Some good tips guys!
One thing I suggest is to set up the drain pan etc while it warming up, then crack the drain plug loose so it's finger tight. Then shut her down when its warmed up and undo the plug.
The reason this is the best technique is because more particles will be in suspension when the hot oil is dumped.
With modern, low viscosity oils even the small particles drop to the bottom quickly when the engine is shut down and you really want get that crap out!
Try it, you'll see.
Oh, if the plug is too hot get some gloves on!
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