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04-18-2014 01:10 PM
MarkSF
Re: Oil pan for Universal Diesel

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Originally Posted by JimsCAL View Post
Really? Never heard this before. I doubt there is any difference between the pans on the Universal diesels and the Kubota diesels. I do know that the pan on the Universal 5411 on my previous boat had a drain plug on the bottom just like an auto pan.
Yes, the Universal pan on my 5424 has a drain too.

I think the regulation in question concerns oil and fuel tanks, which shouldn't have a drain that could potentially contaminate the bilge. Whether or not a sump is a tank, you could debate.
04-18-2014 12:48 PM
eherlihy
Re: Oil pan for Universal Diesel

The dip stick is on the left when looking at flywheel. The reason that this modification is required is that the alternator would prevent dip stick use if the modification were not made.

I have a tractor oil pan, and am considering adding a sight glass from a motorcycle, instead of, or in addition to, the dip stick.

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04-18-2014 10:10 AM
engineer_sailor
Re: Oil pan for Universal Diesel

The dipstick addition makes sense. Mine dipstick is on the left when facing the front of the engine.

Josh
04-18-2014 09:04 AM
eherlihy
Re: Oil pan for Universal Diesel

The oil pan from Kubota is modified by adding a 90 degree barb (I believe that it is a 3/8") to where the plug goes, and by brazing a dip stick fitting to the right side of the pan.

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04-18-2014 07:38 AM
engineer_sailor
Re: Oil pan for Universal Diesel

I have a Universal M-18 and my oil stick is stamped with Z500. I was under the impression that the M-18 was the Z600 block. Just to add to the confusion. The drain plug on the oil pan is fitted with a hose adapter for "easy" oil extraction.
04-18-2014 12:31 AM
JimsCAL
Re: Oil pan for Universal Diesel

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Originally Posted by miatapaul View Post
But a tractor pan will likely have a drain bolt and that is supposed to be a no no on marine installs.
Really? Never heard this before. I doubt there is any difference between the pans on the Universal diesels and the Kubota diesels. I do know that the pan on the Universal 5411 on my previous boat had a drain plug on the bottom just like an auto pan.
04-16-2014 07:51 PM
dbruce85
Re: Oil pan for Universal Diesel

Newport 28's usually had a Universal 5411 (M15) which is a Kubota Z500 block, The Z500 was used in a B5100 tractor. Check the dipstick to see if it has Z500 stamped on it
04-16-2014 07:47 PM
miatapaul
Re: Oil pan for Universal Diesel

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Originally Posted by JimsCAL View Post
Universal diesels are marizined Kubota engines. Not sure what engine the M-35 is. The engine number MAY be on the dipstick. Look for a nunnber something like Z-500, etc. With that you can go to a Kubota dealer and buy the part for much less than from Universal.
But a tractor pan will likely have a drain bolt and that is supposed to be a no no on marine installs.
04-16-2014 07:42 PM
tbkahuna
Re: Oil pan for Universal Diesel

Got one from TDC Equipment. 714 373-8099.
part #302685
gasket #302686
but it cost $200.00
11-25-2011 01:41 PM
JimsCAL Universal diesels are marizined Kubota engines. Not sure what engine the M-35 is. The engine number MAY be on the dipstick. Look for a nunnber something like Z-500, etc. With that you can go to a Kubota dealer and buy the part for much less than from Universal.
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