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Just did the change to RP 29600miles. I feel the difference on my stock shifter. A lot smoother particularly on 1-2nd change, which had been my most stiff change. Thanks a lot for the advise and the tips. It really made a world of difference.
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2007 GT/CS vert, Techco 3L TS@10 PSI
Kooks LTs H-pipe, Borlas
3.55 gears, Dynotech 3.5" Alum. Drive shaft
Steeda Superlights, Tokico D Specs, BMR-UCA/LCA-Relo Braket- Adj.Panhard bar
Brembo's, CHE K Brace/torque limiters, Prothane MMs, Ford Racing STB
MGW shifter, Spec Stage 2+ Clutch, Dual GT500 Fuel pump, 62mm BBK TB 255/45/18, Flaken RT615K 295/40/18 , Agent 47 Mirrors
Changed mine out to RP Synchromax yesterday (car has 61,xxx) and the first thing I noticed was a quieter tranny. I noticed the temperature is down too. The tip using the tubing was a BIG help...thanks moosestang .
06 GT Roush TVS|VMP Tune|BBK Ceramic LT|Bassani Catted X|Mid-Mounted Borla Stingers|Exedy Mach 500 Clutch Kit & Racing Flywheel|
Shaftmasters 3.5" Aluminum DS|MGW STS|Goodridge SS Lines|BMR Suspension|18" Konig Beyond|H&R SS Springs|
Just changed the transmission fluid to Mobil 1 Synthetic ATF, at 55k miles. Thanks to this thread it was very simple and took me about 45 minutes, I was in no rush. The old fluid was very dark and at the beginning looked more like a used motor oil - I am glad I changed it. Talking about the shifts - they do SEEM a bit easier and a bit faster, but its not a dramatic difference. However, my guess that it will be more pronounced in cooler night temps of fall or spring. I already noticed how much the shifts improved when the temperatures hit 60s in the summer, and that was the stock fluid... Thanks everyone for posting!
'06 Mustang GT Convertible, 5 Speed Manual
Front Strut Brace, Tokico HP Rear Shocks
160k miles, 10K miles OCI, synthetic fluids
Hawk HPS brakes
'08 Suzuki SV650 bike :-)
2012 VW Jetta SE 5cyl (wife's car)
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