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Topic # 201318 13-Aug-2016 15:59
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Hi. Random request for today, could somebody with access to a 1.6 litre 1998-2003 Mazda protégé (323 Astina etc.) Please measure how long the dipstick is from the collar to the low and high marks?

A friend here in Fiji has broken his and the likelihood of locating the correct one in this country are negligible. However we should be able to adapt something to work...

I believe the engine model code is zm-de
The dipstick part number is BPD3-10-450C
But my Google fu doesn't give me the length..

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  Reply # 1611123 13-Aug-2016 17:03
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Surely this post deserves a badge of some kind?

 

 





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  Reply # 1611128 13-Aug-2016 17:29
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Isn't how you use it more important?


Hmm, what to write...
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  Reply # 1611134 13-Aug-2016 17:51
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Um, I just have to ask... "Where is the broken bit?





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  Reply # 1611164 13-Aug-2016 18:39
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gehenna:

 

Isn't how you use it more important?

 

 

No, not in this instance. Size matters more than most anything else. It needs to be well "lubricated" or something may go very very badly.


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  Reply # 1611168 13-Aug-2016 18:53
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networkn:

 

gehenna:

 

Isn't how you use it more important?

 

 

No, not in this instance. Size matters more than most anything else. It needs to be well "lubricated" or something may go very very badly.

 

 

its winter too so deduct 25%


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  Reply # 1611171 13-Aug-2016 19:00
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Is your friend in Fiji or in NZ?







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  Reply # 1611173 13-Aug-2016 19:04
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In Fiji. I've been assured the broken bit is not inside.

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  Reply # 1611174 13-Aug-2016 19:08
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No idea I have never taken it out.





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  Reply # 1611180 13-Aug-2016 19:49
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can you just get one from a wreckers here and send it to him?




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  Reply # 1611204 13-Aug-2016 21:30
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Was hoping to find one in the country, but want to confirm I'm getting the right one, hence the question of length.

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  Reply # 1613296 17-Aug-2016 15:12
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how do you break a dipstick ???


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  Reply # 1613312 17-Aug-2016 15:42
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I was thinking this post was somehow related to the Japanese pole vaulter who knocked the bar over with his..... laughing






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