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« on: July 28, 2011, 09:43:17 PM »

Can anyone suggest what type of fluid I should use for my steering ? Also, by tracing the lines, I assume the fluid goes in the coffee can size reservoir with the sight glass on the curb side of the engine.

87 MCI  9, 6V92 NJT

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« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2011, 10:00:26 PM »

Yes it goes in the coffee can sized apparatus on the curb side mounted just rear of the head. should be a fill spout mounted to the curb side of the intake air horn on top of the blower. You can use atf if it's the stock steering setup.
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« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2011, 08:46:53 AM »

If it is Sheppard, 15W-40 engine oil.  All others normal ATF. Look and see if your fluid is red (indicating ATF) or clear (could be hydraulic oil or engine oil).  Good Luck, TomC
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« Reply #3 on: July 30, 2011, 09:12:27 AM »

Thanks all... it was atf.
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