Check Oil Line

Check Oil Line

You will need:
Flat Black paint
Wrapping Wire-30 gauge from Radioshack (You can probably use Ignition wire or Battery wire from Detail Master).
An engine-I'm using an Eclipse motor
Hobby Knife
Pin Vise
Hypodermic needle-25 gauge
Bending Pliers

Check Oil Line

Take the needle and glue it in the hole in the oil pan.

Check Oil Wire

Check Oil Line

To make the Oil Check wire take a piece of the wire and make it straight. Now put it on a flat surface and lightly place a knife on the wire. Make back and forth motions. This will give you a nice cut so you can take of the tubing.

Check Oil Line

Now, just paint the handle flat black and insert the wire into the needle tub. You have just created a realistic Check Oil line.