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Old 07-04-2019, 03:04 AM   #222
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Default Re: and so it begins....

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Originally Posted by trottida View Post
I'll answer my own question.

First photo is a cold engine measure, second photo is immediately after shutdown and the last photo is after 5 minutes. Yes, I'm due for an oil change; this has about 7000 km on it.
I've noticed it takes awhile for the oil to get back to the pan on the LLO...Although part of my trouble in getting a good reading is that I have hard time seeing new oil on the dip stick. Before I changed the oil, I probably wasn't letting it sit long enough and I was assuming massive oil consumption because the level on the stick was low, and the blue smoke at idle. Now that I've run it a bit, I don't have the blue smoke.

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2000 SL2 Automatic (back on the road) 17X,XXX miles.
1999 Chevy K3500

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