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  • Engine: Dip Stick Tube

    On a 1950 Champion 6cyl

    How does one remove the retainer for the dipstick tube? I don't see how it is actually retaining. Any enlightenment would be appreciated. Thanks.
    1950 Champion
    1962 MGA

  • #2
    It slides down the dip stick tube then snaps under the rear bearing plate on the starter.

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    • #3
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ID:	1720430This is a 54 model and it just presses in. Pulling and wiggling will remove it. It is a tap in fit.

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      • #4
        Some of them have a heavy spring steel wire that hooks over the end of the starter.
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        • #5
          Thanks folks. I now see how it fits around the starter.
          1950 Champion
          1962 MGA

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          • #6
            Is this true for the 63 Lark 6 cyl? My dipstick tube fell off, and I’m a little baffled as to how that happened and how to fix it. Doesn’t seem like it would tap in. I guess there was a retainer that’s lost?

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            • #7
              Here's how it is on my "63 Champ.

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              There's also a good illustration in the parts book.

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