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EIEIO
07-13-2004, 03:33 AM
Can you run Redline Heavyweight Shockproof gear oil in the t-case and diffs? Or is it to heavy, i think its 90w. Also what ideal tranny oil would you run, I was looking at GM Synchromesh (very good stuff).

My rig is smaller than yours!!

phatmatt
07-13-2004, 06:46 AM
I put the synthetic gear oil in my Zuk when i had it and it kept the tranny and t-case alot cooler. Its a bit on the $$$$side though. I wouldn't put heavier oil in you would probably lose 10hp with a Zuk.:D

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zuki4x4chick
07-13-2004, 03:55 PM
Gm recommends that our trackers have synthetic gear oil in the tranny and t-case (75w90) and for the front and rear diffs regular (80w90) gear oil is recommended......
Go to walmart and buy the castrol syntec....It's cheap compared to most other parts stores.....I guess if you have a locker use a synthetic too....but we don't have clutches so it's not really necessary....

91' Zuki Tracker w/33's warn 8000, custom COLT camshaft, roof rack, snorkel, Rancho 9000's, Sammy front axle SAS SPOA fully locked!!! *Suzuki's continue to impress the non-beleivers*
-Pirate 4x4

sj-x 500
07-13-2004, 04:51 PM
synthetic... clutches?.... lady! don't go there!
i learned the hard way, if you have a posi or lsd, do NOT run synthetic without additive.
synthetic is some slippery shit, it'll munch the clutches in no time.
running a 90 w oil is fine.
also, lockers. don't run synthetic. it munched my detroit, the teeth started to jump all the time, within a month of mild off roading and mostly highway use.

84 sj410 with 16v w/EFI, auto 4-spd, 5.13gears, detroit ez locker rear, 14 inches wider then stock, 31x10.50 mickey thompson baja claws, 6 + inches of lift
broken u-joint count: 2

currently running on: mickies. love these things

barracuda
07-13-2004, 05:56 PM
with a locker in the rear I alwas run 90?-140 . it runs cooler and dampens the noise, Most ltd slip mfr advise against synthetic oil .

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zuki4x4chick
07-14-2004, 04:07 PM
Oops my bad...I guess I misunderstood........[8D]quote:Originally posted by sj-x 500

synthetic... clutches?.... lady! don't go there!
i learned the hard way, if you have a posi or lsd, do NOT run synthetic without additive.
synthetic is some slippery shit, it'll munch the clutches in no time.
running a 90 w oil is fine.
also, lockers. don't run synthetic. it munched my detroit, the teeth started to jump all the time, within a month of mild off roading and mostly highway use.

84 sj410 with 16v w/EFI, auto 4-spd, 5.13gears, detroit ez locker rear, 14 inches wider then stock, 31x10.50 mickey thompson baja claws, 6 + inches of lift
broken u-joint count: 2

currently running on: mickies. love these things


91' Zuki Tracker w/33's warn 8000, custom COLT camshaft, roof rack, snorkel, Rancho 9000's, Sammy front axle SAS SPOA fully locked!!! *Suzuki's continue to impress the non-beleivers*
-Pirate 4x4

jeeper
07-14-2004, 06:08 PM
Lockers and possi's-(clutch packs) are two different things !

zuki4x4chick
07-15-2004, 02:59 PM
No fuckin shit....I get it.......[33]

I was thinking about additives and Ltd. slips while I wrote that...[k]

91' Zuki Tracker w/33's warn 8000, custom COLT camshaft, roof rack, snorkel, Rancho 9000's, Sammy front axle SAS SPOA fully locked!!! *Suzuki's continue to impress the non-beleivers*
-Pirate 4x4