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by Frenchy
Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Draining Coolant
Replies: 18
Views: 1348

Re: Draining Coolant

Thanks I'll give it a go.
by Frenchy
Tue Jun 11, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: SJ series Transmission, Axles, Brakes, wheels and tyres.
Topic: Renewing Gear Box Fluid
Replies: 12
Views: 992

Re: Renewing Gear Box Fluid

:D Will do,thanks.
by Frenchy
Sun Jun 09, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: SJ series Transmission, Axles, Brakes, wheels and tyres.
Topic: Renewing Gear Box Fluid
Replies: 12
Views: 992

Re: Renewing Gear Box Fluid

That post was the diffs,this is the gear box. ;) I read somewhere that if you overfill the gear box it can cause foaming,but the post I read wasn't Samurai specific.
by Frenchy
Sat Jun 08, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: SJ series Transmission, Axles, Brakes, wheels and tyres.
Topic: Renewing Gear Box Fluid
Replies: 12
Views: 992

Re: Renewing Gear Box Fluid

Did it along with the coolant,I'm in a mountainous area,so hard to find flat ground so I overfilled it by quite a lot,until I found a flatish area near a neighbours driveway.let it run out of the 12mm level plug until it was just dripping.Can much damage be done by over filling?
by Frenchy
Sat Jun 08, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Draining Coolant
Replies: 18
Views: 1348

Re: Draining Coolant

I finally got around to doing it a week ago,filled it with the heater running,let it rest then took it for a run afterwards the level needed topping up a bit.Drove it this morning and put the fan on to blow some fresh air,but even with the lever on cold the air was warm.Got stuck in traffic and the ...
by Frenchy
Tue Apr 09, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: OAT What does it mean
Replies: 5
Views: 260

Re: OAT What does it mean

Here they just sell a 5 litre container of organic coolant,doesn't mention percentages of distilled water to add.As I'm in Spain near the coast it's only the coolant properties that interest me.
by Frenchy
Sun Apr 07, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: OAT What does it mean
Replies: 5
Views: 260

Re: OAT What does it mean

OAT only or a coolant water mix?
by Frenchy
Sat Apr 06, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: OAT What does it mean
Replies: 5
Views: 260

Re: OAT What does it mean

:salute:
by Frenchy
Tue Apr 02, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: OAT What does it mean
Replies: 5
Views: 260

OAT What does it mean

Finally getting around to doing a coolant change and over here in Spain OAT means nothing to any motor factor I've visited.Is it just the organic variety of coolant,or will any decent quality coolant do?
by Frenchy
Mon Feb 25, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Draining Coolant
Replies: 18
Views: 1348

Re: Draining Coolant

Wise move I think....still haven't gotten around to it yet! ;)