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Old 09-03-08, 10:56
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I need to change the oils in rear axle and gear box in my Austin K30, but I donīt know which. I have lost the leaf with this information.
Can somebody help me?

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Old 09-03-08, 14:40
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Radek email Peter Scally...he will help you with this problem regards malcolm ps I thought I had sent you the Austin drivers manual for this vehicle!
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Old 09-03-08, 14:47
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Hi Radek,

Just gone down to my workshop at checked the manuals.

In the wartime military K3 book, the gearbox and axle were filled with SAE 140 gear oil. That may be a bit heavy ( or thick ) for the temperatures in your country.

Also looked at a 1947 civilian book for the Austin K4 and for Overseas use, in colder climates, the gearbox has SAE 90 gear oil and the rear axle has EP90 or Hypoid 90 gear oil.

Hope this is of help to you.
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Old 09-03-08, 19:01
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Radek email Peter Scally...he will help you with this problem regards malcolm ps I thought I had sent you the Austin drivers manual for this vehicle!
Hi Malcolm,
I will try Peter.
Yes I have any mauals for this lorry, there are the lubrication charts, but old marking.

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Old 09-03-08, 20:15
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Radek you can take the message from Richard as gospel (the truth) as Im sure he is an ex REME chap!(we all cant be in the Signals) cheers malcolm from a soon to be stormy North-Northumberland
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Old 09-03-08, 21:13
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Radek you can take the message from Richard as gospel (the truth)
Thanks for the compliment Malcolm

In my experience of several types of Austins, I would go for the Overseas / Cold Climate recomendations in the K4 manual , ie; gearbox > SAE90 and r/axle > EP90 or Hypoid 90

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Rcihard where you ever at Kinnegar N.I.(39Inf Bde) and do you know that other REME stalwart Doug Mathieson regards malcolm
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