The oil pan is a snap. It just drops straight down, nothing to remove like cross over members, supports, etc.
Get an electric nut driver and you can have it off in less then 15 minutes. Just remember to put a dab of RTV in the corners by the crank before reinstall.
Mechanics need to make a living too. And running/owning a shop is very expensive. You are paying for all of this when you take your heep to a commercial shop or mechanic.
418 miles on 19 gallons of gas. Can't beat the BBD !