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  1. Oil Drain plug

    2G Accessories, Performance Parts & Modifications
    I can't for the life of me get my oil drain plug loose. Tried using a breaker bar, won't budge, and I cant get the front end high enough to really use the breaker bar, got maybe 2 inches before I got the ground.
  2. Valvomax oil drain valve and JSport skid plate

    2G Accessories, Performance Parts & Modifications
    Hey guys, new forum user here. I have a 2019 RTL AWD. I installed a JSport front skid plate and generally like it. It's sufficient for the limited soft-roading I have done and plan on. However, it's a real PIA when it comes to oil changes. Not only is the oil drain hole somewhat small, last...
  3. G2 - When to change oil.

    Second Generation Ridgeline (2G 2017+)
    The dealer told me to NOT change oil the first time in my new '18 RTL-E until the oil minder got down to 15%. He said there are break-in additives from the factory that should remain for a while. This seems like an awfully long time. Does this sound appropriate to you experts?
  4. Fram Ultra Synthetic xg7317 and xg9688

    1G Under The Hood / Performance
    NOT talking about the Extra/Tough guard lines. ONLY the Ultra Synthetic/Pro lines. Yes I understand Fram filters arent the most popular, but from what I can find, the Ultra Synthetic xg7317 and xg9688 are the most economical (cheapest) filter that have wired backing for our filters, which is...
  5. Routine Maintenance -- Thank you Honda.

    Dear Honda: (Feedback Forum)
    The MM threw the "A 1" message the other day, just a touch over 8,000 miles. And Honda had thrown me a set of maintenance coupons for my dealer (I'm guessing maybe a $4-5 discount, but it's something). I owned a 2009 Honda Civic Hybrid for 18 months before the RL, so I had already learned to...
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