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Re: Trans ? - '87 TQ
Steven Buchholz sez:
> I find the most difficult thing about changing the tranny/diff fluid (in
> a MT) is getting the replacement fluid into the hole. It is all pretty
> accessible from below, given that you have the proper sized hex driver
> (17mm?). I usually drive the car to warm up the fluid and then pull the
> fill plug and the *two* drain plugs. I then do the rear diff too.
1) Pull the fill plug first; that way, the (thick) oil comes out in a nice
even stream, rather than glopping out (the airflow makes this work).
2) Purchase a plunger pump unit for the gear oil jug -- if you can't get these
locally, Girot's Garage sells them. Trully a day-saver.
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