Gearbox oil - Which would you choose right now?

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Sorry for the hijack. I have the auto. What should I use?
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The 4.8 auto uses a special tipe read on your slamtray you have to buy from nissan
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Tinus lotz wrote:I added 1liter atf to my gearbox and 500ml atv to my transferbox and it works great now sincro works better....and then fill up with gl4 75w90
Ek sien Dex III is 'n ATF? So indien ek nie genoeg het nie (het 1.5 liter), kan mens met GL4 75w90 vol maak?
Of sal 1.5 liter genoeg wees? kon nie 'n direkte antwoord kry op hoeveel nodig is nie, maar het errens gelees dat 1.5 genoeg is... (maar is nie meer seker nie).
Dis seker te laat vir my om nou hieroor te wonder, aangesien ek nou besig is om die transfer case olie te dreineer... :lol:

(het op ausie patrol forum errens gelees dat dex 3 beter werk indien mens auto locking hubs het, gl4 beter vir manual.... maar ja, sal nie weet nie... kan nie nou die link kry nie..en het werk om te doen :wink: )
Anthony Forgey wrote: I really struggled. Ended up buying from 3 different places, and DEXIII only in 0.5L quantities. The liquimoly was expensive too :eek:
I also only got the half liters....this is what I got: How much did you end up using?
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PS. dit wil voorkom of my transfer case oor vol was. toe ek die boonste plug los gemaak het die olie begin uit loop..(en redelik baie) :think:
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1.5 liter was genoeg... :thumbup:
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And a GQ would use same oils as a GU?
(Gearbox, transfer, diffs...)
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Jip selfde 2l vir transfer ja
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Wilkie wrote: 18 Oct 2016 18:52
SJC wrote:Midas by ons hou nie GL4 75w90 ratkas olie aan nie... is daar nie 'n online shop waar mens olies kan koop nie?
autozone in Wit Rivier
Ek sukkel nou weer (5 jaar later) om hierdie in die hande te kry. Autozone witrivier het net Indy oil se 75w90 gl4....
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Re: Gearbox oil - Which would you choose right now?

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Anthony Forgey wrote: 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:
Ant what do you use for normal diff. 80W90 GL5 or EP90?
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