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Installation of oil dipstick tube.. Where exactly on engine block is the tiny hole that the dipstick tube feeds through,,Engine AMC V8 5.9L

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No year car. ? 1971 to 1988? J20\
that must have been some bump, huh?
google image searches find 1000's of 360cu-in blocks
here is one, and the dip stick is seen.

http://www.hotrod.com/techarticles/engine/hrdp_0804_small_block_mopar_engine/photo_01.html

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left side of the engine if you turn the tube so the curve faces down you should be able to wiggle and twist it into place

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