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#1 biffanyus

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Posted 05 October 2003 - 11:24 AM

What weight and brand of gear oil should I use in my brats? Ones an 80 GL brat and the other an 82 DL brat.

#2 Skip

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Posted 05 October 2003 - 01:30 PM

one good choice has been
Redline 75-90 NS I have it in a couple of my cars (87 5 spped, 86 Brat) and the shifting very nice.
I got mine on line from Summit Racing. I have not seen it available on shelves anywhere.

#3 Dennis ex24

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Posted 05 October 2003 - 01:34 PM

i use castrol GTX 80w90 in both my cars and they seem to like it...

when i brought my XT home, it was a battle to get it in gear with the synthetic gear lube that was in it. 2K miles later its smooth shifting with the GTX

#4 Meeky Moose

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Posted 05 October 2003 - 06:44 PM

yeah was kinda wonderin myself what i should put in this dr-4speed... all spiffy lube had was 90W. after they changed it, it started grindin in 3rd.. :/ but i had to get it changed when i did since it had water in it :banghead:

i know my turbo wagon has 80W90 in it and it won't speed shift into 2nd..

guess i'll try just about anything lol, gotta be better than whats in it...




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