No, 90 weight will not kill your transmission. 90 weight has a viscosity
similar to 50 weight motor oil. Although on the heavy side, it will not
kill it. Also, there is nothing wrong with using gear oil in the
Date: Mon, 21 Jul 2008 06:46:58 -0700 (PDT)
From: Dan DiBiase <email@example.com>
Subject: [Mgs] 90w in Transmission?
To: firstname.lastname@example.org, MG List <email@example.com>
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Well, before I put the engine and transmission back in the B yesterday, I
got smart and said, 'Let me fill the transmission back up
with fluid now, while it's easy to get at!'. Good idea, but I confused the
90w oil for the steering rack with engine oil, and filled the
transmission with the 90w. It's easily-enough changed but am wondering if
the 90w will kill the (non-OD) transmission or if I really
need to change it?
Central NJ USA
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