Mon Oct 28, 2013 10:13 am
Does anyone know where I can purchase a special pipe adapter fitting so that I can plumb a return line to my TC hydraulic reservoir?
I see a picture of one on this forum - 4/8/2006 subject line "TC return line thread." This forum topic suggests contacting WKpoor. Do you know how I can contact WKpoor?
Mon Oct 28, 2013 10:39 am
Here is a more recent discussion of that part. It is only needed on later Touch-Controls with the hex headed plug. The earlier ones were a pipe plug.
WKpoor is no longer on this site. However, Earl (who actually makes the parts) is. Just PM member name Earl.http://www.farmallcub.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=67818
Edit to add a pointer to my do-it-yourself version. The problem is it requires a standard hydraulic hardware part that isn't very common.http://www.farmallcub.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=33272
Mon Oct 28, 2013 6:00 pm
What I use seems to be the perfect solution, it's essentially a tube with a shut-off (and cap) that fits most larger containers. I think it's USA made and works very well for TC fill and several other uses. In fact, I used it yesterday to put 5 quarts of oil in my little Chevy.
Hopkins FloTool 10106B/6 Spill Saver Trans Fluid/Gear Oil On/Off Filler Refill (Amazon)
Not sure if it makes a difference or not, but with an elbow on the end you will likely 'overfill' the TC. It is full when it runs out the plug hole.
Tue Oct 29, 2013 9:44 am
Thanks for your help fellas!
I will PM Earl as soon as I find his contact information.
Your cub hydraulic explanation is terrific! I wish that I had ordered a "power beyond" valve so that I could have added a filter and extra reservoir.
Tue Oct 29, 2013 10:03 am
Rick, Earl's Forum name is the same, so when you go to PM him all you need to type in is "Earl".
Tue Oct 29, 2013 11:06 am
If you need his address and phone # I have it in my shop(have to look it up)...Last one I bought was 30 bucks I believe....Drop me a PM if you have any difficulty....Dave
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