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PostSubject: Tired of tearing my machine apart to check oil   Sun Apr 04, 2010 9:17 pm

I came up with a solution.

I got the oil filter access cover from a Dodge Dakota or Durango




I used the splash shield from the Dodge as a template to cut the hole. I now have about a 5" hole to get my hand in and check the oil.



And here it is with the cap in place, (It's not perfect as I used a paint pen to trace the outline and it ran further than anticipated) but I can live with it as no hassle checking oil now.


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PostSubject: Re: Tired of tearing my machine apart to check oil   Sun Apr 04, 2010 9:26 pm

That is a great idea. I am sure that will make it much easier. Good job.

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PostSubject: Re: Tired of tearing my machine apart to check oil   Sun Apr 04, 2010 9:26 pm

Great Idea. I did something simular with my KingQuad.
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PostSubject: Re: Tired of tearing my machine apart to check oil   Sun Apr 04, 2010 9:37 pm

Very good thinking JJJ! I remember what a pain it was to take that side panel off the King to check the oil. I am sure the Prowler is much more work.
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PostSubject: Re: Tired of tearing my machine apart to check oil   Sun Apr 04, 2010 10:10 pm

Great Idea !! allright
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PostSubject: Re: Tired of tearing my machine apart to check oil   Sun Apr 04, 2010 10:27 pm

Nice TJ...

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PostSubject: Re: Tired of tearing my machine apart to check oil   Sun Apr 04, 2010 10:31 pm

One of these should work also. Boat Deck-Plate. 12.99 from West marine.


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PostSubject: Re: Tired of tearing my machine apart to check oil   Sun Apr 04, 2010 11:03 pm

Thanks guys

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That definately would work well, how big is the hole access?
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PostSubject: Re: Tired of tearing my machine apart to check oil   Mon Apr 05, 2010 12:20 am

Great job bro, awesome Idea...
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PostSubject: Re: Tired of tearing my machine apart to check oil   Mon Apr 05, 2010 1:28 am

Triple J wrote:
Thanks guys

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That definately would work well, how big is the hole access?

TJ it comes in a 4-inch or 6-inch.

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PostSubject: Re: Tired of tearing my machine apart to check oil   Mon Apr 05, 2010 6:33 am

Thanks for the info.
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PostSubject: Re: Tired of tearing my machine apart to check oil   Mon Apr 05, 2010 7:12 am

Great idea! That would probably work just as well on a Rhino -- eliminating the need to remove the passenger's seat to check the oil... it would likely fit on the angled part of the engine surround jut fine.

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PostSubject: Re: Tired of tearing my machine apart to check oil   Mon Apr 05, 2010 8:35 am

AIRBORNE wrote:
Very good thinking JJJ! I remember what a pain it was to take that side panel off the King to check the oil. I am sure the Prowler is much more work.

It sure is....remove both seats and the engine cover

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One of these should work also. Boat Deck-Plate. 12.99 from West marine.




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PostSubject: Re: Tired of tearing my machine apart to check oil   Mon Apr 05, 2010 11:00 am

ridepate wrote:


DO NOT ask Airborne to open it! roflmao
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PostSubject: Re: Tired of tearing my machine apart to check oil   Mon Apr 05, 2010 6:46 pm

Thanks for the kudo's guys.
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PostSubject: Re: Tired of tearing my machine apart to check oil   Mon Apr 05, 2010 7:04 pm

bet it would also supply some heat in the winter if it were to be opened
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PostSubject: Re: Tired of tearing my machine apart to check oil   Sat Apr 24, 2010 1:57 pm

Thanks Ridepate I'm going to get one of those. Thanks for the info guys.
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PostSubject: Re: Tired of tearing my machine apart to check oil   Tue May 11, 2010 8:31 pm

Saw gstaats Boat-Deck-Plate install this last weekend.
Awesome!!!!!!!! perfect10 Looks factory.

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