autozone to pick up some oil soakup stuff. Then after refilling the oil in the engine, spent the rest of the afternoon cleaning with oil sorb, degreasers, every soap detergent and bleach bottle available. Finally cleaned it off with the pressure washer.
What a stinkin mess. in the end had to cover the grey stain with a slurry of grout to match the concrete.
Now - what I use is a 25 gallon heavy duty plastic barrel cut in half to match the elevation of the drain plug. AND now I do it in the street.