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How do I measure oil level in undergroung tank with filling pipe not straight?

How do I measure oil level in undergroung tank with filling pipe not straight?


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Old 11-11-13, 01:36 PM
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How do I measure oil level in undergroung tank with filling pipe not straight?

My underground oil tank has a filling pipe which apparently has an elbow or makes a curve on its way down. I cannot use a tank stick because it hits the pipe wall in the curve before even touching the oil.
I wonder how I can measure the oil level. Do the swimmer gauges work with a curve in the fill pipe?
 
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Old 11-11-13, 06:06 PM
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Maybe use a thinner long flexible stick,as long as it's not a elbow.Then measure the wet.
 
 

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