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Bluebird used stainless for the tanks and painted them black. I had the tank out during my radiator project, used paint remover then air grinder with an abrasive disc.

Here is a link to the sight glass that I currently have installed...they have others including plastic. If you buy one make sure its glass.
http://radiatorgroup.com/safetysight...adedtruck.aspx
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Thanks. I ordered one to have on hand. You never know. My current one has some sediment stuck to it inside, so if I get motivated I might just change it.
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Just did a quick search does this one look the same ?

http://www.superiorcooling.co/safety...ant-level.html
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Just did a quick search does this one look the same ?

http://www.superiorcooling.co/safety...ant-level.html
Looks the same to me, and it's quite a bit cheaper
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Just a heads up. The original sight glass had straight thread sealed with an o-ring. These ones are tapered NPT threads. I didn’t like the way the new one stuck out from the tank. I chased the female with an NPT tap to get it to seal correctly and seat in far enough. You can decide whether it matters to you or not. I replaced mine with a boiler sight glass for $20.

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