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Gear Box oil

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paulskel

Original Poster:

75 posts

53 months

Wednesday 4th July 2012
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Hi there,

just need to change my gear box on my chimaera, can anyone let me know which oil to use.

Because i have bought a while back Liquimatic super ATF is this the correct oil to use

Thanks in Advance


Paul

big geoff

383 posts

106 months

Wednesday 4th July 2012
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is it a t5 box

EggsBenedict

1,093 posts

80 months

Wednesday 4th July 2012
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Well, it certainly appears that it is ATF that you want.

http://www.opieoils.co.uk/c-680-car-engine-gearbox...

Very odd that it uses ATF, it being for autos and all. I certainly did not use this in mine.

Ribol

9,286 posts

164 months

Wednesday 4th July 2012
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EggsBenedict said:
Very odd that it uses ATF, it being for autos and all.
Lots of manual boxes use ATF, including the T5.

brett84

1,291 posts

59 months

Wednesday 4th July 2012
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if it's the rover box, use syntrans
http://www.opieoils.co.uk/p-739-castrol-syntrans-m...

easy to fill by feeding a pipe down next to the gear lever and pouring in from inside the car
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Bassfiend

5,401 posts

156 months

Thursday 5th July 2012
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brett84 said:
easy to fill by feeding a pipe down next to the gear lever and pouring in from inside the car
...but for Gods sake don't spill or drip any! biggrin

Phil