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Author Topic: 1967 Tree Farmer skidder  (Read 1919 times)

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Offline 1961david

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1967 Tree Farmer skidder
« on: November 02, 2014, 11:51:53 AM »
The transfer case on this model has two plugs on the rear of the case. Which one is the proper one to maintain the level of gear oil at?

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Re: 1967 Tree Farmer skidder
« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2014, 12:36:59 PM »
I don't imagine you could go wrong if you used the upper plug as the gauge.
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Re: 1967 Tree Farmer skidder
« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2014, 12:45:43 PM »
Thats what I am doing, using the top plug. It just seems weird that they have two plugs one 2" above the other?

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Re: 1967 Tree Farmer skidder
« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2014, 01:04:13 PM »
My older skid steer has a similar arrangement on the chain case, with two small upper plugs, and a larger drain plug down low.

The top plug is the 'daily check' plug, the middle plug is the one you pull when nothing is present at the top plug.


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Re: 1967 Tree Farmer skidder
« Reply #4 on: November 02, 2014, 04:25:11 PM »
1961david,welcome to the forum.
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Re: 1967 Tree Farmer skidder
« Reply #5 on: November 02, 2014, 06:03:30 PM »
The bottom plug nips ment to be the fill and the top a vent while filling, it won't hurt anything to fill to the top but fill through the bottom till it gets to that level then top it off, it's faster.
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Re: 1967 Tree Farmer skidder
« Reply #6 on: November 03, 2014, 09:46:51 AM »
Welcome David. Please post some pictures of your tree farmer if you have a chance.
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