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Buy a large top-tapered funnel (like the orange or blue one ) with a wide filler neck and cut the bottom of the filler neck to size. You only need enough to stick down into the filler tube. Been using it for years
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Hi Anglophone1 -Thank you- that's beautiful! I will email ajd directly (beats my cutting board & sheet metal screw solution by a mile).
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Guy over on Rennlist posted a thread just yesterday on this funnel at Walmart that's just over $1. It's sold as a funnel for DEF, but looks like the shape would be perfect for the 911 oil fill neck. It was recommended on Rennlist for the 997TT models.

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Hyper-Tough-DEF-Diesel-Exhaust-Fluid-funnel-10732WRHT/370116357

I got one - it needs to be bigger but may still replace what I use now.
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Here’s a picture of my “Oil IV”. I fill the bucket with the appropriate amount oil and sit it or hang it somewhere higher than the fill. The end that goes on the fill has a valve to turn the flow on and off and a big magnet to hold it in place.
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stoooopid question

when filling, I assume its important to avoid oil going into the "dipstick" tube or does it not matter?
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stoooopid question

when filling, I assume its important to avoid oil going into the "dipstick" tube or does it not matter?
It does not matter. It all drains into the tank. The dipstick tube is just a holder to keep the dipstick handy. LOTS of people have dropped a dipstick into the tank. I never have because I always make sure it get it in the hole.
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antifreeze funnel

I just use an antifreeze funnel. My daughter and I came up with a system where she pours it in while I open the container. She’s pretty good at pouring it right in without letting too much drip into the engine bay.
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I purchased, from my local shop, a plastic jug with a flexible spout that holds 5L if oil.
It pours cleanly and just fill it twice (10L) and you're finished.
The garages use them for a reason.
They charged me $20 .
For top ups I use a sm funnel that screws to the top of the litre (quart) jugs.
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$1.89 at Home Depot, cut a couple inches off the bottom. Fits securely in the filler neck and flows ~ 1 gallon in 10 seconds without backing up.



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I have 2 of those long tranny funnels, and I cut out part of the top on one to make an empty slot for a bottle to sit in.

But I like the one below better:


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Guy over on Rennlist posted a thread just yesterday on this funnel at Walmart that's just over $1. It's sold as a funnel for DEF, but looks like the shape would be perfect for the 911 oil fill neck. It was recommended on Rennlist for the 997TT models.

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Hyper-Tough-DEF-Diesel-Exhaust-Fluid-funnel-10732WRHT/370116357

It is too small - maybe some enterprising person will use it as a mold for a version in FG.

or scan it - blow it up a bit and make a 3d printer run

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Sorry... I'm getting too old to be "hunched over" while hand pouring 10 qts of motor oil ...

This is definitely NOT your low cost option...but works great for me and my back. The plastic funnel with a 1" NPT thread was $12US on Amazon. Fortunately for me...the copper fittings and pipe were leftovers and scrap...

All I do is zip-tie it tight to the engine cover hinge, dump in a quart of SWEPCO, and walk away for a few minutes while I open and prepare the next quart. The copper never touches any painted surface, like the fender, and I normally have a towel there for any drips, but didn't for the photo





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I like the ability to walk away with this one! Nice solution you have there
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I have a funnel from Redline to change the oil on my Guzzi. It works pretty well on the 911 too.

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Sorry... I'm getting too old to be "hunched over" while hand pouring 10 qts of motor oil ...

This is definitely NOT your low cost option...but works great for me and my back. The plastic funnel with a 1" NPT thread was $12US on Amazon. Fortunately for me...the copper fittings and pipe were leftovers and scrap...

All I do is zip-tie it tight to the engine cover hinge, dump in a quart of SWEPCO, and walk away for a few minutes while I open and prepare the next quart. The copper never touches any painted surface, like the fender, and I normally have a towel there for any drips, but didn't for the photo






I'm gonna build one - be nice if it took 1 gallon containers
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Guy over on Rennlist built something similar using PVC fittings. Be much cheaper.
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$1.89 at Home Depot, cut a couple inches off the bottom. Fits securely in the filler neck and flows ~ 1 gallon in 10 seconds without backing up.
I have the same funnel from ACE Hardware, took me by surprise how awful the backing up was. First time I used it lost about a 1/2 quart on top of the engine because of the overflow.

I will cut the bottom off as you have done.
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$1 at Pep Boys

https://www.pepboys.com/hopkins-flotool-red-oil-spout/product/8476612

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