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Old 11-03-2005, 09:22 AM   #1
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Manual Tranny Fluid ATF?

Does our manual tranny fluid uses ATF fluid Dextron 3 or its somethin else?
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Old 11-03-2005, 09:38 AM   #2
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Should be dexron 3, i just get mine from the dealer!
Just says ATF on it.... that i remember at least!
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Old 11-03-2005, 09:47 AM   #3
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yea but u have an e36 wat about the e30? its bugs my mind cause all the BMW's ive own i alway put in Manual transmission fluid. i called the dealer to get pricin on some and they r tellin me it uses ATF fluid.
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Old 11-03-2005, 10:06 AM   #4
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Just use your favorite ATF. Getrag's arent' finiky.
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Old 11-03-2005, 10:07 AM   #5
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Mike, can you get redline stuff at ur work?
for our diffs.
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Old 11-03-2005, 10:12 AM   #6
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For the diff I just used castrol 80W90 and friction modifier. Just over $24 with tax for it all.
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Old 11-03-2005, 10:22 AM   #7
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Mike, can you get redline stuff at ur work?
for our diffs.
yes i can. they 16.88 a liter. ill be using lucas synthtic stuff in my diff this week.
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how much is the lucas
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Old 11-03-2005, 10:28 AM   #9
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Bleh at sythetic. Just run conventional.
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how much is the lucas
lucas are 14.99.

is it worth it to but synthic atf fluid for a tranny with 310,XXXKm's?
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i used redline atf. i think it was 75w90 or something along those lines.
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lucas are 14.99.

is it worth it to but synthic atf fluid for a tranny with 310,XXXKm's?
Nope, just pour quality conventional ATF. Keep in mind that my Getrag 260 has over half a million kms on it, and it still shifts smooth as butter.
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Nope, just pour quality conventional ATF. Keep in mind that my Getrag 260 has over half a million kms on it, and it still shifts smooth as butter.
Ight ill do that.

jst a heads up, my store has washer fluid rated @ -40C (4LJug) for sale this week startin today for .99 cents.
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Old 11-03-2005, 12:08 PM   #14
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$0.99 a jug? How much for say, 10 boxes of the stuff? My Dad needs a lot for the transport company.
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Old 11-03-2005, 04:25 PM   #15
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i thought the bently says 90 wt. and in the winter you can go down to like engine oil, depending on how cold it is. anyone check the bentley?
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