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08 Apr 2021 21:55 #234337 by Davemc
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I use one of these with a ratchet spanner...

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I’ve just used this method as well as no room for a socket set.
Definitely 10mm
 

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09 Apr 2021 15:25 #234347 by Obarno
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On mine i removed the carpets, and after some careful measuring I cut a hole through the side of the gearbox tunnel and then fitted a rubber plug. It makes changing the oil much easier.

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11 Apr 2021 10:02 #234393 by X8GGY
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I've had a look this morning... on my old X reg Jimny Boogie...

 

the gearbox filler is on the drivers side! LOL :lol:

Slightly different?!

;)
 
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11 Apr 2021 10:09 #234394 by X8GGY
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11 Apr 2021 10:30 - 11 Apr 2021 17:06 #234395 by X8GGY
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In  fact... about, here -





The bigger holesaw was just used to cut through the sound-deadening material, so that it could be scraped off -



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11 Apr 2021 17:02 - 11 Apr 2021 17:07 #234399 by X8GGY
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I then made a "lid" for it... (Using the same two hole-saws)



So that it covers the access hole -



Wider shot...



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