checking & Adding Oil
the headstock, gearbox, and apron have oil res-
ervoirs that are equipped with sight glasses for
quickly checking oil levels. Before and after every
use, make sure that the oil levels are correct.
figures 91–93 show the gearbox locations of the
sight glasses and the fill/drain plugs.
Recommended Oil Types
headstock.....................t23963 or iso 32 equiv.
QC gearbox .................t23962 or iso 68 equiv.
Apron ............................t23962 or iso 68 equiv.
T23962—ISO 68 Moly-D Machine Oil, 5 gal.
T23963—ISO 32 Moly-D Machine Oil, 5 gal.
these Moly-d oils tend to resist run-off and main-
tain their lubricity under a variety of conditions—
as well as reduce chatter or slip. Buy in bulk and
save with 5-gallon quantities. Call 1-800-523-
4777 or visit www.grizzly.com to order.
figure 90. t23963 5-gallon iso 32 machine oil.
To add oil to the reservoirs:
Clean the area around the fill plug clean to
prevent debris from falling in the reservoir
when adding oil.
remove the fill plug.
slowly add oil until the oil level is centered in
the sight glass.
replace fill plug.
headstock Fill plug
figure 91. location of oil sight glasses and
exterior fill plugs.
figure 92. gearbox fill and drain plugs.
figure 93. Apron drain plug.
Model G0709 (Mfg. Since 5/11)