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    hi all just wanted to check if i am ok to put my oil in if the engine is still warm?its castrol edge 0w-30, any help would be greatly appreciated
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    course you can. just make sure not to overfill it, as if the engine is still warm, then not all oil might of dropped back down into the sump, causing the dipstick to read incorrect for a few minutes
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by lovejemz View Post
    hi all just wanted to check if i am ok to put my oil in if the engine is still warm?its castrol edge 0w-30, any help would be greatly appreciated
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    What oil is in there at the moment? What is the car?


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    Quote Originally Posted by afcneal View Post
    There's an echo in here?.........
    good isnt it. haha. makes the OP more reasurred that a few people are saying the same thing is correct
     
     

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    Try heating the oil up over the stove first for best results.


    [joke mode...off]
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sphinx View Post
    Try heating the oil up over the stove first for best results.
    Think I might try this to warm the car up without starting it...


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    Quote Originally Posted by Sphinx View Post
    Try heating the oil up over the stove first for best results.


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    I always found adding a bottle or two of tobasco sauce should warm it up.....
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Amos View Post
    I always found adding a bottle or two of tobasco sauce should warm it up.....
    put kettle on... thatl help
     
     

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    No you can't. If you do, the engine will spontaneously combust, implode and turn into a black hole from which no-one can escape. The valves will melt as well and the double overhead flange bracket will cease to function.
     
     

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    First fry some chips in the oil, then when you add it should you get a chip off the old block, you'll know where it's come from! Sorry!!!
     
     

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