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Re: 4kq Synthetic Tranny fluid

Todd Phenneger wrote:

> Hello again,
>         I have checked the archives and read info on this before but I
> still have some questions.  I am considering putting synthetic tranny
> fluid in my car as it shifts very hard when cold during the winter up
> here.  I know most people who do this seem to be very happy.  I have
> also
> read some warning about causing leaks by doing this.
>         Well, my question mainly deals with weight differences.  I
> believe
> Redline specifies different weights for the Tranny and the diff's.
> While
> the Blended, syn/dino fluid from  MOTUL is the same for both.  Why is
> this.  Do they have to be different or do both manufactures know what
> they
> are doing.  Maybe the MOTUL is kind of like a multi-viscosity fluid?
> I
> dont know.

If your transmission take a GL-4 oil then you use Redline MTL 75W/80 or
MT-90 75W/90.If it calls for a GL-5 oil then just use the Redline 75W/90
gear oil.

>         I do want to know if anyone has used the MOTUL or maybe BOTH
> in
> different cars?  Any input would be good.  Also, if you reccomend the
> Red
> Line instead of the Motul, then where can I get it and what type do I
> want.  OH, and is it 3 liters for the tranny and 2 for each
> differential?
> OK, I'll quite now.
>         Thanks much
>         Todd Phenneger   aka: Zarati
>         1984 4000s quattro / New Red Paint
>         2.5" Borla SS Exhaust  /  Boge Turbo Gas Shocks
>         15" Wheels & 205/50 ZR15 Bridgestone RE-71s
>         Considering a Turbo Conversion  :)

1990 CQ