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I am tired of using my messy brass pump to extract oil from my engine and am considering purchasing a manual oil changer (e.g., topsider, Moeller). Does anyone have any recommendations?
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Yes, I highly recommend the Moeller Marine Online - Fluid Extractors

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I've been using one that looks like garden sprayer for years and years, called Suck something or other. Works great, heavy duty, holds 2 1/2 gallons. I think Defender sells them, I'll try to find a link. I've changed a lot of oil with this thing and it still works like new and never spilled a drop with it.

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Alloy Marine Products | SUCK-UP Oil Changer with Probes | SUC01 from the ShipStore.com ™ on-line catalog.
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I use a Qwik-drain. It is installed on the dran plug. You just push a button and it pumpes it out. Very happy with mine
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I'll side with T37Chef. I've used the one he recommends and another that looks like a gas can with a bicycle pump attached. The plastic version is simpler all around and does a good job.

I've also used it to 'vacume' out the botom of my fuel filter bowl during filter changes.
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Which oil changing pump is best?

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Yes, I highly recommend the Moeller Marine Online - Fluid Extractors

+1 for the Moeller. Couldn't be any easier. Do yourself a favor and warm up the engine a few minute so the oil flows more easily.
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Ditto on the Moeller..

I made a video of how easy it is to use.....

YouTube - Marine Oil Change With Moeller Fluid Extractor Pump
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+1 for the Moeller. Couldn't be any easier. Do yourself a favor and warm up the engine a few minute so the oil flows more easily.
Me too. And you can use it to extract other fluids too. Like Lucas mentioned, run the engine several minutes to warm up the oil before pumping it out.

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Ditto on the Moeller..

I made a video of how easy it is to use.....

YouTube - Marine Oil Change With Moeller Fluid Extractor Pump
HOLY CRAP MAINE! Is that YOUR engine? Man, my freaking dishes aren't that clean! You amaze me, seriously!

Guys, you gotta click on that video and look at this guys engine. Unbelieveable.

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