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Re: Checking oil levels

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John in La

07-29-2013 17:25:54
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If he "must" have a site glass and wants to do it the proper way what he needs to do is remove the drain plug; Install a fitting that will adapt the drain hole to a piece of pipe or copper tubing; Run this tubing to a area that is easily seen and mount the site glass at the same level as the check plug. Now fill with oil to the proper level threw the fill plug. Once the oil is at the proper level mark a line on the site glass where full is.

By doing it this way you could add fluid without messing with the site glass or taking out the check plug. You could mount the glass so oil goes to the middle of the glass so it can easily be seen. The only time you would every have to mess with the site glass is when you drain/change the fluid and that would be years if you do not have condensation problems.

By the way most of those site glasses are made where you have to hook both ends of the glass to the case to prevent air lock; so he may have to hook the top of the glass to the check plug hole to allow the glass to vent.

I think the dip stick idea is his best route.
This post was edited by john in la at 17:33:19 07/29/13.

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CharlieC

07-29-2013 19:03:35
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 Re: Checking oil levels in reply to John in La, 07-29-2013 17:25:54  
John they make sight glass that would work here, the one that I mentioned is vented at the top. So the oil would come up into the glass equal to the oil level in the tractor case. The case would have to be over filled just a little bit.

Maybe my understanding how the oil holes work was as long as the oil would come out of the hole you were good on the level.
If it did not flow from the hole you would need to add oil and if the oil was over the hole some that would not hurt anything.

As simple as the dip stick is I never thought about making one for the tractor. One would work if it had a couple of marks on it, one for the transmission and one for the rear end.

Thanks guys for the ideas, tomorrow is a good day to make a dip stick.

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