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      08-16-2010, 09:10 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by shifterboy45 View Post
how would you cost effectively install a dipstick on a non-dip stick car.. short of dropping the oil pan, lowering the crank and popping out the mains to make sure you get no filing in there. drilling the block (which by the way will alter the structural integrity of the lower end) -- and installing a compression fit tube??? plus deal with the serious blowby issue that exist with this engine.

I know there are other F/I engines out there, so its not impossible, but will it be affordable, or practical?

not to be a kill-joy .. but what gives??
well u wouldnt want to drill the block, the oil pan is where you would want to tap. No question it would be labor intensive.