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Old 10-05-2012, 06:46 PM   #8
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Yes the grind/lockout is a trans issue.
The syncro's can't match speed fast enough at high RPM. Using a lower viscosity fluid helps.
I run 5w-30 motor oil and shift without issue @8,000RPM.
The thinner fluid allows the syncro's to catch up faster, less resistance.
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