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Old 08-21-2014, 11:29 AM   #1
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You guys without a dip stick

How the hell do you check your oil? The dash gauge is insanely unreliable!!!
Although it has gotten me in the habit of checking the oil...
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Old 08-21-2014, 03:21 PM   #2
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The guage in a 987 isn't that bad. I keep mine at the 3/4 mark and know I'm w/in the proper range.

If by unreadable, you mean not having a dirty stick in your hand with an exact reading, then let go and...

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Let me ask this:

For cars with electronic oil level only: If the electronic oil level sensor can accurately measure and display the oil level, then why the heck doesn't the car have an oil reservoir with a valve that simply adds oil when its needed?
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^ what he said. Technology has always been a slacker....


Makes me think that these new 9A1 engines must burn very little oil.
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Let me ask this:

For cars with electronic oil level only: If the electronic oil level sensor can accurately measure and display the oil level, then why the heck doesn't the car have an oil reservoir with a valve that simply adds oil when its needed?
When you are out of oil, you are out of oil.
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Old 08-21-2014, 07:09 PM   #6
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Let me ask this:

For cars with electronic oil level only: If the electronic oil level sensor can accurately measure and display the oil level, then why the heck doesn't the car have an oil reservoir with a valve that simply adds oil when its needed?
kind of like an automatic pool filler. When the level drops, it adds water
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