V> I may do just that Wayne. I just need to take some time to find the
V> oil filter
Right front of engine.
V> and see how much of a pain it will be to R&R, see if I can
V> get at the oil pan drain plug or if I'm going to need a couple of
V> front wheel ramps,
Ramps are no good whatsoever, since the car has to be level. You can jack
up the RF wheel, and put a jack stand underneath for safety, enough to get
at the oil drain plug (or valve -- see below in this message). then when
that is off and the oil is draining, it should be lowered back to level.
V> find out where I can take the old oil for safe
My local AutoZone is pleased to take the waste oil, even when I bring several
oil changes worth (which I let accumulate in the drain pan / container I
V> On second thought it's starting to sound like real work <g>.
Not too bad though. I have a Fumoto valve installed on my car so there is
no fiddling with the oil pan plug. See this page for more --