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What transmission fluid are you guys using on your T45/TR3650?

Old 05-21-2011, 09:11 PM
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Motorcraft all the way for all fluids.. yall keep paying for that overpriced stuff.
MTG is a bit overpriced but I beat the living **** outta my 6 speed so it's a little extra insurance, plus it's only a couple dollars more per tranny flush, not a huge deal.
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Old 05-21-2011, 10:14 PM
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I really liked Mobil 1 ATF
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Old 05-21-2011, 10:15 PM
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Originally Posted by Aereon View Post
MTG is a bit overpriced but I beat the living **** outta my 6 speed so it's a little extra insurance, plus it's only a couple dollars more per tranny flush, not a huge deal.
I beat on my transmission just as much as anyone else.. when my car fails due to fluid...ill switch lol
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Old 05-21-2011, 11:29 PM
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Originally Posted by H0SS302 View Post
I beat on my transmission just as much as anyone else.. when my car fails due to fluid...ill switch lol
lols I don't replacement transmission money laying around, so I'll just spend the extra few bucks now. =
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Old 05-22-2011, 12:24 AM
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Regardless of the brand, they all smell like ****.
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Old 05-22-2011, 12:32 AM
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Regardless of the brand, they all smell like ****.
Indeed.
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Old 05-22-2011, 07:42 AM
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Regardless of the brand, they all smell like ****.
Thats something we can all agreed on.
I agreed with HOSS if if I cant use Mobile 1.
MotorCraft it is, RP is a big waste of cash and would never use their products in any of my cars.
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Old 05-22-2011, 09:10 AM
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Just wondering how often are you guys changing the fluid in them.Mine has 89k on it and prob never been done.Sorry didn't mean to jack anyone's thread.Thanks
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Old 05-22-2011, 10:22 AM
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I think a general rule of thumb is around every 20k miles or couple years, whichever is first.

Mine is at around both, and recently (within the last 1000 miles) I was cruising at 3k in 5th on the freeway for almost a half hour-ish and when I got off the freeway, the shifter felt kind of ****ty when rowing through the gears...like there was more resistance because the trans got hot (or old fluid). I'm thinking with new fluid that won't happen to that degree for a while but we'll see.
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Been a long while but have a question regarding trans fluid.

My car has 4.10s and when I am on the highway for about 20-30 minutes (so think rpm's at 2500+), the shifter does not move in and out of gears as smooth as if I was just driving in the city. It feels like there is actual resistance. Same as above in 2011, so I am thinking it is trans fluid related.

I had the clutch replaced so I don't remember what fluid specifically is in the car, but have you guys experienced that with your cars? Where the shifter is more reluctant to moving due to heat? Because I want to try a new fluid but I'm not sure if its the fluid, or if thats just the nature of spinning at a higher rpm on the freeway.
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