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      04-30-2012 03:38 PM #26
      the "HUH".....was for lenard......his comment makes no sense...

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      04-30-2012 03:55 PM #27
      Quote Originally Posted by s2kvondeutschland View Post
      What happened with Redline?
      From what I have been reading, Redline's quality has gone downhill in the past couple of years, and is a potential cause for internal transmission issues because, in part, it tends to run thinner at operating temp, and even more so if you're a driver who likes to drive "spiritedly".
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      04-30-2012 04:13 PM #28
      Quote Originally Posted by mileycyrus View Post
      the "HUH".....was for lenard......his comment makes no sense...
      Spammers aren't expected to make sense, d'oh.
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      I hate reading: "But I bought this car for $500 and don't want to put another dime into it."
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      04-30-2012 04:26 PM #29
      Quote Originally Posted by kamzcab86 View Post
      From what I have been reading, Redline's quality has gone downhill in the past couple of years, and is a potential cause for internal transmission issues because, in part, it tends to run thinner at operating temp, and even more so if you're a driver who likes to drive "spiritedly".
      Ahhsoo...

      I hadn't heard that, that's good information. I always stayed away from Redline and RP as a rule... Always seemed too gimmicky.
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      04-30-2012 05:16 PM #30
      Where the **** can i find a 17mm socket???

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      04-30-2012 05:21 PM #31
      I have a big allen wrench i bought for it. I think it was like 8 bucks or something. But your lug stud is a 17mm. If you thread a nut on the stud you can use a wrench to back it out. Or a visegrip on a spare stud. Ill see if i can find a pic to better explain
      dink and flicka

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      04-30-2012 05:22 PM #32
      i got it....good idea!!

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      04-30-2012 05:41 PM #33
      Chiming in here, as I'm curious: Will that "GM" stuff work well in my 87 cabby automatic? Or is there something better? I'd like to flush and refill (every fluid in the car, actually!)
      And is that "GM" as in, "General Motors"??? What is GM?

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      04-30-2012 05:44 PM #34
      yes...General Motors dealership...

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      04-30-2012 05:54 PM #35
      Quote Originally Posted by earl grey View Post
      Will that "GM" stuff work well in my 87 cabby automatic?
      What it used in a manual 020 is not the same as what is used in an automatic 010: http://www.cabby-info.com/transmission.htm#010 .
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      04-30-2012 08:26 PM #36
      well.....i swapped the fluid.........feels smooth....but still have that grind into 3rd....I only went up the road to the store.....so im hoping after a few days it might smooth out....

      if not....its off to GM....

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      04-30-2012 08:30 PM #37
      ALSO....noticed this.....


      this photo is not possible......as both housings mount the same way....SO...


      ONE IS UPSIDE DOWN......

      so using it to point out the fill hole difference isnt correct......

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      04-30-2012 09:31 PM #38
      Lol... Dude... If you rotate the casing on the left 180°, the casing on the right will still have a higher fill hole. Think about it...

      Don't question Broke... He is THE 020 authority. :P
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      04-30-2012 09:54 PM #39
      I KNOW THAT....lol...




      i was just confused by the photo.....i was staring at it...and it dawned on me that one was flipped....but it still makes....

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