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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] LM470 gear box
From: "Richard (Rick) Karlquist" <>
Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2010 21:09:47 -0700
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You can get these cylinders at Harbor Freight.

Rick N6RK wrote:
> Dan,
> The problem of getting heavy lubricant into a difficult location was a  
> typical automotive issue trying to get 90w hypoid oil into the differential 
> gear  housing in the rear axle.  The solution was effectively a big  syringe. 
> It was a cylinder about 2" in diameter, a plunger and a flex  nozzle.  Stick 
> the nozzle into the oil, suck it up into the cylinder and  then squirt it 
> into the rear gear box.  They used to be available in supply  houses catering 

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