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Dear All

How do I fill oil into a Burman steering box?
Do I need to open the small cover on the top or the full top cover?

Br
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Now with picture
 

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Hi All

Didn't see the oil filler hole on the top of the house.
Oil is in and the Steering house replacement is finished.
Looking forward to test tomorrow.

BR
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does anyone know, offhand, where the rubber plug for the Burman box can be sourced? I'd like to replace mine. It is rather old & brittle.
 

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does anyone know, offhand, where the rubber plug for the Burman box can be sourced? I'd like to replace mine. It is rather old & brittle.
this thread discussed a generic plug from McMaster, last few posts:
 

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if you are adding oil.. it is leaking out.... the heat from the exhaust manifold will thin out the oil and let it leak out faster... pump in some ' red ' litium grease and it will last longer, and feel better
 

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thanks Dom, I'll check out McMaster this weekend
 

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These Buhrman steering box have a tendency to start leaking/weeping a bit over the years. You can replace the seal, but it is a bit of job as you have to remove the pitman arm. And if you’re unlucky you will not get it off with a puller and you need hydraulic equipment. Finally you manage to get it off, put a new seal in and a few years later, if unlucky, you have to repeat it again.

I have gone the "grease way" on my Buhrman steering box many years ago. Works a treat! Never any problems!

Jeroen
 
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