Date: Tue, 14 May 2002 00:15:46 +0200
From: WźY <w┴ynopsamny.labs>
Subject: Re: 9-3 Oil dipstick

Mike is ABSOLUTELY right- Who designed that idiotic dipstick? I have to wipe it three or four times before I can get an idea of how much oil I have! It DOES act like a wick! On Sun, 12 May 2002 22:39:10 -0400, "Mike McLean" <> wrote: >Does anyone make an aftermarket dipstick/cap assembly that gives some >indication of oil level (say, with a flattenened end that has a couple of >holes drilled in it)? >That bullet thing is the single feature on an otherwise great car that was >engineered by someone with a powerful taste for a specific type of mushroom. >The plastic acts like a wick; there's never a discernible oil line. > >Is the level taken with the cap in the locked or unlocked position? There >seems to be enough vertical travel to account for a third of a litre. The >manual writeup assumes a conventional Honda/Buick/garden tractor >configuration. > > >--- >Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free. >Checked by AVG anti-virus system ( >Version: 6.0.361 / Virus Database: 199 - Release Date: 5/7/02 >

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