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Old 12-07-2010, 05:05 PM   #118
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Originally Posted by KillerBMotorsport View Post
It's slightly more than what should read full with our pan. It should read full at ~5.3 quarts and brim full is ~5.5 quarts. You can go over 6 quarts before in interferes with the crank and it will drop bellow the brim of the pan once the car starts and the filter, turbo lines and all the galleys fill. I DO NOT recommend this (no matter whos baffle you use). In fact the ONLY time I've heard of overfilling the pan it was with endurance cars that knew they were going to loose over a quart during the coarse of a race.
So, I add 6qts when I do an oil change with my KB pan. From reading this I'm adding to much or are you just talking about 6qts just in the sump. Can't really tell if it is high from the dipstick as I have the 2litre one still and reads way high. Just want to get level correct before I go and scribe my DS.
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