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Date:         Tue, 13 Jan 2009 13:37:05 -0500
Reply-To:     Mark A Kippert <vanagon@KIPPERT.COM>
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From:         Mark A Kippert <vanagon@KIPPERT.COM>
Subject:      Re: For the Vanagon Newbies - Oil Filler Neck Secret
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Anybody remember how long it's been since oil came in a can? That telescoping tube would have worked just fine if you were filling it from a can of oil with a metal spout pushed into it. It's not as convenient when pouring from a bottle. Now you kinda need the funnel.

Mark K 1986 GL 2WD

On Jan 13, 2009, at 9:43 AM, Allan Streib wrote:

> > That is nice, but to me it just makes it easier to get the funnel in. > It's still much too "horizontal" to pour oil in directly from the > bottle. > > Allan > -- > 1991 Vanagon GL

> "John Rodgers" <inua@CHARTER.NET> said: > >> The secret - the oil filler neck has an extension telescoped down >> inside >> the filler tube. Just grasp the edge of the filler tube between >> finger >> and thumb and pull and it slides right out, The rest is self evident. >> Pretty slick. >

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