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Yeah my car is a 2002 and it already has 20,000 miles on it. I heard it's about time to change the fluid in my 5 speed tranny. So if i am to do it i want to put that synthetic fluid in there. What do all of you recommend on the fluids and also how is it to do it yourself. Thanks.

[ 02-13-2003, 09:08 AM: Message edited by: greystealth ]
 

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Don't quote me but I don't think it is requires till at least 50K miles if not more. But, I'm about to hit 20K and have some Redline D4/ATF in my garage waiting to go in. From the how-to's it doesn't look too hard. Not nearly as bad as my wife's Mustang Auto that really needs it

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I did a rebuild on my tranny with only 150 miles on it. I put in the 4.06:1 gears and the Torsen. For a new tranny, the oil was TERRIBLE! There was way too much particulat material in the oil.

I'd change your's right now if it were my car!
 

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Well i just changed the tranny fluid. It went pretty smooth. I bought the Motocraft synthetic manual transmission fluid. I thought my car would have the red stuff come out, but when i pulled the plug it came out like old oil. dark caramel. It smelled the same as the stuff i put in. Could it be the same stuff? Well i spilled a bit when i was putting the fluid in but not a whole lot. Should i still buy another quart ? It sure feels a bit smoother on the shifts.
 

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Just changed mine as well...I got looks like it was a '82 that had never been changed. It was straight up sludge. I think it depends on how hard you run it really though.
 

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I did a rebuild on my tranny with only 150 miles on it. I put in the 4.06:1 gears and the Torsen. For a new tranny, the oil was TERRIBLE! There was way too much particulat material in the oil.

I'd change your's right now if it were my car!
<font size="2" face="Verdana, Arial">I did the same thing, the oil was all messed up, it looked as if the car allready had 75,000 on the tranny allready..

I went with Redline MT-90
 

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Anyone know the capacity of the tranny for a five speed ZX3 02'thanks, Tom
 

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Originally posted by SangriaZx3:
Anyone know the capacity of the tranny for a five speed ZX3 02'thanks, Tom
<font size="2" face="Verdana, Arial">looking for the same info but for a 2000 zx3
 
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