Checking the oil

Farmall H, HV & Super H, 300 & 350, 1939-1958

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Checking the oil

Postby ShawnAgne » Fri Jan 19, 2018 6:50 pm

In the manual it refers to a dipstick on the 300, BUT I can't find one all i have are upper and lower test cocks. Is there one hid somewhere I can't see or did the test cocks replace it?
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Re: Checking the oil

Postby Shane Nelson » Fri Jan 19, 2018 6:54 pm

I’m not familiar with a 300 but if I had to guess it would be the other way around, the dipstick replacing the test cocks.
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Re: Checking the oil

Postby pokitisme » Tue Feb 13, 2018 7:28 am

Well what I did for a cheap and easy fix and use this idea at your own risk was I just used a zip tie. You can find really long zip ties like 2 feet long. And if you're really nervous about it zip tie it to a screwdriver or something and dip it down in there. That way you won't lose the thing. But like I said it's just a cheap and easy fix to help you on your way
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Re: Checking the oil

Postby ajhbike » Tue Feb 13, 2018 9:56 am

I think the answer is a tractor has either/or. I just use the pet cocks on the Super C and they work fine....until it is really cold and then it can be a long wait for the molasses... or run it for 15 minutes and then check.

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