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Post by oilman » Thu Feb 06, 2014 10:15 am

Getting the right oil for gearboxes, diffs and transfer boxes can be tricky, so please ask here if there is any information that you need.

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What recommendation are you looking for? Gearbox, diffs, limited slip diffs, transfer boxes etc

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Post by Ady702 » Tue Feb 25, 2014 4:18 pm

Nice one guys,

Make: BMW
Model: 130i LE
Year: 2007
Manual/Auto: Manual
Performance Modifications: None
Driving style: (road / off-road / track etc.) Road
What recommendation are you looking for? Gearbox, diffs, limited slip diffs, transfer boxes etc - Gearbox and Diff

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Post by mjr » Tue Feb 25, 2014 5:12 pm

Make: Porsche
Model: Cayman S DFI
Year: 2009
Manual/Auto: Manual
Performance Modifications: None
Driving style: (road / off-road / track etc.) Road
What recommendation are you looking for? Gearbox, diffs, limited slip diffs, transfer boxes etc - Gearbox and LSD - they both use the same oil though I think?

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Post by oilman » Tue Apr 01, 2014 11:30 am

Ady702 wrote:Nice one guys,

Make: BMW
Model: 130i LE
Year: 2007
Manual/Auto: Manual
Performance Modifications: None
Driving style: (road / off-road / track etc.) Road
What recommendation are you looking for? Gearbox, diffs, limited slip diffs, transfer boxes etc - Gearbox and Diff

Thanks
Hi

Sorry I missed this.

This is ideal for the gearbox.

http://www.opieoils.co.uk/p-69413-castr ... boxes.aspx" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

The diff takes a 75w-90

http://www.opieoils.co.uk/c-673-75w-90- ... fluid.aspx" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

The Fuchs Syn 5, Millers CRX, Redline 75w-90 GL5, Motul Gear 300 and Gulf Competition are ideal for the diff. The Fuchs Sintopoid, Castrol Syntrax Longlife, Millers TRX, Motul Motylgear, Mobil SHC and Amsoil FGR are also good choices.

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Post by oilman » Tue Apr 01, 2014 11:32 am

mjr wrote:Make: Porsche
Model: Cayman S DFI
Year: 2009
Manual/Auto: Manual
Performance Modifications: None
Driving style: (road / off-road / track etc.) Road
What recommendation are you looking for? Gearbox, diffs, limited slip diffs, transfer boxes etc - Gearbox and LSD - they both use the same oil though I think?

Hi

It takes a 75w-90 GL5 oil, it doesn't need a LSD specific oil.

http://www.opieoils.co.uk/c-673-75w-90- ... fluid.aspx" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

The Fuchs Syn 5, Millers CRX, Redline 75w-90 GL5 NS, Motul Gear 300 and Gulf Competition are ideal for the gearbox/diff. The Fuchs Sintopoid, Castrol Syntrax Longlife, Millers TRX, Motul Motylgear, Mobil SHC and Amsoil FGR are also good choices.

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Post by oilman » Tue Jun 03, 2014 5:02 pm

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Post by Ginge81990 » Wed Jun 04, 2014 1:17 pm

Hi I'm after some Gearbox and Diff oil please can you advise your best recommendation?

Make:BMW
Model: 123D Coupe
Year: 2008
Manual
Performance Modifications: Remap, Exhaust
Driving style: Road/Fast-road
Any other information that may be relevant: 268BHP 504NM TQ

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Post by oilman » Wed Jun 04, 2014 1:38 pm

Hi Sean

This is ideal for the gearbox.

http://www.opieoils.co.uk/p-69412-castr ... l-gl4.aspx" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

The diff needs a 75w-90 GL5 oil.

http://www.opieoils.co.uk/c-673-75w-90- ... fluid.aspx" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

The Fuchs Syn 5, Millers CRX, Redline 75w-90 GL5, Motul Gear 300 and Gulf Competition are ideal for the diff. The Fuchs Sintopoid, Castrol Syntrax Longlife, Millers TRX, Motul Motylgear, Mobil SHC and Amsoil FGR are also good choices.

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Post by Ginge81990 » Thu Jun 05, 2014 10:49 pm

Cheers
123d M-sport Coupe, Bilstien B12 prokit, gloss black carbon aero spoiler, gloss black rims M261's, Carbon rear diffuser, full s/s exhaust,Ecotune remap with I-flash 268BHP 504NM

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Post by Ginge81990 » Thu Jul 10, 2014 1:04 pm

Ok stupid question, how much of each do i need? i've had a look round but cant find the answer.
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Post by oilman » Thu Jul 10, 2014 1:20 pm

You'll need about 1.5L of each.

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Post by zimzimma » Fri Dec 12, 2014 11:41 am

Make: BMW
Model: 118d 1 SERIES - E87
Year: 2007 (57)
Manual/Auto: Manual (Diesel)
Performance Modifications:None
Driving style: (road / off-road / track etc.) Road
Any other information that may be relevant: e.g. approx BHP if modified, any transmission problems: None
What recommendation are you looking for? Gearbox, diffs, limited slip diffs, transfer boxes etc:

I have a very clunky gear change from 1st to 2nd. sometimes sticks and wont slip into gear smoothly. not sure if i need an oil change or possibly even worse.

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Post by oilman » Fri Dec 12, 2014 11:52 am

This is ideal for that.

http://www.opieoils.co.uk/p-69413-castr ... boxes.aspx" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Post by zimzimma » Fri Dec 12, 2014 12:31 pm

oilman wrote:This is ideal for that.

http://www.opieoils.co.uk/p-69413-castr ... boxes.aspx" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Cheers Tim, I believe il need a mimunum of 1.5 litres of this? so 2 bottles

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Post by oilman » Fri Dec 12, 2014 12:39 pm

Hi

I don't have the exact capacity, but 2 bottles will do it.

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