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Old 05-01-2013, 10:26 PM   #31
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Transfercase gets ATF +4

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Old 05-01-2013, 10:28 PM   #32
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I got my RP from O'Rileys I'm not sure on the transfer case I would be interested to know it's next on my list. I think the Tcase is just ATF

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Old 05-01-2013, 10:33 PM   #33
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its it better then the one from the dealership?
Mopar Is what should be in there now. My understanding is it needs to be changed to the synthetic.

I have read so much I think I have information overload on Jeep lubricants.
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Old 05-01-2013, 10:35 PM   #34
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Mopar Is what should be in there now. My understanding is it needs to be changed to the synthetic.

I have read so much I think I have information overload on Jeep lubricants.
Oh ok well that's good to have info like that n thanks for the up date!
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Old 05-01-2013, 10:35 PM   #35
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Yep the tcase likes any good quality ATF, ATF+4 is a good choice.
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Old 05-01-2013, 10:36 PM   #36
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Transfercase gets ATF +4
Thanks man for ur info! Does it need service too as well as the tranny?
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Old 05-01-2013, 10:56 PM   #37
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If its never been changed its good to do. Both the fill and drain plug should be 10mm Allen head bolts. Should need 2 quarts. Also just make a crappy funnel to drain it away from the skid plate. Otherwise tiny drips of old t case fluid will trick you into thinking everything is leaking. Ask me how I know.
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Old 05-02-2013, 07:18 AM   #38
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If its never been changed its good to do. Both the fill and drain plug should be 10mm Allen head bolts. Should need 2 quarts. Also just make a crappy funnel to drain it away from the skid plate. Otherwise tiny drips of old t case fluid will trick you into thinking everything is leaking. Ask me how I know.
Ok thank you for your advice I keep that in mind about it.
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Old 05-02-2013, 03:29 PM   #39
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It these the transmission fluid I guys are talking about?

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These is the two that I found in the auto parts O'reillys
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Old 05-02-2013, 03:36 PM   #40
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It these the transmission fluid I guys are talking about?

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These is the two that I found in the auto parts O'reillys
Neither. It's called Synchromax

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If they don't stock Royal Purple Synchromax, the Max-Gear 75W-90 is a suitable substitute. I checked out RP's Max-Gear 75W-90 a few days ago & verified it is safe for the transmission's synchros. Its viscosity is close enough to be fine.
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Old 05-02-2013, 04:01 PM   #42
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I didn't realize there was two different RP manual transmission fluids. I assumed Synchromax was the RP fluid of choice. I wonder if it's super thin like Redline MTL?
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Old 05-02-2013, 04:15 PM   #43
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Ok thanks Jerry but I would go n check autozone or Carquest to see if they have it. If they don't i gona have to go with the one from O'reillys
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I didn't realize there was two different RP manual transmission fluids. I assumed Synchromax was the RP fluid of choice. I wonder if it's super thin like Redline MTL?
MTL isn't that thin, it's a between a 70W-80 and 75W-80. MT-90 is a 75W-90.
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Old 05-03-2013, 11:59 AM   #45
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i used the Max Gear 75w-90, very pleased.
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I personally like the redline mtl and since summit is 1/2 hour away it gets me out of the house. For me it made 1st and 2nd gear sync better but that is me. I hear some folks like the pennzoil syncromesh and the royal purple better but I am sticking with the Redline MTL in my TJ's NV3550. The Redline is pretty thin, it's almost like ATF.

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