Re: Question on Clutch housing and oil
If you are referring to the inside of the clutch bell, smooth is normal.
If it were my engine I would do everything I could to find a manual for it on the internet.
That said, nearly all dip sticks are supposed to be dipped. Do not screw it in to take a reading, just "dip" it into the hole until it stops, no threading it in, then pull it out and read the level.
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