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Old 06-22-2008, 09:59 AM
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Originally Posted by Colo Springs E View Post
My OP always stays pretty much dimed (at 3) when I'm moving forward, particularly with acceleration.

When at a stop, it ranges between 1 and 2.

What cause differences in the OP when at idle? Normally it seems higher at idle before the car's warmed up--is this due to the oil being thicker at that time?

That's exactly what you should expect to see.

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