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New guy from The Netherlands with a B53


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Hi there,

I am Roel from the Netherlands and i am restoring a B53.

I think i will have many questions since i never restored a Truck.

I posess also a Pontiac Firebird Trans Am [ 1974 ]

And a PontiacFirebird Esprit [ 1973]

ill post some pics, but i have a question.

What kind of oil goes in a B53 and how much.

Same for the transmission.

Greetz,

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Voimasta Jaa Kuniasta

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Welcome!

Nice looking truck.

15W-40 motor oil would work for you. I believe the oil pan is 19 US quarts but I don't recall how many for the filter.

Jim

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You could also use straight grade 30 weight but the 15W-40 will be probably be easier to find. 15W-40 has been used for many years here as the standard "diesel" engine oil.

Shell Rotella T or Chevron Delo 400 are a couple of examples. Both have an API service rating of CJ-4. API is American Petroleum Institute. I don't know if that is used in Europe or if there is a information crossover that indicates products to use in diesel engines.

Jim

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Welcome on here!

Your progress looks wery well.

Any hopes to get it finished to Amsterdam show in the Autumn?

Vlad

Никогда не бывает слишком много грузовиков! leversole 11.2012

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Where did you imported it from?

The States?

711 is more powerful than 673.

Don't you have an extra set of rear axle gears by a chance?

Vlad

Никогда не бывает слишком много грузовиков! leversole 11.2012

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