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Old 06-07-2008, 03:26 PM   #11
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On my evo, I used to change the transmission fluid every 3rd oil change, which was every 10-12K miles. There was always some metal deposits on the transmission magnetic drain plug. I realize all transmissions are different, but you get the point. Some people feel that transmission fluid should be changed fairly often, others think it can last 100K. Since it's a major drivetrain component, I'd feel it's crucial to keep the fluid in good condition.

SaleenN2O, if I had your car, I would probably change it. I feel you'll notice a difference, especially if you use the fluid I recommended.
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Old 06-07-2008, 04:58 PM   #12
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damn man, every 3rd oil change?? that baby musta been SPARKLING!!

i hate when i am at a drive-up window, and i shift from 1st to neutral, and then back to 1st when pulling out, and i can hear the shifts. my last car you never heard that, and my 2 previous were autos. makes me nervous, hearing those gears!
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*moved* to technical sinse the mtx75 is not duratec specific.
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ill even sticky this for a while so EVERYONE can see it


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oNE THING GUYS...iSN'T GL-4 75-80 a bit thick for our trannies? What is the spec on the factory stuff?
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viney, thats what i just put in, in my other thread! thats the stuff everyone said to get OUT of my car right away! so, i would think that yeah, gl-4 is too thick.
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What About My Zx3 2000 Zetec, Howm Can I Do That???
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The correct fluid for my MTX-75 (with a Zetec) is ATF.
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The correct fluid for my MTX-75 (with a Zetec) is ATF.
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no.

take it out!

atf's viscosity goes to hell in that environment... it doesnt shear very well...
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