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Old 08-06-2010, 08:28 PM
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hey guys, it's a half low mark, not a half full mark. you are only down one quart at the 1/2 low mark... half full would put you down 4 quarts...
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Old 08-07-2010, 07:49 AM
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hey guys, it's a half low mark, not a half full mark. you are only down one quart at the 1/2 low mark... half full would put you down 4 quarts...
I just changed the oil in mt 81 and put in 6 plus qts to the full mark.
Also did the oil filter.
Who has an 8 quart sump?
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Old 08-07-2010, 08:02 AM
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X2 John,
You will see I was careful to say high & low marks!!

It is surprising that Roy has not chimed in as he has strong views on oil levels.

I do think though that running at the high mark on some motors could restrict the turbo drain, causing the turbo bearing cavity to flood & if the turbo has an oil seal issue, it could allow oil into the inlet & contribute to a run away.
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Old 08-07-2010, 10:35 AM
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How could you restrict the turbo drain if the oil level (not running) is several inches below the turbo?
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