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Here's your sign
When comedian Bill Engval sees somebody do something stupid he rewards them with a sign telling them so. Got mine.

Had the coach 3 years and have always had difficulty filling it with oil. Neck too short and a terrible angle. At last oil change I...

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But, since there is no real owner's manual that comes with our coaches, it's left for discovery. Ignorance in action was 31 years ago.

Pierce


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Nice of him to show you while it could still make a difference though!
Even nicer of you to share it with us other clue challenged new users too. ^.^d

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 On my U280 the clue I had was the previous owner hung a appropriate size nut driver from a cord on the pipe to deal with the hose clamp.

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In your defense the pull out spout isn't something that jumps out at a guy.. My first was on some diesel truck years back so everyone has their first.. That doesn't make anyone slow by any means just haven't seen it before. Sure makes adding oil...

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In your defense the pull out spout isn't something that jumps out at a guy.. My first was on some diesel truck years back

Like cabover freightliners with Detroit engines...daily chore.

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I used to just dump a gallon in the old V12 every 3K. And keep on buzzin

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That reminded me the first pull out spout I had was on a cab over truck.. It's certainly been a lot of years and a lot of different equipment.The spout was under a flap door by the radiator. Forgot some things along the way. Been a lot of years...

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That reminded me the first pull out spout I had was on a cab over truck.. It's certainly been a lot of years and a lot of different equipment.The spout was under a flap door by the radiator. Forgot...


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Spot on Doug

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And some older Newells with 6 and 8V92 DD's had a separate oil tank with a metered pump to add oil.  Just dial in a quart or 2 and pump it in!  I like my Cummins that doesn't burn or drip any oil.

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I've had a number of young men look at trucks on my yard and ask which truck and engine I like best.. Cats Cummins and Detroit's. My answer has always been the same..Which ever one didn't cost me over 20k in repairs the past year is the one I...

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And some older Newells with 6 and 8V92 DD's had a separate oil tank with a metered pump to add oil.  Just dial in a quart or 2 and pump it in!  I like my Cummins that doesn't burn or drip any...


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The factory specs on my 3206 engine that was in my loaders allowed 1 gal. per 8 hrs running time before needing rebuild.