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Gave My Tranny A Treat Today (pic Heavy)

Discussion in 'Lubrication & Maintenance' started by dirtyoldman, Nov 25, 2012.

  1. txab

    txab Don't get stuck on stupid!

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    Drill the pan and install your own drain plug. Easy to do.

    You can braze the fitting to the pan, which is what I prefer to do. Or bolt it up using the 2 included seals. About $4-$5 at most places

    Dorman 65128 Drain Plug


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  2. daddy

    daddy I'm too LAZY to Choose a Custom Title!!!

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    Thread title had me a bit scared.
     
  3. dirtyoldman

    dirtyoldman I'm now on Medicare,officially old.

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    Didn't know that,I did see where transmissions built after '05(IIRC)can't use DexronIII.Thought I'd better stick with III,next time I might do a complete flush and may use VI,we'll see.

    About 40,000,had it chnged right after I bought it in '08.Thought I better have it changed since I didn't know it's history.I thought it looked pretty good too.

    Yep :lol:

    Had that in the back of my mind but forgot to check.I'll look into that to see what cost is,being on a fixed income I have to be carefull where I spend my money....well that or I might get into trouble with Grumpy :lol:
     
  4. dirtyoldman

    dirtyoldman I'm now on Medicare,officially old.

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    Matt took the bait,I figured it would be Brian :lol:
     
  5. dirtyoldman

    dirtyoldman I'm now on Medicare,officially old.

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    Good idea,that's another option.Thanks :thumbs:
     
  6. ScottyBoy

    ScottyBoy No, that's not a banana in my pants.

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    I doubt the transmission shop put Dexron 6 in my transmission when they rebuilt it a few weeks ago. I will have to flush it and fill it with Dexron 6 in a few months or I may just use Amsoil this time. It looks like the Amsoil is actually cheaper than the Dexron 6. :thumbs:
     
  7. dirtyoldman

    dirtyoldman I'm now on Medicare,officially old.

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    I really want to add a temp gauge,and to do that I'll need a deeper pan.When I do that(maybe before next summer)I'll be giving Nick a call.

    Nick,does your ATF come in gallon jugs?
     
  8. Wyley87

    Wyley87 The '96 and I have a LOVE/HATE Relationship

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    It's cheaper because they don't pay gm for the license. If you look on the Amsoil site it says "recommended for use in applications specifying Dexron 6"

    Dexron III is the same way that there is no license for it. You can run Dexron III in any gm trans an it wil shift just fine. Only difference is the drain interva is shorterl. Dexron 6 is a better fluid but if you look in your manual it used to say "if dextral 6 is not available used Dexron III" I'm not sure what it says since the changed the license though.


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  9. Wyley87

    Wyley87 The '96 and I have a LOVE/HATE Relationship

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  10. Horns

    Horns The Real Shaggy

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    Great Job. I need to do this to mine soon.
     

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