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Lokar ED-5001 1980-Up Small Block Chevy Engine Dipsticks


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The best dipstick you can buy for your 1980-up Small Block Chevy (SBC).


  • Length of tube going into engine is 5-5/8"
  • Outside diameter of tube is .372"
  • Length of housing from engine to dipstick opening is 9-7/8"
  • Length of knob is 1-3/4"
  • Length of dipstick not including the knob is 17-3/4"
  • Mounting bracket measures 1-7/8" from center of pivot point on housing to center of mounting hole

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