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  1. GrumpyGel replied to the thread Dipstick reading.

    I wonder if the dip stick wasn't fully pushed in when you took the reading that said it was on min? If it was on min a liter may over fill it, but not to the level that it looks your may be.

    Oct 22, 2021 at 10:48 AM
  2. GrumpyGel replied to the thread L-series alternator renewal.

    Blimey, that's a lot of work to change the alternator! Think I'd have been using some colourful language and throwing spanners round the garage :D

    Oct 21, 2021 at 6:10 PM
  3. GrumpyGel liked Happyhippo's post in the thread L-series alternator renewal.

    Just to round off this saga. It turns out the od of oil feed pipe to the vacuum pump is 1/4” or 6.3mm. The thread on the fittings is metric fine or 10mm x 1.25. I had both tap and die and was able to repair the damaged threads. I obtained a...

    Oct 21, 2021 at 6:08 PM
  4. GrumpyGel replied to the thread Dipstick reading.

    I did an oil change on a tractor on Monday. First time I've done one, didn't have a clue how much to put in. The guvnor said to put 5 liters in and check the dipstick. I did and told him it was right on the mimumim mark. He said to put...

    Oct 21, 2021 at 12:49 PM