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I’ve been pouring engine oil the wrong way my whole life

It seems that nearly every photograph, commercial, and TV show shows people pouring engine oil with the bottle turned the wrong way. It may seem trivial, but when used properly, the smart design of an oil bottle will prevent glugging and spilling. ALSO - you can also hold the bottle "flat" as well, which will help.

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Now if the would only design a ketchup bottle that way.

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In England we have no need to teach our young this.

Engineering comes naturally, as does pouring oil from a container.

Maybe the price of oil products here means we're too tight to spill any?
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In England we have no need to teach our young this.

Engineering comes naturally, as does pouring oil from a container.

Maybe the price of oil products here means we're too tight to spill any?
Not Tight at all Mike, just plain sensible......
We all remember drinking from the yard of ale now don`t we....
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Not Tight at all Mike, just plain sensible......
We all remember drinking from the yard of ale now don`t we....
Gulp!

Erm....

No, not really.

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2 things:

1. Pour slowly while holding the bottle the proper way (this holds true also when pouring Techron Concentrate Plus into the fuel filler opening, notice the shape of the Techron Concentrate Plus bottle).

2. Use a larger funnel that has a bigger diameter at the "catch" area, and with an "exit" spout of a good size diameter.

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