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Date:         Tue, 13 Jan 2009 10:53:03 -0800
Reply-To:     Jake de Villiers <crescentbeachguitar@GMAIL.COM>
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From:         Jake de Villiers <crescentbeachguitar@GMAIL.COM>
Subject:      Re: For the Vanagon Newbies - Oil Filler Neck Secret
Comments: To: Allan Streib <>
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Really? I find that the plastic oil containers work very well with the extensions on both our vans.

I only need a funnel when I'm pouring from a gallon container, in which case I use a funnel cut from one of those big plastic soda bottles. :-)

On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 6:43 AM, Allan Streib <> wrote:

> "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. > > 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 >

-- Jake 1984 Vanagon GL 1986 Westy Weekender "Dixie" Crescent Beach, BC

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