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Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by DanGer, May 12, 2009.

  1. May 12, 2009 at 5:43 PM
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    DanGer

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    Alright, the time has come for my 27K mile maintenance! Here is what I plan on doing:

    Change the diff fluid
    Change transfer case oil
    Change oil and filter (Mobile1 Filter with 0W-20 Mobile 1)
    Install AFE dry pro filter
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    Now for my questions:

    Since I have the I4 I donot need to worry about spark plugs, correct?

    Since I have 4x4, does anything need done with the tansfer case?

    Do I need to do anything with the clutch/tranny due to the 5 speed?
     
  2. May 12, 2009 at 5:47 PM
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    are you gonna run synthetic?? even if not....i'd still change the transfer case oil.
     
  3. May 12, 2009 at 5:50 PM
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    Yes forgot to mention synthetic everything. Also somewhere in the depths of TW i read about additive for smoother shifting. Anyone know what that was? Redline?

    Anyway I have no problems with the smoothness of the shifts, its just a little clunky (what i expect from a truck) and hard to get into certain gears in certain situations.
     
  4. May 12, 2009 at 5:52 PM
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    switch the clutch fluid over to synthetic.....should make for crisper/smoother shifts, get into gear easier.
     
  5. May 12, 2009 at 5:53 PM
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    You mean Tranny fluid......
     
  6. May 12, 2009 at 5:53 PM
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    Ok I have absolutely no idea where said fluids are located, much less what viscosity, even what its called haha
     
  7. May 12, 2009 at 5:55 PM
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    to me....same difference when im referring to a manual tranny. i reckon anyway.:eek:
     
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    :smack:Any recommedations for tranny fluid?


    Also Any good oil 75W-90 (mobile1, etc) will work for diff, Tcase right?

    Edit: The reference of clutch fluid never even remotely crossed my mind as tranny fluid! my bad
     
  9. May 12, 2009 at 5:55 PM
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    LMAO!...Ok...Be clear to those that dont know "Redneck Speak"....:D
     
  10. May 12, 2009 at 5:56 PM
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    aye,aye captain!!:D
     
  11. May 12, 2009 at 5:57 PM
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    I changed all my fluids to synthetic at 10k. You don't need to worry about the spark plugs until 100k. We have iridium plugs that will be good for 100k.

    I have a 2WD so I did not have to worry about the transfer case. I guess you can change the fluid in the transfer case. I used this site as a general reference.
     
  12. May 12, 2009 at 5:59 PM
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    Mobil 1 75-90 will work great.
     
  13. May 12, 2009 at 6:00 PM
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    mt90 for your "tranny" should be fine..........or a 75w90 may work too...check with chris to be sure. and for the diffs and transfer case......75w90 is great....mobil1 is great too. thats what i run.
     
  14. May 12, 2009 at 6:01 PM
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    Any recommendations for tranny fluid, or does it too share the same gear oil as the rest.

    And i fill it via radiator, correct:p
     
  15. May 12, 2009 at 6:02 PM
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    That is what I used.
     
  16. May 12, 2009 at 6:02 PM
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    Gotcha, thanks for the advice!

    Chris you mind validating or embarrassing will on his tranny fluid suggestions?
     
  17. May 12, 2009 at 6:03 PM
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    Mobil 1 75-90 will work fine in the tranny. Fill it via the defroster vent.
     
  18. May 12, 2009 at 6:05 PM
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    Alright thanks a bunch.

    Tomorrow I am changing out the oil in the girlfriends car, I will post pics of the foulness that drains out of there
     
  19. May 12, 2009 at 6:07 PM
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    Nope! An mt90 is a good fluid. :) Mobil 1 75-90 is better.
     
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