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Old 06-17-2011, 01:11 PM   #1
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i hate the 1GRFE

i hate trying to read the damn dipstick on this f**kin thing. that is all. rant over
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Old 06-17-2011, 01:11 PM   #2
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Old 06-17-2011, 01:12 PM   #3
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Roughen up the space between the 2 points so you can see it better.
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Old 06-17-2011, 01:18 PM   #4
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Roughen up the space between the 2 points so you can see it better.
does this actually work? i just hate how it smears everywhere. im a damn mechanic and i have trouble with this mother f**ker
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Old 06-17-2011, 01:21 PM   #5
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duh.
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Old 06-17-2011, 01:21 PM   #6
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does this actually work? i just hate how it smears everywhere. im a damn mechanic and i have trouble with this mother f**ker
Well I just barely did it this past oil change so I can dip the dipstick in dirty oil to clean the shavings off. Honestly I don't think it did anything because I don't remember it being easier to read. LOL.
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Old 06-17-2011, 01:27 PM   #7
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Well I just barely did it this past oil change so I can dip the dipstick in dirty oil to clean the shavings off. Honestly I don't think it did anything because I don't remember it being easier to read. LOL.
whatever lol, i just put in between 5.5 and 6 quarts and call it a day
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Old 06-17-2011, 01:28 PM   #8
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I roughed mine up pretty good (took it out back and kicked it's damn @ss!) and it helped a little.
I have also heard of people drilling a tiny little hole in their dipsticks to make it easier to read.

I just usually take it out, set it on the rad support for a few minutes, let the oil drain back down the tube a little then check it.
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Old 06-17-2011, 01:33 PM   #9
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Go 25,000 miles between oil changes. It'll make the dipstick a whole lot easier to read.
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Old 06-17-2011, 01:35 PM   #10
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Go 25,000 miles between oil changes. It'll make the dipstick a whole lot easier to read.
ill get right on that mj lmao
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Old 06-17-2011, 01:39 PM   #11
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Roughen up the space between the 2 points so you can see it better.
Gonna have to try that, I'm having the same issue, just not to the point Dective Dan's at. It is a pretty obnoxious set-up though...
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the 1GRFE is such a clean engine.

cleanest i've seen.

even after a year of running amsoil it's clean as a whistle.

that's your problem it's too damn clean on the inside of these.
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Put it on a piece of wood, and knock it with a hammer and punch. It will make a nice mark for you to read with.
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Old 06-17-2011, 01:55 PM   #14
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the 1GRFE is such a clean engine.

cleanest i've seen.

even after a year of running amsoil it's clean as a whistle.

that's your problem it's too damn clean on the inside of these.
it is a nice clean engine, i cant deny that, just the dipstick pisses me off. if that bend wasnt in the dip tube, it would be fine
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By far the hardest to read dipstick I've ever come across.
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Go 25,000 miles between oil changes. It'll make the dipstick a whole lot easier to read.
32k, and it reads fine.....................on the tundy.
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32k, and it reads fine.....................on the turdy.
Fixed that for you.
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Fixed that for you.
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