Re: 2008 5.7 Hemi dip stick markings
Originally Posted by bobharly
I have the same kind of dipstick. I Does 7 quarts really fill yours up? I find that 7 quarts only comes up to the very bottom of the lower hash marks. I fill it to 7.5 cold to get it up to the "S" in SAFE, which still looks low to me. I haven't checked it when it's warm, but I can't imagine it would expand that much...
Yep. For the >92K miles that I've had it (from new), it's been exactly 7 qts., every 5K miles.
Extra 1/2 qt will not affect anything, but your grommet will probably stop puckering. I "burn" about 3/4 qt between oil changes (some of this goes into the oil catch can from the PCV valve.)
'08 WK Limited, 5.7L HEMI, Quadra-Trac II, Bright Silver Metallic, Class IV Hitch, Michelin LTX M/S tires, Billet Technology oil catch can, Fumoto oil drain valve.