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BrotherRockeye

2009 Sportsman 550XP dipstick

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The engine oil dipstick on my 550XP took a dump and the bottom 1/3 was missing. Apparently it's a common occurrence from the bit of reading I've done on it. Anyway I'm not gonna replace it just to have it happen again so I cut the rest of it off and ground it flat to use as a plug.

So now with no dipstick to check oil level I have some choices.

-Buy another dipstick to use as a dipstick...NOT

-Do an oil change and build a depth checker from the new full level

-ask the good people on QuadCrazy! Any one with a like year 550XP wanna measure their dipstick from the base to the end so I can make an oil level check stick?

Thanks folks!

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That's it. If it was $20 on Amazon.ca I'd just buy one too, but for $78.41 I think I'll find a better option.

Not sure how it measures 10x6x1...might just hit a Polaris shop next time I go down to the city and measure one myself.

I appreciate the effort, obliged!

 

 

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