Hot or Cold
We all have our own little quirks. The important thing is consistancy. If you check it hot today and cold tomorrow you WILL be confused. The reason most of us run our crankcase lower than the full mark after an oil change is the difference in litres and quarts. We in the USA fill with quart cans of oil and the volume is in litres. Happy Trails Beep Beep from Houston.
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