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Re: (ET) newbie questions
- Subject: Re: (ET) newbie questions
- From: Allan V <allanhv worldnet att net>
- Date: Thu, 17 May 2001 12:40:05 -0400
- References: <B5D29837CD20D2119AA100805F952D3903C207D2 wfcmxsmb03>
- Reply-to: allanhv worldnet att net
- Sender: owner-elec-trak cosmos phy tufts edu
Would parking on a hill so the front wheels are at least 5" below the rear
wheels have the desired effect?
"Casey, Jack" wrote:
> I'll answer your question on the trans.
> Drain the transaxle, jack up the tractor so that rear wheels are at
> least 5"
> off the ground. This is necessary because you need to get 64 ozs (no
> of 85-140 gear oil in there. This is an awkward process made easier by
> using a funnel and a 16"-18" piece of clear plastic hose. You'll find
> oil at any auto supply shop. Good luck, Jack
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jim Coate [mailto:jbc coate org]
> Sent: Thursday, May 17, 2001 10:25 AM
> To: Elec-Trak List
> Subject: (ET) newbie questions
> Well, I am now the proud owner of an E-20, with mower, dozer blade, and
> (thanks to this list) tiller. Now to find a front-end loader. It is
> running and I did a mowing with it, but now I have lots of questions. It
> has a bad power disconnect and lift strap, but new ones have already
> arrived from Bill so I will get those in soon.
> It makes evil noises in LL and sometimes L gear. I figured checking the
> transmission oil level would be a good first step. What is the best way
> to lift up the tractor to work under it? What type of oil does the
> tranny take (the manual helpfully says "approved Elec-Trak axle fluid
> I think I read at some point that upgraded brakes are available? The
> brakes don't seem that strong right now - is there a way to tell which
> version I have?
> On the fuel level gage, does anyone know offhand what voltages the "E"
> and "F" correspond to?
> Finally, is there any search engine for the archives? Thanks.
> Jim Coate
> 1992 Chevy S-10, http://www.eeevee.com