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    Hi NitroChemist, based on post #8 above, if my dip stick is showing a reading around the 100mm mark, is that a good reading or do i need to add more? I just want to be sure here... the last time i took a reading, the dip stick was at the 100mm to 110mm mark. Based on the chart that is in Post#8, it seems that it might need more oil in there? I appreciate the feedback.
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    Let me drive my Nitro around to get the fluid hot. I'll find a level location and measure the oil level.
     
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    thanks... and have a happy new year
     
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    hi NitroChemist,
    were you able to get a reading for me?

    regards,
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    Sorry, not yet. I'm getting over the holiday hangover and returning to work. Haha! I'll check and take pics this evening when I drive home. I'll measure up from the Dakota tip for oil levels.
     
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    awesome... glad to know that you made it to the new year.... :)
     
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    Ok, finally checked the oil level. The weather is cool now. Driving distance was probably 10 miles or so. Gear selector in Neutral and Park. The oil level read up to the first dipstick curve. Sorry, I didn't get a tape measuring tape out. I can measure the stick later today.
     
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    thanks
    , looking forward to it....
     
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    Meaurements!!
    Oil level 2.5" or 6.5 mm from the tip.

    I had the oil changed a few months ago. The guy was not sure how many to put in. He added the exact amount he took out. I remember correctly leave the dealer and the oil mark was at the top dotted measurement. So it may be a little on the higher side. It's just a tad above the two "full level" marks.
     

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    Here’s my intention: I’m going to get an aftermarket trans pan, it has an extra threaded
    boss cast into it for whatever you want to put. I’m going to run a piece of tubing up to
    the engine bay a put a temp gauge. Thanks. Douglas
     
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