oldfarm wrote:Now, nothing seems to be in a bind. I don't have strength to overcome the hydraulic cylinder. of course when I get it running the lift should work some, maybe? Is there a check valve I could easily unhook?
Not sure what you are trying to do. Manually rotate the Touch-Control rockshaft out of the way to check the oil level? If so, DON'T. You should not be able to rotate the rockshaft that way. Leave the hydraulics alone until you have the engine running.