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Author Topic: Gearbox oil level sight glass  (Read 412 times)

Online dogshome

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Gearbox oil level sight glass
« on: September 29, 2021, 01:49:36 PM »
Idly searching for BMW parts I spotted a sight glass for airheads. Possibly useful to see no oil/wet oil emulsion? Grossly over priced....

So, any M18 x1.5 / 27mm spanner-size device made of brass or stainless will fit at le$$ .

"sight glass m18x1.5" will do it on Amazon.
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Offline Justin B.

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Re: Gearbox oil level sight glass
« Reply #1 on: September 29, 2021, 03:32:10 PM »
Sounds about the right size for the engine oil level sight glass on my Oilhead...  I hate it, I would much rather have the dipstick back...  I have to pretty much lay down on the ground with a flashlight and look through a hole in the fairing to see it.  F*@#&^g engineers... :furious3: :chairshot: :rifle:
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Re: Gearbox oil level sight glass
« Reply #2 on: September 29, 2021, 06:27:04 PM »
Justin, I totally agree. The absence of a dipstick is one of the very few things that irritate me about the oilhead
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Re: Gearbox oil level sight glass
« Reply #3 on: September 30, 2021, 10:24:06 AM »
Good for gearboxes though.
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Re: Gearbox oil level sight glass
« Reply #4 on: October 04, 2021, 09:41:11 AM »
Well, now, that is pretty slick!  I had never seen one of those before.
Justin B.

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