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Old 07-05-2009, 05:21 PM   #1
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Considering doing a shift kit, filter and flush and shift kit and replacing with synthetic tranny fluid.

I have seen some posts about not doing a flush because it could cause more harm than good.


Any thoughts about my situation.

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I would do a fluid and filter change with your shift kit. Not so much the flush
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No flushy! Just filter and fluid. Use Dexron III tranny fluid.
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While a flush shouldn't be bad. I'd do the self done service of dropping the pan, filter and fluid only. Also...I wouldn't recommend synthetic.. it'* probably too good for our cars and the extra slippery additives are counter productive for the clutches gripping.

Personally I like the Autozone Coastal brand. It tends to be thicker and stick to the trans parts better for good lubrication.
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Filter and Fluid only IMHO.

I agree with BILLBOOST37 on not using the synthetic.
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