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michael

concern about oil capacity

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I just receive a copy of an owners manual for my Pontiac GTO with a 389 motor the manual says 6 quarts oil with filter my chiltons book says 5 quarts with filter which is it  I'm hoping I've been doing it right with 5 quarts very concerned

   

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What year GTO..??

Would start with five quarts..Then check the oil level..Then add if necessary until the dipstick indicates full...Make sure the oil filter is full before checking....Don't overfill... 

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My '66 hold Seven (7) quarts, with filter.

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