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What is a good wheight trans oil for a 5 speed late70's
I have 80-90wt hypoid oil in it now and it is very sluggish untill it warms up
 

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Use Redline synthetic

Redline synthetic is an excellent choice for a gearbox. I think they recomend MT-90 for z's but MTL would work nicely too. In addition to all the benifits of any synthetic, Redline uses additives that make your syncros work especially well. When I first tried MTL in my 240 back in 1986, it went from impossible to put in gear below 50 F until it got warm to snick into any gear at start up in zero degree weather. Also, the gearbox no longer put a load on the engine when letting the clutch out in neutral when the gearbox was cold. I am a true beliver and have been using the stuff in all my cars for over 10 years now!
 

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Re: Use Redline synthetic

> Redline synthetic is an excellent choice for
> a gearbox. I think they recomend MT-90 for
> z's but MTL would work nicely too. In
> addition to all the benifits of any
> synthetic, Redline uses additives that make
> your syncros work especially well. When I
> first tried MTL in my 240 back in 1986, it
> went from impossible to put in gear below 50
> F until it got warm to snick into any gear
> at start up in zero degree weather. Also,
> the gearbox no longer put a load on the
> engine when letting the clutch out in
> neutral when the gearbox was cold. I am a
> true beliver and have been using the stuff
> in all my cars for over 10 years now!

Where can I get this gear oil? Most autoparts stores or somewhere else? Mine shifts a little hard, especially when cold. Im also planning a trip from Salt Lake to SanDiego soon, and want to make sure my Z is ready for it.
 

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Re: Use Redline synthetic

> Where can I get this gear oil? Most
> autoparts stores or somewhere else? Mine
> shifts a little hard, especially when cold.
> Im also planning a trip from Salt Lake to
> SanDiego soon, and want to make sure my Z is
> ready for it.

Redline is avalible through summit racing and jegs automotive

Good luck-evan
 
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