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When I had my HS header installed we needed to bend the oil dipstick about an inch away from the header to keep it from melting. Would this be enough to throw off the calibration of the dipstick and show a low oil condition when in fact there is none?
 

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Mine's bent foward also, due to my Hotshot. I have had no ill effects from it.

<font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by Andrew:
When I had my HS header installed we needed to bend the oil dipstick about an inch away from the header to keep it from melting. Would this be enough to throw off the calibration of the dipstick and show a low oil condition when in fact there is none?</font>

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1993 Nissan Sentra SE-R (5-Speed Manual)
STILLEN Hi-Flow Intake
STILLEN Performance Exhaust
Hotshot Racing Header
Kosei K1 Silver Racing Wheels
Dunlop SP Sport 5000 Tires
 

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<font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by Andrew:
When I had my HS header installed we needed to bend the oil dipstick about an inch away from the header to keep it from melting. Would this be enough to throw off the calibration of the dipstick and show a low oil condition when in fact there is none?</font>

I have a stillen gen 2 header. You have no hoice but to do that
 
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