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    Oil & Fuel Re: Oil change problem

    Rippen, do you have two drain plugs or one, as the manual shows? Since it is unlikely that all T273's have inaccessible drain plugs, or owners would be raising ****, my guess is that I have some...
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    Oil & Fuel Re: Oil change problem

    Thanks, Biker. That plate was a pain to remove. I took it to a machine shop, and had the holes enlarged. Now I can change my oil.
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    Oil & Fuel Oil change problem

    I just bought a T273 with 450 hours on it, and it is time for my first oil change. The owners manual shows one oil drain plug. There are two. Also, the plugs are directly above a cross-piece of...
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    Re: Second radiator blowout

    That is possible. Repeated flexing out and in could explain the outward loosening of the metal fingers.
    But it doesn't explain the fact that the edges of the lower tank were bent inward when I...
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    Re: Second radiator blowout

    Final Report:
    I believe my theory is correct. It is a manufacturing defect in the radiator, not a leaking head gasket.

    We re-assembled the radiator, using windshield adhesive instead of an...
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    Re: Second radiator blowout

    Progress Report:
    I have the old radiator back from the shop. It appears to have a weird deformation in the lower plastic tank. The edges that mate with the O-ring are bent inwards (not outwards,...
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    Re: Second radiator blowout

    Haven't checked the thermostat, but it seems unlikely because the temperature guage never went above mid-scale.
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    Re: Second radiator blowout

    Thanks all for the suggestions. I've made an appointment to get this checked out (two week backlog :>( I'll post again when I know something more.

    As for the parts-price problem, the TYM dealer...
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    Second radiator blowout

    I just bought a used T273 with 450 hours on it, and now I'm discovering the hidden problems. I noticed right away the overheating problem, and was careful to shut down as soon as I saw coolant...
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