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Old 06-29-2011, 08:42 PM
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Draining Oil When Working On HPOP

I will try not to remove my HPOP in order to replace the o-rings. I confirmed it is leaking. So, I read about the different gasket sets for the reservoir cover and the drama in regard to getting the right one. And the cracked reservoir due to the wrong gasket. Yes, I have a '99/April build. So I'm assuming it's a 99.5. I read about the pedistal o-rings. I read about the modified reservoir with the tapping for the second feed line for more volume/pressure. But all I will do at this time is fix the HPOP leak. So, to remove the oil from the reservoir before I begin must I remove the reservoir cap? Can I simply remove the inspection bolt and siphon the oil out of the reservoir? Will that still leave a substantial amount of oil in the gear housing? Am I relegated to putting a drain pan under the bell housing to catch run off and be done with it. It just seems like uninating in your shorts while in the lake to save getting out to go to the jon. I read there is about a quart of oil in the reservoir housing. That's alot of oil to clean up. I read about the one guy who didn't wait for the oil to stop drooling before reinstalling the stud complete with Loctite. Against my grain. So, I've already leaked a few gallons...what's another quart right? Sorry for yet another HPOP thread but no one addressed the oil cleanup...at least not to my satisfaction.
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