Dipstick Length

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Dipstick Length

Post by Chrisox » Wed Aug 05, 2020 5:22 pm

Hello,

The grommet on my dipstick is loose, not sure if this is a common thing. I need to know the length of the dipstick, bottom to the mounting face of the engine. So as the picture.
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Also anyone had the same issue and have a good idea how to sort it.

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Re: Dipstick Length

Post by danny » Wed Aug 05, 2020 6:23 pm

I don't want to brag, but mine is 272mm. :lol:
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Re: Dipstick Length

Post by DKWW2000 » Wed Aug 05, 2020 7:17 pm

danny wrote:
Wed Aug 05, 2020 6:23 pm
I don't want to brag, but mine is 272mm. :lol:
I had to keep making mine longer as the stock Dipstick would not reach the oil yay I will measure mine tomorrow :thumbup:
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Re: Dipstick Length

Post by Hobbawobba » Wed Aug 05, 2020 7:46 pm

Using some bearing retainer or superglue would probably keep it in position aye. Get some brake cleaner to clean it off first though :lol: . I can't seem to find my one from the old 12a. Will keep an eye out though
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Re: Dipstick Length

Post by DKWW2000 » Thu Aug 06, 2020 8:33 pm

These pictures might help:-

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Re: Dipstick Length

Post by Chrisox » Sat Aug 08, 2020 3:24 pm

Thanks guys that is a big help, particularly that last picture, on mine it didn't look like it should be so far up, but that picture shows it should.

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