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      03-29-2013, 04:07 AM   #1
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Which Manual Gearbox Oil

Decided to change the manual gearbox oil and wanted to know what everyone has used for renewal.

At present I have narrowed it down to three options:

http://www.opieoils.co.uk/p-69413-ca...gearboxes.aspx

http://www.redlineoil.com/product.aspx?pid=115&pcid=9

http://www.opieoils.co.uk/p-981-fuch...on-fluid.aspx#

From searching it seems the redline is popular just wondered if anyone had used the other two oils?
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      03-29-2013, 05:16 AM   #2
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Opie recommendation
http://www.opieoils.co.uk/c-670-75w-80-75w-85-mtfs-manual-transmission-fluid.aspx
And in here someone recommended
http://www.opieoils.co.uk/p-981-fuchs-titan-sintofluid-sae-75w-80-synthetic-manual-transmission-fluid.aspx
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When weather will get better I will change my one for
http://www.opieoils.co.uk/p-981-fuchs-titan-sintofluid-sae-75w-80-synthetic-manual-transmission-fluid.aspx
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      03-29-2013, 09:25 AM   #4
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When weather will get better I will change my one for
http://www.opieoils.co.uk/p-981-fuch...ion-fluid.aspx
This was my preference also, just ordered two litres
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I used the Redline in my Honda S2000 box. It was MUCH smoother when cold.

http://www.redlineoil.com/product.aspx?pid=45&pcid=7

The OP listed ATF which is not correct although it 'is' compatible (ish)
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