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Re: [oletrucks] oil capacity

To: bkn6@airmail.net, oletrucks@autox.team.net
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] oil capacity
From: Advdesign1@aol.com
Date: Fri, 14 Apr 2000 06:42:45 EDT
> I heard this afternoon that if you install an external oil filter, that
>  when changing the oil you needed to add 6 quarts, instead of the
>  standard 5. Can anyone confirm this? The dipstick in my 216 came out of
>  some other type of engine,

Correct.  A 235 came into the shop needing an overhaul.  Sounded like a 
bucket of bolts and low oil pressure.  turned out it had the wrong dipstick 
and was running on 3 quarts of oil at full mark.  I saved the customer a few 
thousand $.  I did get a good price for the dipstick.
Bob Adler
oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959

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