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Old 01-21-2012, 05:39 PM   #21
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Mercon V atf in mine for the last 15K miles. I wanted to try something else but ran into a time crunch and settled for the Mercon V and I have no complaints about shift feel, and it doesn't hurt that it's multiple times cheaper than the other recommendations. I also emptied the fluid a couple weeks ago while diagnosing a problem and it looked brand new still.

My theory now is that it might be better to run a cheaper fluid like Mercon V and just change it yearly, although that's probably overkill. I might try some 5w30 full synthetic next.
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I am not fan of amsoil or rp at all

I also use engine oil in my Getreg and all my customers MTX and Getreg and have sense 2000

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Old 01-21-2012, 09:37 PM   #23
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I've used the RP syncromesh in my MTX-75, but switched to Ford Honey. Personally I think the Ford Honey is a little better.
+1... I run the "Ford Honey" in my 02 SVTF and ran it in my 00 SVTC for 4 years as well. It's pricey but it's what the SVT Engineers/Ford recomends and I've never had any problems with it what so ever.
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Old 01-21-2012, 09:40 PM   #24
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I am not fan of amsoil or rp at all

I also use engine oil in my Getreg and all my customers MTX and Getreg and have sense 2000

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Tom... What are the benefits of running engine oil in our Getrags? Pros/Cons?
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I am not fan of amsoil or rp at all

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Also what weight of oil?
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Old 01-22-2012, 10:57 AM   #26
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I am not fan of amsoil or rp at all

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Funny you say that.........I'm running Amsoil European motor oil in my getrag and absolutely love it. I think it is whatever floats a persons boat anymore. How's Mexico Tom? Did you get an RS yet.........c'mon you know you want to.
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I have drove 4 RS but waiting to see what the ST is like , I have drove 2 older Euro ST already

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I know it's an old thread. Just put syncromax in mine but the royal purple site states the their 10w-40 is the substitution for the xt-m5-qs. Not syncromax.
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I have been running Red Line MTL for a year now. I am thinking about draining it and going Mobil 1 come spring.
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I know it's an old thread. Just put syncromax in mine but the royal purple site states the their 10w-40 is the substitution for the xt-m5-qs. Not syncromax.
Yikes! Indeed you're right.

Hope I haven't done bad by running Synchromax in mine for the past 61K miles... (No, I'm not being facetious here.)
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