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Old 11-02-2009, 10:19 PM   #61
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You da man, illipino. Catch you later

PS I had ATF in my 2003 ZX-5, someone must've replaced the factory fluid. That thing smelled realllllly acidic. Glad the right stuff is in now.
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Old 11-02-2009, 10:33 PM   #62
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the TSB updating the required fluid from mercon V to xt-m5-qs came out in july 2001
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Old 11-03-2009, 09:44 AM   #63
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Thank you everyone for the great information. I have been learning alot about my 01 ZX3 83K miles, and starting to really fall in love with it. It was a gift to me from my mom because it was sitting collecting dust, and since I have had it I have been doing all the mechanical work on it. But my final question is what should I use for transmission fluid? The car is grinding from 1st to 2nd, 2nd to 3rd, and so on and I can hear it when it shifts. Help me out. So far I have written down, BG Synchro Shift II and Ford Motorcraft Full Synthetic Manual Transmission Fluid.
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Old 11-03-2010, 03:26 PM   #64
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Man, I wish they hadn't removed the pictures
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Old 02-06-2011, 04:57 PM   #65
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any way we can get those pics back up?

Hey man any way I could get those picks I'm pretty sure this needs to happen asap
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Old 02-07-2011, 08:50 AM   #66
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Hey man any way I could get those picks I'm pretty sure this needs to happen asap
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Old 08-24-2011, 03:29 PM   #67
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This is going to help me lots. Woop woop.

But any chance we could get some new pics put up? Ones in the OP are goneee.

Edit: Just saw the above post. Nevermind.
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Old 02-12-2012, 01:40 PM   #68
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doin this as soon as i save up for the fluids =D
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Is this procedure the same for an 02 zx3?
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Thanks, Homey55, for posting that link. It will help a lot in the future.
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