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Re: Synthetic tranny oil

> I recently heard that synthetic oil worked "too well" for a manual
> transmission, in that the oil does not "spin up" on the parts as
> well as standard oil.  The gears and synchros then do not get adequate
> lubrication to work smoothly.
> Now, this makes no sense, and list members' experiences seem to prove
> it wrong, but I thought it would make for some interesting responses.
... when you read Redline's spiel on the MTL/MT-90 they state that their
MT lubes have modifiedrs to help syncros spin up, so there must be some 
truth to what you have heard ...

Steve Buchholz
San Jose, CA (USA)