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Old 08-13-2004, 17:51   #1 (permalink)
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How much oil

Guy's i think it say's in the manual the sump capacity is 5.5Litres. Is that correct, im going out to buy oil now but i don't wanna buy 2 bottles of Mobile 1! Unless i have to?
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Mate you only need to use 5lt.5.5is from totaly empty, say after a rebuild or sumthing like that.Make sure you fill the oil filter before you put it on, then the rest of the oil in the crank case.
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the sump capacity may be 5.5 litres but the oil filter holds .5 of a litre.
if you change the oil filter you are gonna have to buy 2 bottles unless you can buy a 1 litre bottle which i'm sure you can.
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I have been doing oil changes on Falcons for 12 years, and ive never had to put more tham 5 lt in the engine.
If you measure how much comes out you wont even get 5lts.
The 5 lt will cover the sump and filter.
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I only use 5 litres in mine and I always change the filter. This gives me oil up to about 4/5th full on the dipstick. If I put in 5.5 litres it would end up overful!
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Cheer guy's! i thought 5.5 was alittle too much after my old boy added this much and it was overfull! I'll put the whole bottle of Mobile 1 in, i could only find a coper oil filter, what filters do you guy's use? I wanted to get MObile 1, but noone sold it.
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You mean a Cooper filter?
the blue ones?
They arnt to bad, i normally just use a Ryco, never had any drama's.
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Ah right, yup thats what i meant sorry. Ok cool thank's for the advice guy's!
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