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#1 (permalink) Old 06-22-2004, 11:22 PM
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How do I read that arrow shaped dipstick tip so see when my oil needs topping off?

Man, I can't even find a picture on Google to put in here...
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if i can remember correct, the bottom the top line is what your objective is,, the second from the top is litre lower than full, the bottom line means you need oil..
basically you want to keep it as close to the top line as possible, once it reaches the second line, you need to add a litre.

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heep it in the square part... between the top indentation and the one above the arrowhead

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Thanks Guys!

Ummm, this wasn't in the manual ws it?
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Actually it IS in the manual :lol:
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Originally posted by Furious@Jun 22 2004, 10:06 PM
...the bottom the top line is what your objective is....
small correction....the top line is your objective.....

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Originally posted by Furious@Jun 22 2004, 11:06 PM
the bottom the top line is what your objective is
lol wut

sadly..i spent liek 6 minutes reading that


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Quote:
Originally posted by ///M Power+Jun 23 2004, 05:01 PM--></div><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (///M Power @ Jun 23 2004, 05:01 PM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'> <!--QuoteBegin-Furious@Jun 22 2004, 11:06 PM
the bottom the top line is what your objective is
lol wut

sadly..i spent liek 6 minutes reading that [/b][/quote]
upon my re-reading of it, it took me 6 minutes as well....


sorry guys , what silver said is what i ment.

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