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Old 02-27-2008, 04:37 PM
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Originally Posted by Torquewrench View Post
That's a little confusing. If you just opened the drain plug and then filled through the fill plug I could see 4 being enough, but since they include the filter and gasket that implies dropping the pan, which in my case required ~6.5 qts. You did the right thing to order 8, I just wonder what their other customers are doing?
Perfect answer - you took the words out of my mouth. There is no way you could just use 4 "if" you are also dropping the pan and changing the filter.


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