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Offline 7Dcuda

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A833 Oil
« on: March 01, 2011 - 11:00:36 AM »
What type/brand/weight oil should I use to put in a new A833 4 spd. transmission? 

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A833 Oil
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Re: A833 Oil
« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2011 - 11:19:28 AM »
I have heard everything from SAE 90-SAE 140 to ATF Dextron tha battle continues, I think Ma mopar recommended sae 90 to 140 depending on how cold the climate in yer area was.

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Re: A833 Oil
« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2011 - 03:26:53 PM »
I'm personally running Mobil 1 synthetic gear oil after my rebuild. Can't recall if it's 90 or 140, but I would think irrelevant in a moderate climate.
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Re: A833 Oil
« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2011 - 04:15:08 PM »
Redline MTL

as recommended by jay leno.
he raved about this stuff in his online 'jay leno's garage' episode on his hemi challenger.
he had a rough shifting A833 and tried the redline oil, said it worked like gearbox rebuild.

i ran it in my rough shifting A833 and it greatly improved the performance! i could use 2nd gear after!

i'll definitely be running it in my fresh A833.

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Re: A833 Oil
« Reply #4 on: March 01, 2011 - 07:53:56 PM »
Redline MTL

as recommended by jay leno.
he raved about this stuff in his online 'jay leno's garage' episode on his hemi challenger.
he had a rough shifting A833 and tried the redline oil, said it worked like gearbox rebuild.

i ran it in my rough shifting A833 and it greatly improved the performance! i could use 2nd gear after!

i'll definitely be running it in my fresh A833.
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Re: A833 Oil
« Reply #5 on: March 01, 2011 - 08:07:39 PM »
Redline MTL

as recommended by jay leno.
he raved about this stuff in his online 'jay leno's garage' episode on his hemi challenger.
he had a rough shifting A833 and tried the redline oil, said it worked like gearbox rebuild.

i ran it in my rough shifting A833 and it greatly improved the performance! i could use 2nd gear after!

i'll definitely be running it in my fresh A833.


What weight?

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Re: A833 Oil
« Reply #6 on: March 01, 2011 - 08:33:28 PM »
Brewers said to use 80/90, GL4 and do not use synthetic.

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Re: A833 Oil
« Reply #7 on: March 02, 2011 - 12:27:08 AM »
 140w is too thick IMO. One can practically feel the gears laboring to spin through it when cold. :stirpot:   

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Re: A833 Oil
« Reply #8 on: March 02, 2011 - 10:25:31 AM »
Brewers said to use 80/90, GL4 and do not use synthetic.

I would tend to trust Brewers Performance since they are in the  manual trans. business.  Only problem is 80/90 GL-4 is hard to find.  Would the above recommended Redline MTL 70/80 GL-4 be ok or be too thin relative to a 80/90?

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Re: A833 Oil
« Reply #9 on: March 02, 2011 - 12:59:45 PM »
I found it at NAPA but it was 85/90  called Brewers and they said it would be fine

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Re: A833 Oil
« Reply #10 on: March 02, 2011 - 02:38:48 PM »
My Passon uses his own OEM oil. This he insists on for waranty. Don't know what it is but it is red and thicker than ATF and now I will change it after putting 2000miles on the box..
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Re: A833 Oil
« Reply #11 on: March 04, 2011 - 04:54:45 PM »
Redline MTL

as recommended by jay leno.
he raved about this stuff in his online 'jay leno's garage' episode on his hemi challenger.
he had a rough shifting A833 and tried the redline oil, said it worked like gearbox rebuild.

i ran it in my rough shifting A833 and it greatly improved the performance! i could use 2nd gear after!

i'll definitely be running it in my fresh A833.

Redine MTL is 70/80W....thats not too thin?

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Re: A833 Oil
« Reply #12 on: March 04, 2011 - 05:11:42 PM »
i just contacted brewers regarding running redline MTL in a fresh gearbox.
they recommended that 80/90 GL4 mineral oil be used to break in the transmission, then after 500 street driven miles, switching to the synthetic should be fine. they said they have many customers who use redline MTL.

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Re: A833 Oil
« Reply #13 on: March 04, 2011 - 06:53:54 PM »
i just contacted brewers regarding running redline MTL in a fresh gearbox.
they recommended that 80/90 GL4 mineral oil be used to break in the transmission, then after 500 street driven miles, switching to the synthetic should be fine. they said they have many customers who use redline MTL.

Cool...thanks, thats exactly what I'll do.

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Re: A833 Oil
« Reply #14 on: March 06, 2011 - 01:34:56 AM »
I use 75/90w , Redline is ok too , I have solved shifting problems going back to 75/90 a few times

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Re: A833 Oil
« Reply #14 on: March 06, 2011 - 01:34:56 AM »