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Re: Diff/Tranny oil o.e.m. synthetic on a V8?!?

> My mechanic tells me my diff/tranny and rear diff. fluids are synthetic
>and no maintenance (other than checking level) for lifetime.  I acept this
>if indeed this is true, but did not know that Audi put synthetic oils in
>those applications.  Car is V8, 1991, 5 speed so he says tranny and center
>diff all one unit.
> He is a great mechanic, audi specialist, and audi rally racer.  I don't
>doubt his knowledge, but I just wanted to fly this by the list as I am
>crazy about maintenance on this car so as to get a long life out of it.
> Thanks for any thoughts,
> Bryan Kamerer

True on all accounts.  However, you may want to replace it with a good oil
from Redline as it seems to loose some of it's smooth shifting over time.