350B steering clutch housing drain location

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mccann316
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350B steering clutch housing drain location

Post by mccann316 » Thu Mar 29, 2018 6:52 am

I feel pretty stupid but I've looked multiple times and cannot find any drain plugs. I see like a non removable casting plug maybe 1" and also another indented hole maybe 3/8" but it definitely does not go straight through nor is it threaded. Does anyone have a picture or detailed description how to locate? Is it possible I don't have drains for some reason?

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Re: 350B steering clutch housing drain location

Post by gregjo1948 » Fri Mar 30, 2018 4:36 am

The 350 and 350B use dry clutches and don't need a drain plug. If you have oil
in the clutch housing, you have a seal leaking.
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Re: 350B steering clutch housing drain location

Post by jsal » Fri Mar 30, 2018 5:48 am

there are plugs to keep water out too if you look close to final drive gear housing think thats were you will find them could be flush hex plugs not pipe plugs

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Re: 350B steering clutch housing drain location

Post by mccann316 » Fri Mar 30, 2018 6:01 am

I know they are dry I want to make sure no moisture/water in there it sits outside a lot. I can't find anything flush or not

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Re: 350B steering clutch housing drain location

Post by Jim B » Fri Mar 30, 2018 6:34 am

Parts manual shows a 1/4" pipe plug. A quick search on the web for 350B steering clutch housings and look at images, turns up photos of each a left and right housing at Wenger's. One has the plug visible and the other doesn't. The view isn't the best, but one without a plug doesn't appear to have the casting boss drilled and tapped for a plug. Maybe some got out without the plug provisions.

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Re: 350B steering clutch housing drain location

Post by mccann316 » Fri Mar 30, 2018 6:39 am

Thanks I searched and couldn't find a pic. Maybe I'll just have to drill mine out. I just never heard of them coming with no plugs but thought I was missing something

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Re: 350B steering clutch housing drain location

Post by mccann316 » Fri Mar 30, 2018 6:42 am

I did find the wengers images now thanks very helpful

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