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Re: Re[2]: Synthetics II

OK, Someone please HELP me with this...Does that mean that my 88 5000 CSTQ may
already have synthetic gear oil from the factory (i.e., no need to change it?)

  _/  Mark Salem                Utah Retrieval Systems Architecture Group   _/
 _/   msalem@cs.utah.edu        University of Utah Computer Science Dept.  _/ 

On Thu, 6 Oct 1994 J_T_Douglas%mwcorp1@MWMGATE1.mitre.org wrote:

> Geez...I guess noone has anything bad to say about synthetic oil in the
> transmission...I guess I'll do it right away to my 5-spd...anyone
> know how much it costs or any OIL RECOMMENDATIONS?
> I think what people said was that the factory recommended stuff is synthetic 
> already and costs about $20/liter (i.e., don't throw it away!)
> A number of years ago, when I was young and foolish, :-)  I replaced the 
> gearbox oil on a Quantum with Mobil1 synthetic gear oil.  To tell you the 
> truth, there was no real difference in how the car shifted.
> Jason