Current Atlas Wait Thread

I used this pump from Harbor Freight to do my first Atlas oil change (hang in there guys it'll get built eventually). This works SOOOO Much better than the plastic transfer pump they sell. I cut the top of the AA supplied MT90 gear oil bottle off inserted this and it made quick work of the oil change. The nice features are there's a spring inside the hose so it doesn't get kinked yet remains very flexible and theres a metal tip that fits the Atlas oil port without have to hold it there. Maybe not a long-term performance tool but the $13 was worth it for me.

https://www.harborfreight.com/5-gallon-oil-pump-95068.html
 
I have a motive transfer tank with a nice convenient valve that I can pressure by hand pump or the tire valve and fill everything up quite quickly. I went from the like hand soap type dispensers to that thing and it's much more convenient.

I've been playing around with some garden sprayers and converting them to do the same task, but instead of $60 it's like $25 and I can keep my most frequent oils in them.
 
I used this pump from Harbor Freight to do my first Atlas oil change (hang in there guys it'll get built eventually). This works SOOOO Much better than the plastic transfer pump they sell. I cut the top of the AA supplied MT90 gear oil bottle off inserted this and it made quick work of the oil change. The nice features are there's a spring inside the hose so it doesn't get kinked yet remains very flexible and theres a metal tip that fits the Atlas oil port without have to hold it there. Maybe not a long-term performance tool but the $13 was worth it for me.

https://www.harborfreight.com/5-gallon-oil-pump-95068.html
I like the looks of that one. I'm still about 200 miles from my first change needed. This job will be way easier now that I have a dedicated crossmember installed. I assume you just take out that blue bolt to drain and fill the top hole with 2 bottles of what came with the case.
 
I like the looks of that one. I'm still about 200 miles from my first change needed. This job will be way easier now that I have a dedicated crossmember installed. I assume you just take out that blue bolt to drain and fill the top hole with 2 bottles of what came with the case.
yes thats correct.

I seem to constantly be removing my skid plate and each time I am so happy i have the removeable xmember. The biggest help is i don't have to disassemble the engine skid from the main skid i just disco the front 2 bolts then the 6 frame bolts and take it all out as a single assembly. Being aluminum really helps.

Crazy it took me 2 months to put on 500 miles.
 
yes thats correct.

I seem to constantly be removing my skid plate and each time I am so happy i have the removeable xmember. The biggest help is i don't have to disassemble the engine skid from the main skid i just disco the front 2 bolts then the 6 frame bolts and take it all out as a single assembly. Being aluminum really helps.

Crazy it took me 2 months to put on 500 miles.
Yep, same for me now as well. All aluminum UCF skids and just remove and reinstall as one big piece. Thanks for confirming. My rig sat over the winter, but I'm driving it more now so the 500 is coming up quicker.
 
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It is in his build thread under the section titled "how to make your center console look like you let a reject from one of the chainsaw movies have a go at precision slicing". Or shortened "my pet alligator got loose".
That is not true!! Yes it has plywood ... But it's tastefully caulked with roofing sealant.
 
It is in his build thread under the section titled "how to make your center console look like you let a reject from one of the chainsaw movies have a go at precision slicing". Or shortened "my pet alligator got loose".
i caught your comment about the rough edges.