Originally Posted by 302/Z28
Returned to my car, hopped in and cranked it up, watching the oil pressure gage. What seemed like minutes passed as I watched that gage set on zero, actualy it was only about 5 or 6 seconds. I immediatly shut the engine down and at the same time noticed the brand new oil filter sitting on the bench in front of the car. I opened the car door and glanced under the car to see about three quarts of brand new Pennzoil all over the floor...duh.
The exact reason (except the Nova was a '72) why I place 5 quarts of new oil on the driver's seat before I begin the oil change procedure.