Full synthetic? Once you go there you stay there eh? Is there a need to clean out with a parts cleaner prior to using it? I was thinking of just draining it and then refilling with the new.
From: Dan Martin <danandkatrinamartin@xxxxxxx>
Subject: [tcb] Re: oil leak
Date: Mon, 8 Jan 2007 11:22:59 -0600
I use the Royal Purple too.
On Jan 8, 2007, at 11:18 AM, Mark Sawyer wrote:
I prefer using the Royal Purple Gear Lube myself.
Eric Woodall <eric@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:I have always been told that the Sta-Lube 90 Weight is the best.
You'll have to get this at NAPA.
> I get 90 wt gear oil at any local auto parts store.
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Christopher Dirksen
> Date: Mon, 08 Jan 2007 09:44:56
> Subject: [tcb] Re: oil leak
> From oil leak to oil change, I changed to oil in the eskimo and was
> planning to change out the fluid in the Reduction boxes and trans but once
> at pep boy's I could not find strait 90 weight where do you guy's get you
> gear oil from? Oh yea another big thing was the "noise" I had after a 5
> minute ride with Sawyer saturday it turned out to be the speedometer cable
> rubbing the sleeve and with a couple drops of super lube I believe the
> "noise" vanished. Thanks Mark! I continue to build a list of need items to
> get old eskimo going strong. Eric have you bought the rivet gun yet? Ha-ha
> maybe we can work something out "go half's" or something. Still need to
> fix the latch on the small front window. OK hope everyone had a good
> Oh yea one other thing is that I found one of the screws stripped on the
> plate holding the oil screen do you thing extra teflon would hold it and
> prevent oil leaking? Looked tight enough from the other bolts to prevent
> leaking but it may end up that I'll need to re size the hole and place a
> larger screw in it, any ideas?
> Cajun Eskimo
> Christopher Dirksen
> I plan to post Emily's Christmas party pic's on the www.cajun-eskimo.com:
> today! Thanks Em and Mark
> From: "Brian Denning"
> Reply-To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [tcb] oil leak
> Date: Mon, 08 Jan 2007 07:58:27 -0600
>>so i lowered the motor yesterday to fix the oil leak on hershey. had
>>a hell of a time trying to pull off the fan shroud, tried calling
>>denis for help but he wasn't home. finally removed the one damn bolt
>>keeping it in and it came out but not with ease. man you would be
>>amazed at all the oil around the cooler. so i start to remove the
>>bolts on the stand. one of them twisted off, and the other two, well
>>i can't get to them. then i decide to remove the three bolts that
>>hold the cooler onto the stand...scratch that make that the two
>>bolts that hold the cooler onto the stand. yea that's right, i found
>>the problem, evidently there was a bolt missing. guess the mechanic
>>only put it together half ass. yea, i was the mechanic. so now i
>>have to take the damn stand off to get that one bolt out. i bought
>>new cooler seals for it also. well i guess the good thing is that he
>>won't leak any more around that area when i get done. more on it
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