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Re: over drive oil

To: "Paul Hunt" <>
Subject: Re: over drive oil
From: "Phil Bates" <>
Date: Sat, 7 Oct 2006 10:32:58 -0600 (MDT)
Just for additional clarification, my understanding is that it's important
the oil be non-detergent for overdrive transmissions.  I don't know why,
and I don't know if it's true - I just know that's what experienced people
and manuals say.

Phil Bates

> Just for clarification, the gearbox and the OD *share* the same oil.
> Filling, level checking and topping-up is done at the gearbox, but
> whatever
> you put in the gearbox circulates round the OD as well.  As Hans says the
> recommended gearbox/OD oil is the same as for your engine, which depends
> on
> local climatic conditions.
> PaulH.
> ----- Original Message -----
>> Overdrive oil should be the very same as engine oil as your gearbox oil.

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