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Re: Engine and Transmission Fluids

To: Levi Abbott <cabbott@sc.rr.com>
Subject: Re: Engine and Transmission Fluids
Date: Sat, 08 Jun 2002 19:32:35 -0400
Cc: spridgets@autox.team.net
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Levi Abbott wrote:

>I've read that some engines and transmissions share their fluids.
>Does a 1275cc Sprite motor do this?
What do you mean by "share"?  They do use the >same< lubricant (i.e. 
20W50 in both the Engine and Transmission), but they have seperate 
"sumps".  The Mini (the real one, not the oversize BMW knock-off), on 
the other hand they actually do "share" (one sump feeds both Engine and 

>I see the drain on the trans. Where does one fill the trans?
Dipstick hole on the top, under the carpet, I think.  (I have a 1500, 
and it's been a while since I did a 1275 Transmission).

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