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Old 06-04-2009, 11:45 AM
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Just drove it down the street 5 miles or so. Motor was up to temp., sounds normal and no leaks on the ground.....can't explain it.

Case closed for now anyway....thanks guys for all your help!
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Old 06-04-2009, 12:03 PM
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Lt lt gray in color, very thin fluid and no odor.
Dirty water, then? :-) Just funning ya, but actually after a bunch of rain or snow I'll get dirty puddles under the truck...

There are only so many fluids in the truck, anti-freeze smells (and tastes if you're brave enough) sweet, gear oil stinks, motor oil has a distinct smell, brake fluid has a tactile quality (sorta get a warming touch when I rub between my fingers), grease is just thick oil, etc. If it's truly very plain and odor-less, who knows, might just be water?
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Old 06-04-2009, 12:08 PM
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Dirty water, then? :-) Just funning ya, but actually after a bunch of rain or snow I'll get dirty puddles under the truck...

There are only so many fluids in the truck, anti-freeze smells (and tastes if you're brave enough) sweet, gear oil stinks, motor oil has a distinct smell, brake fluid has a tactile quality (sorta get a warming touch when I rub between my fingers), grease is just thick oil, etc. If it's truly very plain and odor-less, who knows, might just be water?
So what your saying is don't post up after driving through a puddle?
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Nope, all questions are fielded. However well thought out and correct answers are not guaranteed. What is for sure is the price for awesomeness.
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Steve, you could drive it by on Sunday at my house after I'm back from the Elephant Rock Ride Support and i'll know what it is. I've had 2 old broncos, plenty of dirt bikes, a 1969 F-250, old baja bug, 4Runners, Nissan minis, etc. so I could pinpiont at least what it was.
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Steve, you could drive it by on Sunday at my house after I'm back from the Elephant Rock Ride Support and i'll know what it is. I've had 2 old broncos, plenty of dirt bikes, a 1969 F-250, old baja bug, 4Runners, Nissan minis, etc. so I could pinpiont at least what it was.
You got it, Mike!

Checking the fluid that leaked with other fluids under the hood, the color and consistency is the same as in the clutch reservoir sitting on the firewall, which is showing full.....
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Found the issue, thanks to a Heep owner behind the counter at Discount Tire .....it happens to be the breather tube routed under the hood from the rear pumpkin. Spoke to WHTKUKL himself and he said that he just changed the gear oil and it is most likely overfilled.
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