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Old 09-27-2006, 04:09 PM   #1
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Royal Purple Syncromax is sweet!

If anyone is not sure about switching to RP, DO IT. Ever since I got my SVTF, I've noticed the tranny is a bit "knotchy", it seemed like it needed a little too much force to get into gear.

At my last oil change, 27,000 I asked my mechanic to swap it out and the difference is very noticable. Gear changes are easier now, much smoother and faster.

It's one of those "little" things you can do for your SVTF that you will notice and enjoy.

The stuff isn't free (~$11(US)/quart) but my mechanic said that my old fluid was pretty grotty so it was time to change.


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Old 09-27-2006, 04:16 PM   #2
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Thats not bad considering the Ford stuff list for $17.85 a quart.
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I am seriously thinking about doing this - this weekend perhaps. The "notchy" feeling I have mixed emotions about, esp after taking that weight off the linkage...seems like its a little more pronounced. I know I am due for a change, so what the hell.

which bottle did you dump in there and how many bottles did it take?
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$11-18??? I paid $7 a quart for sychromax at a local store. The shifter is smoother though with it, but I replaced the clutch/flywheel, added sychromax, and took off the shifter counterweight off all at the same time.

It takes 2 bottles of sychromax, you'll need this pump thing my dad had to get it into the tranny easily
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I am wanting to do the same thing and replace my tranny fluid with royal purple. I am hearing a lot of good things about it. But I cannot find this stuff, (synchromax) where are you guys getting this stuff???
Also you are talking about counter shift weights, and am not that good with tranny's but what are those and what do they do? I know where they are but I thought if you take those you can slip out of gear really easily??
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I noticed a difference too after making the swich to Syncromax, I love it! It's like butta!! lol
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$11-18??? I paid $7 a quart for sychromax at a local store. The shifter is smoother though with it, but I replaced the clutch/flywheel, added sychromax, and took off the shifter counterweight off all at the same time.

It takes 2 bottles of sychromax, you'll need this pump thing my dad had to get it into the tranny easily
I agree. I only paid around $7 with tax. The difference is definitely there, shifting is like night and day.
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Old 09-30-2006, 06:02 PM   #8
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Thats not bad considering the Ford stuff list for $17.85 a quart.

Ha. We sell that stuff for $24 a quart. What a ripoff on our part.
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you dont need any special pumps or anything. only a 8mm allen socket. the case takes 2.1 quarts. so unfortunately you should buy 3 quarts. i got mine for @7.95/q
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how often should you change the tranny fluid anyway?
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