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Postby sanford » Thu Feb 23, 2017 3:40 pm

How do I know when the transmission is filled with oil on my 1965 IHC? Very new to this.

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Re: gear oil

Postby Eugene » Thu Feb 23, 2017 3:53 pm

There is a plug on the left side of the transmission, about 2 or so inches up from the bottom of the transmission. When gear oil drips out, transmission/differential are full.

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Re: gear oil

Postby Dale Finch » Thu Feb 23, 2017 5:04 pm

You probably are already aware, but if you haven't changed the gear oil in the transmission, you might want to do that. Even if your cub is stored under cover, condensation can get in it and cause the oil to become milky. If it is outdoors, a bit more water can enter around the gear shifter. Drain is on the bottom front of the block, and when you refill it (through the large plug on top behind the shifter), first remove the small "fill level" plug on the left side of the block that Eugene mentioned. It only takes 3 1/2 PINTS, so when it starts running out the left hole, it is "full".


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Re: gear oil

Postby Bill Hudson » Thu Feb 23, 2017 5:32 pm

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The little pipe plug is the level full indicator, that others have referred to.

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Re: gear oil

Postby Glen » Fri Feb 24, 2017 6:50 pm

Welcome to the website. Here is the 1965 Cub owner's manual. There is a table of contents on page 1, makes it easier to use on the internet. The lubrication section starts on page 59, it tells about all the oil levels in the Cub.
The experts on here say you should read it, if you never have before.
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