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Old 03-04-2011, 02:29 AM
Rommelx3 Rommelx3 is offline
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Default mixed transmission fluid

I was picking up some trans fluid for my 98 ranger (manual trans with 150,000-ish miles) The dudes at pep boys suggested using 1 quart of
Royal Purple Synchromax and the rest mercon 5. Is this a good idea?
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Old 03-04-2011, 07:46 PM
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Default Re: mixed transmission fluid

Royal purple is a great lube. Some have use it in their transmissions but I don't know if it was synchromax or not.
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Old 03-04-2011, 09:55 PM
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Sounds bizarre to mix it - just fill 'er up with RP. I love the stuff!
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Old 03-05-2011, 02:34 AM
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Sounds bizarre to mix it - just fill 'er up with RP. I love the stuff!
good call, the more I think about it the more I just want to use either or and not mix. Thanks guys!
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