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Yes had notchy gears too! I put in 3qts of RedLine MTL and put in some Redline gear oil in the rear end also. I am very happy with decision to go with RedLine fluids.
 

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Hey Llare...you think it made a big difference? Also does that maintain the factory warranty. Our powertrain coverage last 5/60 and we made need to have that :)
 

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Originally posted by Beer Goggles@Nov 28 2004, 10:19 PM
Hey Llare...you think it made a big difference? Also does that maintain the factory warranty. Our powertrain coverage last 5/60 and we made need to have that :)

Hey Bro I am not sure about the warranty, but I would not give the dealer that type of information. I don't think the dealer would test to fluid anyway to see if its Nissan or Redline. Redline is some of the best stuff out there IMO, and I have used it on all my cars. If you have some concerns about Redline hurting your tranny, don't worry it won't happen. I have used this stuff in my car for 6 months and 6000 miles and if anything the transmission has gotten better.

To me I have seen a much better improvement in how the shifter feels. I remember 2nd gear was such a b!tch! It was sooo notchy, and I would grind gears often. I never grind anymore and the feel is 10x better. Even with my short shifter installed, which can make shifting even notchier due to less leverage.
 

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How much does the Redline cost and how easy is it to replace?
 

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Yes, I was thinking of replacing my trans and diff fluids with Royal Purple. Is there a write-up on it somewhere?
 

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Originally posted by Dave079@Nov 29 2004, 09:29 AM
How much does the Redline cost and how easy is it to replace?

Redline MTL cost about 7.95/quart you need about 3 quarts for the Tranny. Gear oil for the rear differential is about the same and I think I used about 1.5~2.0 quarts. I went with 75/90w synthetic gear oil in the rear end.

This is very easy to do change out. The only thing that is remotely difficult is finding a pump to push the fluid into the transmission and the differential. I used a hand held manual pump to do this while the car was jacked up. You can run a long hose and gravity feed it in from the top of the car but it's better to do this with two people so you can see when it starts to drip out from the fill plug.
 

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Thanks Llare! I think I will be doing this soon.
 

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Originally posted by Llare+Nov 29 2004, 11:38 AM-->
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@Nov 29 2004, 09:29 AM
How much does the Redline cost and how easy is it to replace?

Redline MTL cost about 7.95/quart you need about 3 quarts for the Tranny. Gear oil for the rear differential is about the same and I think I used about 1.5~2.0 quarts. I went with 75/90w synthetic gear oil in the rear end.

This is very easy to do change out. The only thing that is remotely difficult is finding a pump to push the fluid into the transmission and the differential. I used a hand held manual pump to do this while the car was jacked up. You can run a long hose and gravity feed it in from the top of the car but it's better to do this with two people so you can see when it starts to drip out from the fill plug.

So I would be going to my local parts store and looking for Redline MTL (is that the exact title?), and Redline Gear Oil (75/90w synthetic) for the rear. I would assume as simply as draining (using the pump), then filling accordingly.... can you just drain without any use of a pump? And did you do anykind of breaking in (warming up sorta) these new liquids?
 

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Peking, from what I understand, you need the pump because the drain plug is higher than the lowest level of the gear box, so you need to get out all the old stuff. The pumps can be bought at the same store.

As for breaking it in, I don't think there is any. If it makes you feel more comfortable, drive it under normal conditions for the first 100 miles or something.
 

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Originally posted by SmoothZ@Dec 4 2004, 10:15 PM
Peking, from what I understand, you need the pump because the drain plug is higher than the lowest level of the gear box, so you need to get out all the old stuff.  The pumps can be bought at the same store.

As for breaking it in, I don't think there is any.  If it makes you feel more comfortable, drive it under normal conditions for the first 100 miles or something.

Thanks, and that does make me feel better LOL.
 

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The drain plug is at the bottom of the tranny and the fill plug should be on the side. Same for the rear diff. Take the fill plug off and then the drain plug.
 

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First of all you don't need no pump to drain it, just remove the plugs and the ail will drain by itself. Then you'll need a pump, I've one which looks like a big stainless steal syringe, it has capacity of 0.5L, it's very good. I've tried using a plastic pump for oil wich sort of looks like an oil dispenser, but it's extreamly slow and it takes very long time, this one is fast. I needed two pumps into the diff (1L) and 4 pumps in to the trany (2L). Also don't mix the diff oi8l with tranny, since the tranny oil is bad for syncros I recommend that you fill up first the tranny and do the diff last.
 

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Originally posted by Peking+Dec 4 2004, 07:41 PM-->
Originally posted by [email protected] 29 2004, 11:38 AM
<!--QuoteBegin-Dave079
@Nov 29 2004, 09:29 AM
How much does the Redline cost and how easy is it to replace?

Redline MTL cost about 7.95/quart you need about 3 quarts for the Tranny. Gear oil for the rear differential is about the same and I think I used about 1.5~2.0 quarts. I went with 75/90w synthetic gear oil in the rear end.

This is very easy to do change out. The only thing that is remotely difficult is finding a pump to push the fluid into the transmission and the differential. I used a hand held manual pump to do this while the car was jacked up. You can run a long hose and gravity feed it in from the top of the car but it's better to do this with two people so you can see when it starts to drip out from the fill plug.

So I would be going to my local parts store and looking for Redline MTL (is that the exact title?), and Redline Gear Oil (75/90w synthetic) for the rear. I would assume as simply as draining (using the pump), then filling accordingly.... can you just drain without any use of a pump? And did you do anykind of breaking in (warming up sorta) these new liquids?

Redline will probable not be at your local parts store, unless its a performance shop. Most Performace shops will have it. I have seen Redline Injector Cleaner at places like Pep Boys and AutoZone though. Yes its called MTL for the Transmittion and Gear Oil for the rear end.
 

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I've used Redline before and swear by it. I will be doing this next summer for my Z. There's only 1 shop in all of the Twin Cities that carries it, but I plan on going to a tuner shop to special order it.
 
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