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RE: Hydraulic fluid
Went to our New Holland dealer here and all they had on the shelf was
Hydraulic Oil part number M6C59A which is petroleum based, as per the
label. I gave the parts guy the part number quoted below M6c34-A-1 and
they said it cross referenced to the petroleum based oil. Are my guys
out of touch or what?
180 Yorston St
Williams Lake, BC, V2G 3Z1
'86 5KTQ stock (if you don't know what it means, you aren't in the club)
>Sent: September 28, 1999 6:48 PM
>To: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
>Subject: ATF for hydraulic fluid
>Ref: Your note of Tue, 28 Sep 1999 21:24:22 -0400
>Hi again Dave,
>>Whre do you buy it?
>>> Ford spec #M6C34-A--I use this one (~$5.00 a US qt)
>At the local Ford tractor and farm equipment dealer.
>He refers to it as mineral brake oil. The label says
>Mineral hydraulic oil.
>The last batch said "New Holland" on it, but the previous
>were labeled "Ford." Somehow the faux continental name
>must've pleased the 5ks (only one that leaks), cause it
>seems to have slowed.
>I also recently discovered that it really might not be the
>rack. It blows around everwhere on the left side of the
>engine at the firewall. Sorta' looks like maybe a hose or
>fitting somewhere near (on?) the reservoir. According
>to the list I checked and the boot was not rotted and
>was relatively dry. Wow, wouldn't that be great!
>I asked the guy to price me a pail (5gal), but he didn't
>have it in his distributor's book. I'm due to pick some
>up --maybe this Saturday. I'll ask again. I'd expect
>about fifty bucks a pail. I'll also see if I can get a
>spec sheet and post it.
>Additional Audi content:
>When I got stuck while replacing rear wheel bearings, he
>also helped with the huge internal snap rings I didn't
>get with the bearings from GPR --appropriate I guess
>cause I was using a jack under my Farmall Super M as
>a bearing press.... ;-)