I have a 85 Scottsdale truck. before I owned it someone replaced the manifold. so now there isn't enough space to put the oil dipstick tube. I need a quick fix it tip. someone suggested to plug the whole with a bolt and heat resistant sealant.

Asked by Jan 16, 2015 at 11:31 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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92,735

Check your local hot rod place they make a flex tube dipstick that you could use.

24,345

That's a terrible "quick fix" tip.

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