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Re: tranny lube

I get my Redline products from Pegasus Racing in Wisconsin. 1(800)688-6946.
Joel Stetina
-----Original Message-----
From: Phil Rose <pjrose@servtech.com>
To: quattro@coimbra.ans.net <quattro@coimbra.ans.net>
Date: Monday, January 11, 1999 12:55 AM
Subject: tranny lube

>Speaking of nackered blrfls:
>I'm awaiting delivery of an axle-flange oil seal needed by my '91 200q. If
>there is a need to drive the car before I get the seal replaced I'll want
>to top up the tranny. So I picked up a bottle of Valvoline (synthetic)
>75W/90 transmission lube ($10/qt at Pep Boys); this is API GL-5, which I
>now realize is _not_ what Audi specifies for the tranny. I guess I will
>hold out for using only the GL-4 type, even though it might get very little
>use before being drained(??)
>The best-case scenario is that the seal replacement will get done _before_
>the car is driven again, in which case I plan to drain the tranny and
>refill with the best stuff according to qlist-consensus (hah!). I recall
>that Redline MT90 has been widely recommended. Is there a good mail-order
>source for it?  I don't expect to find it locally.
>Phil Rose Rochester, NY
>'91 200q mailto:pjrose@servtech.com
>'89 100