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Oil Change Instructions


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Oil Change Instructions


Note: Part numbers sometimes change without notice. Always double check with your supplier that you have the latest part numbers. Parts you will need: 1 ea 996 107 225 52 (or 996 107 225 53) Oil Filter (with large O-ring) 1 ea 999 707 465 40 Small O-ring 1 ea 900 123 010 20 Copper Sealing Ring - Oil Tank 1 ea 900 123 118 30 Aluminum Sealing Ring - Engine 9 ea 996 106 665 55 Mobil 1 0W-40 or equal (approx. 8.5 liters (MY04 GT3 9.0 liters)) Approved Oils as of June 2004 The list is now

 

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  • 2 years later...

Just did my first GT3 oil change. A few notes:

- Not much oil comes from the crankcase, but be prepared for it to gush out of the oil tank. In the fraction of a second it took me to remove the plug, it splattered everywhere! What a mess.

- The oil filter housing is quite difficult to get off compared to other 996/986 housings (which I am used to being able to remove by hand; you cant do that with these, which are on quite snug).

- In my 2005 it took a full 9 quarts to get it a bar or two from full.

- When you get a replacement filter, they will give you the big O ring, but not the little O ring which goes on the plastic shaft which sticks out of the filter. You will most likely need to request that specifically.

- You don't need a suction tool to get the little bit of oil out of the filter housing. You can just as easily sop it up using a towel or rag.

That is pretty much it.

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