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From the files of - I'm AWESOME!: I dropped my...

...f'n dipstick down the filler neck yesterday.



I know I know I know - ***I suck*** - think of it this way... my stooooopidity is you humor.

It was early pre-java and I thought I'd caught the lip of the tiny orifice but nooooooope. Ka-plunk down she went.



So I went after it with a telescoping magnet stick to no avail. Couldn't see / feel a thing. My question is - somewhere someone's done this before... WHAT TO DO?

I'm due for an earl change this weakend anyway, got that much going for me. Is there an easy way to remove the tank and fish it out?

More worriesome - is it OK to run it like this? My fear was it'd block the pick up feed and starve me, or there was some impeller down there and I'd muff it up - both my luck. Earl pressure looks good as do temps, drove home yest. and in today.


Any help here muchacholy appreciatto. And _stop_laughing_ already!!! It takes a huge man to come forward here pride in hand admitting this and asking for help (or a complete jackass - errrr...).

Paul... CT | '87 930 | '07 //S6 v10 JNR | '98 ///M3 vert |

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Old 06-13-2008, 06:13 AM
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