Re: Oil Dipstick tube replacement

From: Michael Maskalans (dml@tepidcola.com)
Date: Mon Sep 26 2011 - 14:11:51 EDT


On 26-Sep, 2011, at 13:57 , Gary Hedlin wrote:

> Chris,
>
> The more I think about it, the best thing to do is to drill it out, flush
> the bits out with some brake cleaner, change the oil, and put your new tube
> in. Probably would take an hour to do.
>
> Gary

I'd rather have the whole piece in there than drill shavings. The whole piece won't ever go through the oil pump. Shavings can make it through the pickup, and it'll be tough to flush them out. I would NOT drill it.

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