Updated February 28, 2019 by Brett Dvoretz

The 8 Best Oil Lift Drains

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We spent 26 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top choices for this wiki. Whether you tend to take care of your own maintenance on all of your vehicles or you work in a busy automotive shop, one of these oil lift drains will make it much simpler, quicker and cleaner to remove used oil from cars, SUVs, trucks and more. Equipped with capacious tanks, note that these are specifically designed to work in pits or under lifts. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best oil lift drain on Amazon.

8. Dannmar DO-8G

7. Dragway Tools LD-3281

6. Goodyear 30-Gallon

5. Neiko Ridge 20710

4. Lisle 11102

3. Lincoln 3601

2. XtremepowerUS 66076

1. Arksen AU-20024

Editor's Notes

February 27, 2019:

Draining oil from a vehicle can be a messy job if you don't have the right equipment, specifically a oil lift drain with a large funnel that can be positioned close to where that black gold is exiting the automobile. Luckily, this list is full of them. If you work at one of those 10-minute oil change shops, then you'll need something with a very large reservoir, like the Goodyear 30-Gallon. Even if your shop isn't dedicated to solely lube jobs, but gets a lot of customers every day for all kinds of automotive issues, you'll want something with at least a 15- to 20-gallon capacity, like the Arksen AU-20024, XtremepowerUS 66076, Lincoln 3601, Neiko Ridge 20710, and Dragway Tools LD-3281, which are all pressure evacuated. Finally, those who don't often find themselves draining a lot of oil, but still want to keep the right tool for the job on hand for when the need strikes, will want to look at the affordable Lisle 11102 or Dannmar DO-8G, both of which have a smaller, eight-gallon capacity and won't take up too much of your garage space.


Brett Dvoretz
Last updated on February 28, 2019 by Brett Dvoretz

A wandering writer who spends as much time on the road as in front of a laptop screen, Brett can either be found hacking away furiously at the keyboard or, perhaps, enjoying a whiskey and coke on some exotic beach, sometimes both simultaneously, usually with a four-legged companion by his side. He has been a professional chef, a dog trainer, and a travel correspondent for a well-known Southeast Asian guidebook. He also holds a business degree and has spent more time than he cares to admit in boring office jobs. He has an odd obsession for playing with the latest gadgets and working on motorcycles and old Jeeps. His expertise, honed over years of experience, is in the areas of computers, electronics, travel gear, pet products, and kitchen, office and automotive equipment.


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