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post #3161 of 8476 (permalink) Old 11-12-2012, 05:57 PM Thread Starter
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Just a clear hose that has a fumoto drain valve on the other end. Makes draining the oil a lot easier, and neater, so as not to have it spill all over the floor, so the dogs can roll around in it, or the rangers !!!
The one dog, the malamute (or mal-a-mutt) would eat any drippings...ask me how I know. But I now know a wide variety of chemicals and petroleum products will not kill my dog!



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Just a clear hose that has a fumoto drain valve on the other end. Makes draining the oil a lot easier, and neater, so as not to have it spill all over the floor, so the dogs can roll around in it, or the rangers !!!
Or ourselves when we do the oil change! Lol.

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The one dog, the malamute (or mal-a-mutt) would eat any drippings...ask me how I know. But I now know a wide variety of chemicals and petroleum products will not kill my dog!
That's good to know for the melt down of the economy !! Let the dog test out all food before human consumption....

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Quick question: How much fluid, ballpark speaking will I ahve to add to bring that new super deep trans pan up to full? I purchased 8 quarts not knowing for sure...
the deep pan adds an extra 4 qts to the capacity level. you're gonna need another gallon over what you have

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too bad civilian diesels dont come stock with AOAP valves?????

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too bad civilian diesels dont come stock with aoap valves?????
aoap???



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the deep pan adds an extra 4 qts to the capacity level. you're gonna need another gallon over what you have
Thanks!
So, the entire capacity of my truck's trans is 7.4 quarts. that's fluid trapped throughout the tramsmission, in the converter and in the pan. I'm guessing half of it in the pan, say almost 4 qts. I have 8 on hand, sounds like I guessed lucky!



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just the drain and refill w/filter change is 7.4, total capacity is 12.7...plus deep pan

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I just did my drain/fill and a filter change. Fluid was still very good. Oh well, I've got fresh transynd in there now. Don, my hats off to you sir. I do believe I'm gonna have someone install those up pipes and manifolds for me. Don't have the time to do it unfortunately.

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