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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
> read some warning about causing leaks by doing this.
> Well, my question mainly deals with weight differences. I
> Redline specifies different weights for the Tranny and the diff's.
> 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
> are doing. Maybe the MOTUL is kind of like a multi-viscosity fluid?
> 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
> I do want to know if anyone has used the MOTUL or maybe BOTH
> different cars? Any input would be good. Also, if you reccomend the
> 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
> 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 :)