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Re: Checking tranny oil - trapped fingers

To: (Paul D Kile),
Subject: Re: Checking tranny oil - trapped fingers
Date: Mon, 2 Dec 1996 21:57:28 -0500 (EST)

On 02 Dec 96, (Paul D Kile) wrote:
>One very important point to note when checking 1963-1974 MGB trans 
>oil (the ones with the dipstick).  When you reach in to grab the 
>metal loop of the dipstick with your index finger, it is VERY EASY to 
>get your finger caught in the loop.  Because of the tight quarters 
>you are working in, the only way to get your finger free is to remove 
>the dipstick (which is what you are trying to do, right?).  Well, if 
>the O-rings on the dipstick are stuck in the tranny, you have just 
>become an integral part of your MGB, hanging out the door with your 
>finger trapped for eternity.

This happened to me. 


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