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    Default Oil change in Norfolk?

    I normally would do it myself but I don't have a driveway so not going to attempt it!

    Today I sat in National tyres for just under 2 hours where they failed in epic style. Had the wrong filter so sent someone to go and buy one, then couldn't get my sump plug out so told me to go!

    Anyone in Norfolk able to do it for me if I supply oil/filter/beer tokens?

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    Any idea why they couldn't remove the sump plug? What engine do you have also?

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    It was too tight for him?!

    Sorry, cdti 150

    cheers!

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    Or it may of been butchered by the previous attempts matey

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    Weld a old socket onto the plug . Lol that's how I got mine off lol socket will stay there lol

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    Im in Thetford and would give ya a hand but if a garage couldnt get the sump plug out i dont think i could.

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    He shew me it, it had SLIGHTLY rounded but he could still get a socket tight on it. He said he wasn't allowed to put heat on it incase it cracked the sump.

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    I could well get that off with my trusty 12mm socket, but not heading down to Norfolk anytime soon though so have to say cant help you from here..
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    Gutted for ya mate at least ya made 15quid . Have you got a local garage that could do it for ya? I had trouble using a socket so I used a spanner instead.

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    Stilson pipe wrench? Got mine off when it was rounded

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