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I am trying to find the oil intake cap. The 1984 Sub. I am driving (on loan from my parents - it is normally our farm truck) has a Goodwrench 350 engine). I can't find anything that looks like an ooil intake cap except for a cap that is located at the front of the engine right behind the grill. Please help.

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  • clairburleso Jun 26, 2009

    Where is the valve cover? I am sorry for being so stupid. This engine is nothing like my jeep engine.

  • clairburleso Jun 26, 2009

    I am afraid you are going to have to walk me through this. I am very confused. I am accustomed to doing oil changes on my VW Thing and my Jeep. I have never messed around with a Chevy Suburban engine. Normally I would call my dad for help on these things but he died two months ago and I have no one to ask for help.

  • clairburleso Jun 26, 2009

    This is the conversation I had with another person on this site. Though he answered my initial question (he was very prompt but assumed I knew more than I do about cars), I need more help. See below:

    I am trying to find the oil intake cap. The 1984 Sub. I am driving (on loan from my parents - it is normally our farm truck) has a Goodwrench 350 engine). I can't find anything that looks like an ooil intake cap except for a cap that is located at the front of the engine right behind the grill. Please help.

    Comment posted on Jun 26, 2009

    Where is the valve cover? I am sorry for being so stupid. This engine is nothing like my jeep engine.

    Comment posted on Jun 26, 2009
    I am afraid you are going to have to walk me through this. I am very confused. I am accustomed to doing oil changes on my VW Thing and my Jeep. I have never messed around with a Chevy Suburban engine. Normally I would call my dad for help on these things but he died two months ago and I have no one to ask for help.

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    the cap is on the engines valve cover, it twists out

  • clairburleso Jun 26, 2009

    I found it. Thank you!

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The oil intake is located near to the air filter in the engine bay. Please bear with me to see if I can find a diagram.

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The cap is on the engines valve cover, it twists out

Posted on Jun 26, 2009

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    yadayada Jun 26, 2009

    the oil cap is on the valve cover, they are long rectangular parts at each side of the engine on top, mu god how can u miss them.

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