L1500 Project Resurrection

C4pt4inMatt

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Dec 28, 2018
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Need a little help. Got it fired up and it has oil spitting out of the tube that's on the rear of the injection pump. Normally it has a hose hooked to it that just daylights by the oil pan. What is that tube and it was a considerable amount so I'm guessing there's something there I need to fix. Any ideas where to begin?
 

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billrigsby

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L1500DT Too many implements, or is there such a thing?
Mar 17, 2015
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Mine does have the tube attached,
it 'sputters' a bit of oil, mostly gasses.
What is a 'considerable amount' to you?
If you had a bowl under the tube would it fill it
or just splatter it?

The latter is normal.


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Russell King

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Jun 17, 2012
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That is crankcase ventilation. The rings are worn and there is enough blow by to pressurize the crankcase slightly and force oil mist out the breather
 
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Diesel N8

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Kubota L175, Bush Hog.
Dec 27, 2016
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Sorry it's been a while since I've updated everyone on this but I've made good progress.

I've replaced the gear cover and water conver along with blasted everything and painted the chassis. I've installed a new (used) radiator and am waiting on new hoses and an alternator to arrive this week. As soon as I get those I plan on firing it up for the second time since I've owned it.

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Coming up I need to rewire most everything and paint the body pieces. I was also able to score some used rear turf tires on rims. I still need to figure out fronts.

On that note does anyone know if there are any common wheel hubs like from a trailer that for the L1500 spindles to get away from the 4.5"x4 spindles on there now? I'd like to get it to the more common 4"x4 spindles if I could as it gives me more wheel options at more reasonable prices.

Thanks for checking back!
I might need your number in the future hahaha! It looks good.