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Caterpillar 3208 Solutions This sub-forum is hosted by Mike Hohnstein who has been at this kind of thing for 50+ years now, guess I'm addicted. The saga has been all about progressively larger shop space since then. Honestly, never wanted to get into the CAT 3208's that were originally considered to be a throwaway engine but that's all that works in a FC in my world. Same thing with my Ford toter, that came with a NA, too much effort to hang in a 6, so been at it with the CAT V-8 for 20 years now. In reality you can get excellent life out of a CAT 3208 if it's built correctly. Post your questions about the CAT 3208 engines here and Mike will try to help you out.

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Mine fills through the drivers side valve cover that you get to by opening the Cat house inside the coach.
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These are the only things I see, one on back of driver’s valve cover and one on front of passenger’s valve cover. I unscrewed one and it looked like it had a little dipstick in it? Don’t want to put oil in the wrong place
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These are the only things I see, one on back of driver’s valve cover and one on front of passenger’s valve cover. I unscrewed one and it looked like it had a little dipstick in it? Don’t want to put oil in the wrong place
I think either one will take the oil,not in a friendly spot are they?
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I think either one will take the oil,not in a friendly spot are they?
I’ve actually seen worse!
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These are the only things I see, one on back of driver’s valve cover and one on front of passenger’s valve cover. I unscrewed one and it looked like it had a little dipstick in it? Don’t want to put oil in the wrong place

Like Randy says, either of those will work. Yeah, not convenient, but not the worst, either.
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Long funnel will help
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Doesn’t burn oil? looks like no one has add or changed oil recently???
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