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post #1 of 6 Old 08-12-2011, 12:24 PM Thread Starter
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Synthetic gear oil

Is anyone using synthetic oil in their standard transmission? (6 spd)

Pros / cons ??
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No point really. The tranny works best with just nissan 75w85
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yes using amsoil ttc Series 2000 Synthetic Chaincase Oil.
talk with amsoil tech and they told me it was api GL_4.
shift alot better than oem fluid and is closer to the oem specs than there 75w90 GL_4
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post #4 of 6 Old 08-12-2011, 08:28 PM
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Going to change mine out at 30k. Have another 15k to go.

Some of the pros are:
Better MPG
Smoother Shifts

Dont know of any cons.

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i have redline in mine...made it shift better
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I will go with amsoil mtg probably when I go to change it. I'm at 74k miles now. I have no clue when I am swapping it out.


205,125 miles when she was given away
35 mpg last tank


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