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PRSman25 01-30-2013 12:14 AM

type of transmission fluid for MTX-75
 
What is the proper type of transmission fluid for an MTX-75?
I've been looking around and have found that 75w-90 would work.
But what is "safe" for the transmission?

ZXthrizzle05 01-30-2013 12:24 AM

go to your ford dealer. and get motorcraft gear oil

PRSman25 01-30-2013 12:44 AM

Thats like a million dollars though!

ZXthrizzle05 01-30-2013 12:46 AM

nah man. I believe I paid like 25 bux for a quart

ZXthrizzle05 01-30-2013 12:47 AM

better to put the right stuff in then pay a thousand dollars more for something that has broken in the future

PRSman25 01-30-2013 12:57 AM

25 bucks a quart is outrageous!
75 smackaroos to do a fluid exchange? ><

ZXthrizzle05 01-30-2013 01:03 AM

like I said. spend the money now or spend LOTS more later

jetrinka 01-30-2013 01:04 AM

Its common opinion on here that anything but the Ford fluid doesn't work well. Tends to affect shift quality. Spend the money once and get the correct stuff.

PRSman25 01-30-2013 01:26 AM

And that is the XT-M5-QS stuff correct?

Fattie 01-30-2013 01:28 AM

back when HTPerformance was around they put amsoil euro 10w40 in my tranny. that worked ok for a couple years. But i had a 3rd gear grind.

I then changed that fluid out to penzoil syncromesh , 3rd gear grind is gone and its been in for about 2 years i think with no issues.

When i change it out again , im gunna suck it up and buy the ford stuff.


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