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Old 10-28-2013, 01:40 AM
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I have used castrol transmax for the last 2 seasons and haven't had any issues. I switched to in because my hi temp light kept coming on. Transmax synthetic transmission oil handles the heat better and since changing I have not had a problem.
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Old 10-28-2013, 12:09 PM
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I spoke with Hurth regarding 100% synthetic ATF - 100% Synth ATF is not recommended. I wanted to put it into my Transmission for the benefits of synthetic base stocks as mentioned above. That being said Hurth Tech says it will cause transmission to slip - I spoke with the office in Florida.

I use the Castrol Blend Dexron VI which is ok.
I have been told the same thing by PCM for their transmissions. Synthetic is apparently not appropriate for wet clutch transmissions.

Conventional Dex/Merc or DexIII is what I use- and I avoid high mileage formulations as well. Additives are bad for the transmission.
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Old 11-23-2013, 01:53 PM
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I have been using 100% synthetic in my powerslot for the last 10 years. no problems.
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Old 11-23-2013, 05:12 PM
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I have been using 100% synthetic in my powerslot for the last 10 years. no problems.
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Old 11-24-2013, 08:59 AM
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I used Synthetic in my 93 powerslot and my 2008 1:1 and I am happy with it ... I do change at regular intervals as advised by the manual.
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