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Re: [TowerTalk] LM470 gear box

To: "Richard \(Rick\) Karlquist" <>, <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] LM470 gear box
From: "K0DAN" <>
Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2010 12:29:27 -0500
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Thanks...I own one. It didn't work so hot trying to get heavy oil in my 
restoration car differential, but I haven't tried it with the tower 
gearbox....maybe will have more luck there. will give it a try.

Tnx es 73


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Richard (Rick) Karlquist" <>
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Sent: Tuesday, July 20, 2010 11:09 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] LM470 gear box

> 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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