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Oil change question.

To those of you with Superlift/Superlift skid plate... do you remove the plate when you change your oil so you don't make a fack of a mess? I just changed mine for the first time with it on and it wasn't pretty!

How do you do it? I was going to get one of those Sure Drains or Fumoto valves but I don't like how it traps oil in the pan that would drain out with a normal plug.

I was also thinking of putting a Sure Drain in, draining it as far as it will go in an old oil jug and then removing the Sure Drain with a small cup underneath. The only problem is that I'm pretty sure they're brass so I don't know how many times it'll be able to be removed and installed before the threads are gone on it.
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I was going to get one of those Sure Drains or Fumoto valves but I don't like how it traps oil in the pan that would drain out with a normal plug.
Is the plug horizontal on the edge of the pan, or vertical on the bottom of the pan? On the bottom, I could see where the Sure Drain threads could remain above the pan inside and could leave old oil inside the pan. If the plug is on the side of the pan check the pan and see if it has a little drop-down section for the drain plug to go into - on my engine the plug is on the side and seems to be slightly below the bottom of the pan, so I doubt if any old oil remains in the pan at all. At least not enough that I'd ever worry about.
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