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Old Trojan 1900 fluids

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment' started by t-sig, Oct 16, 2011.

  1. t-sig

    t-sig Senior Member
    from 607
    Messages: 121

    I have an old Trojan 1900 that got flooded up to the top of the tires in Tropical Storm Lee. I drained the differentials, they had water in them. I drained water out of the transmission, but, I'm not sure how/where to refill it. It calls for dexron fluid, which is no problem. There is a pipe plug on the top-rear of the tranny.

    I guess my big questions are, Does anyone have this same machine or similar? Where do you fill the tranny? The torque converter is a separate unit from the tranny, but is connected with hoses, do they share fluid? I haven't checked the planetaries yet, what kind of fluid do they take? Any help would be appreciated.

  2. tuney443

    tuney443 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,847

    Go to HEF--Heavy Equipment Forums,I'm a member there---much more excavators there than here who will steer you straight.
  3. t-sig

    t-sig Senior Member
    from 607
    Messages: 121

    Thanks Tuney, will do.
  4. BuffaloJoe

    BuffaloJoe Member
    Messages: 51

    That pipe plug is the transmission fill. I cut a piece of garden hose and slipped it over the end of a funnel to get it in there.