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Old 04-22-2008, 09:09 PM   #29
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by jerry davis:
It seems like there many people that make a Rycon-46 type product. After a bit of research I found that there are many that have the same specs so you need not get it from Chevron. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Jerry; What other fluids have you found ? Thanks, Harold

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Old 09-29-2008, 02:01 PM   #31
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I am finally getting around to changing my PB hydraulic oil. In researching the web, I find that there is a difference in Chevron Rykon Premium 46 and Chevron Rykon 46 AW.

Rykon Premium

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For 40' coach, I presume that I will need more than 5 gal and plan to order 2 five gal pails.

When I asked the supplier about getting some Rykon Premium MV for use in the HWH system, I was told he could only get it in 55 gal drums. Does anyone know where to get some in gallons or quarts?
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Old 09-30-2008, 08:09 AM   #32
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I found mine in 5gal pails using an internet search in my area. Turned out there was an oil distributor in my area that would sell to the public.
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Mike, I have on 08 34'er and was wondering what your label on the reservoir said. Did you change to Rycor? I guess the cost is not an issue when we want the rig to stop. my pedal is pretty hard. Mel
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Mel- Mine was an early build, before they installed the hydraulic oil bypass as standard equip. So mine had the bypass installed as a sort of recall, and the fluid drained & refilled during recall; used the Valvoline Blue motor oil WRV was using as standard. When I change it I will go to Rykon.

I will also add a reservoir drain line at that time. Right now the drain plug will empty oil all over the metal pan piece above the cataclysmic converter/particulate filter (and what a fine mess that will make Olly).

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