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      06-05-2012, 11:26 AM   #234

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Originally Posted by apecush View Post

Also, I wouldn't bother with the little bit of oil left in the filter. You are basically diluting that oil ~50-100:1 with the refill. Starting the car immediately after the oil change (with no oil in the filter) will cause far more damage than that little bit of used oil ever will.

That is why I always "back fill" the oil filter housing with some fresh oil after sucking out the old black stuff. Then I put the new filter on and I am good to go!