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Old 12-09-2022, 09:58 AM   #1
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F53 V10 oil fill

I currently own a 2007 Seabreeze with the Ford v10. I'm preparing for the second oil change and have already purchased the Fumoto oil drain valve to replace the stock drain plug (to avoid the front axle mess next time). My question is, has anyone found an efficient way to add oil? I used a Harbor freight hand pump last time. Although this worked it was definitely a chore for one person to keep everything in place and operate the pump. Just seeing what others may have done? Thanks.
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I currently own a 2007 Seabreeze with the Ford v10. I'm preparing for the second oil change and have already purchased the Fumoto oil drain valve to replace the stock drain plug (to avoid the front axle mess next time). My question is, has anyone found an efficient way to add oil? I used a Harbor freight hand pump last time. Although this worked it was definitely a chore for one person to keep everything in place and operate the pump. Just seeing what others may have done? Thanks.
I use a hand fluid transfer pump. Lots on Amazon. Actually mine came with a gallon CRC Sta-Lube bottle 30 years ago.
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Old 12-09-2022, 10:21 AM   #3
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Different rig, but same problem. I use an empty 1 liter plastic oil container to pour the oil in one liter at a time. It's a bit of a hassle pouring from the 5 liter jug into the 1 liter, but it works for me.
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Old 12-09-2022, 10:26 AM   #4
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I just buy the 1 qt size. Or like above pour the 5qt into 1 qt then into engine. Just did that yesterday. I use a short hose from quick drain valve into old laundry detergent container.then plastic bay around filter for a no mess change.

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I use this. It screws onto the bottle and the tube goes into the oil fill tube. No mess.
https://www.amazon.com/Hopkins-10106...A%3D%3D&sr=8-3
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Old 12-09-2022, 11:47 PM   #6
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I cut the top 3 or 4 inches off a container that came with a screw cap that screws into the oil fill tube. Then I pour a quart at a time from the 5 qt bottle into a measuring cup so I can get it inside the hood area and pour it into the container screwed into the oil fill tube. Works for me.
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Same as above. Pour over to a 1liter plastic bottle.
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I transfered to a clean 1-quart bottle and use a nozzle I bought at Tractor Supply. I've also seen them at Walmart.
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Good idea!

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I use this. It screws onto the bottle and the tube goes into the oil fill tube. No mess.
https://www.amazon.com/Hopkins-10106...A%3D%3D&sr=8-3
I use the same one. I have 120,000 miles on the engine and have changed the oil myself every 5,000 miles. I buy the quart bottles of Mobil 1 at Sams or Costco who ever has it on sale. I don't use the clear tube and removed the rubber gasket before screwing on the Mobil 1 bottles. You twist the ring closed stick the bottle in the fill tube and twist the ring to open. I have never spilled a drop.

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Get a small 12 volt transfer pump made for oil etc. They have alligator clamps to connect to any 12 volt source under the hood. I have transferred 5 gallon containers of oil into engines using this doing oil changes on marine engines. My mechanic uses a system like this this to change my oil. Chuck
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Old 12-10-2022, 12:30 PM   #12
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I use a drill pump from " tools by the pound " ( Harbor Freight ).
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Old 12-11-2022, 02:43 PM   #13
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I too buy the Mobil 1 case of 6 quarts from Sam's Club. I lift the dog house and remove the fill hose from the right valve cover and use a transmission funnel to pour the quarts in through the valve cover. Since I have a 2000 Fleetwood class A, I don't know if this would be possible on yours.
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Just a note that later models of the F53 use seven quarts.
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