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Unread 03-20-2007, 12:01 AM   #1
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remove the dip stick oil tube from the engine block? My first time tearing down an engine and this thing is kicking my butt. It's a 1980 amc 360 from a cherokee. Is it pressed in, screwed in?

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Unread 03-20-2007, 07:28 AM   #2
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Press fit. A few gentle taps with a soft-faced mallet is all it takes.
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Unread 03-20-2007, 09:25 PM   #3
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Took alittle more than a dead blow, but it finally came out. Thanks for the info
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Unread 03-27-2007, 07:09 PM   #4
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i just tore down my 4.0l and the tube came out with a hard tug :P
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