Buccaneer wrote:Sounds like good logic Fleetwin.
Making a pressure tester is on my "list". I would think it would
be handy also when you know you have a leak, but not sure
where. Haven't tried draining the LU yet. Clean and sandblaster
some parts this morning. All afternoon has been mowing and
Thanks.fleetwin wrote:Just don't be fooled by faulty gage set ups...I am not criticizing home made stuff, I have had plenty of Stevens testers show false leakage in the gearcase, when the true problem was a gage issue, hose, valve etc...
I guess what I am saying is that if the gear lube comes out without showing signs of water, I would probably just refill and run it...Needless to say, I would change gear lube frequently to ensure all is well. Running it "as is" will give you a chance to make sure the clutch dog is OK as well...
Needless to say, if the lube shows signs of water, then you should pressure test to find the actual problem before resealing...
Oftentimes test equipment that was designed to help us, ends up confusing us with false readings/wrong conclusions....
Fisherman6 wrote:Nice job Buc! It looks like it may have been inspired by mine. Glad to be an inspiration if in fact it was. No patent infringements here.
NJ-boatbuilder57 wrote:What PSI do you test to?
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