The way to mark the current stick; drain oil, then fill to spec'd capacity,
put dipstick in and mark where it comes up to (change your filter & run the
engine for awhile to fill the filter first).
49 3104 216 5-window
----- Original Message -----
To: <AKAMF@aol.com>; <email@example.com>
Sent: Wednesday, November 10, 1999 11:12 AM
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Radiator Hoses & Dipstick
> In a message dated 11/10/99 9:09:43 AM Pacific Standard Time,
> > Hi All,
> > Looked in the archives, my printed copies and the list archives but
> > find what I was looking for. I need a new lower hose for my 55/2nd 3/4
> > stock 235. I was sure someone posted a part no. of a molded hose that
> > work. I don't want to use a flex and I spent about an hour going
> > hoses as the parts store looking for something close. Anybody got a
> > Another question. I found out that my dipstick reads full when I have
> > 7 quarts of oil in the pan.(I have been driving around that way for
> > year, no wonder I had leaks). I remember replacing the tube that the
> > dipstick slides in a long time ago. I must have misread the
> > because it needed to be trimmed to a certain length. If someone with a
> > could measure the length of the tube sticking out of the engine, I'd
> > appreciate it.
> > Thanks
> > Brian (firstname.lastname@example.org)
> > 55/2nd 3600 (leaking radiator hose)
> > 57 GMC 4X4 (not running)
> NAPA carries the upper and lower hose's for my '59 1/2 ton w/235, should
> the same as yours, sorry, don't have the P/N.
> Also, probably easier to remark the dipstick too, my truck's at my folks
> place or I'd take a look for you.
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