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Gearbox oil - Which would you choose right now?

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Re: Gearbox oil - Which would you choose right now?

Postby JoshJ » 19 Oct 2016 14:49

As long as you dont want the Nissan "spesial" oil. They dont have enough stock in all of SA to do my 60k service. :rolling: :rolling:
I am telling you, if I did not think as much of my Patrol as I do. I would have traded it for something else and never buy a nissan again. Ever!!! They are the worst after service company ever. And if I didnt like my Patrols brothers as much as I do. I would have written a letter to SA 4x4 and the like and put nissan to shame. Bluddy useless. It scares the living daylights out of me to thing that they must now do oil changes on gearbox and diff. As well as disassemble my front hubs and repack the wheel bearings. Why??? Because their machanics is also mostly useless when it comes to Patrols. Aaaaiiijaajaaiii.......
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Re: Gearbox oil - Which would you choose right now?

Postby SJC » 19 Oct 2016 14:56

JoshJ wrote:As long as you dont want the Nissan "spesial" oil. They dont have enough stock in all of SA to do my 60k service. :rolling: :rolling:
I am telling you, if I did not think as much of my Patrol as I do. I would have traded it for something else and never buy a nissan again. Ever!!! They are the worst after service company ever. And if I didnt like my Patrols brothers as much as I do. I would have written a letter to SA 4x4 and the like and put nissan to shame. Bluddy useless. It scares the living daylights out of me to thing that they must now do oil changes on gearbox and diff. As well as disassemble my front hubs and repack the wheel bearings. Why??? Because their machanics is also mostly useless when it comes to Patrols. Aaaaiiijaajaaiii.......


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Re: Gearbox oil - Which would you choose right now?

Postby JoshJ » 19 Oct 2016 16:23

Middel november QQQ
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Re: Gearbox oil - Which would you choose right now?

Postby David M » 19 Oct 2016 17:15

JoshJ wrote:As long as you dont want the Nissan "spesial" oil. They dont have enough stock in all of SA to do my 60k service. :rolling: :rolling:
I am telling you, if I did not think as much of my Patrol as I do. I would have traded it for something else and never buy a nissan again. Ever!!! They are the worst after service company ever. And if I didnt like my Patrols brothers as much as I do. I would have written a letter to SA 4x4 and the like and put nissan to shame. Bluddy useless. It scares the living daylights out of me to thing that they must now do oil changes on gearbox and diff. As well as disassemble my front hubs and repack the wheel bearings. Why??? Because their machanics is also mostly useless when it comes to Patrols. Aaaaiiijaajaaiii.......


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Re: Gearbox oil - Which would you choose right now?

Postby ricster » 20 Oct 2016 08:32

Josh.... sent you a PM
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Re: Gearbox oil - Which would you choose right now?

Postby Anthony Forgey » 24 Oct 2016 15:11

My 4.2d recipe (aka the happy oil family)

From the left, engine oil, diff oil(both), gearbox oil, lastly, transfer case oil.

Apparently this is an acceptable brew for my patrol :thumbup:
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Re: Gearbox oil - Which would you choose right now?

Postby Anthony Forgey » 24 Oct 2016 15:20

sorry, tookthe pic with my phone. I didn't realise it would be so big and I don't know how to make it smaller :imsorry:
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Re: Gearbox oil - Which would you choose right now?

Postby SJC » 24 Oct 2016 15:21

The two on the left I got in my arsenal (or had).
Must now just source 75w90 gl4 and dex3...
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Re: Gearbox oil - Which would you choose right now?

Postby Anthony Forgey » 24 Oct 2016 15:47

SJC wrote:The two on the left I got in my arsenal (or had).
Must now just source 75w90 gl4 and dex3...


I really struggled. Ended up buying from 3 different places, and DEXIII only in 0.5L quantities. The liquimoly was expensive too :eek:
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Re: Gearbox oil - Which would you choose right now?

Postby JoshJ » 28 Oct 2016 09:43

Sorry for high jacking the post. Just thought i would give an update. Patrol is sorted and serviced. I spoke the dealership owner on teusday. Car was done yesterday :lol: .
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