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06-15-2012, 03:58 PM #1
What's the best fluid for my 03 Allison ??
Hi all, Can I get your opinion and ideas on what is the BEST, not least expensive, fluid I should use for a filter/fluid service. I can't seem to find a solid answer to wheather to use Dex III , Dex VI or Transynd in my 03 Allison. I have got a lot of conflicting answers to this especially from GM dealers. thanks
06-15-2012, 04:25 PM #2
I stand with royal purple
i think its amazing, having use it in both manual and automatic transmissions.
runs cooler, shifts smoother, and overall- keeps the trans cleaner than whatever the manufacture calls for
so yeah, i say invest in that stuff.
my jeep, my chevy, and my friend's mustang, all love it
06-18-2012, 12:57 PM #3
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06-18-2012, 03:17 PM #4
It gets a little more complicated than that when you are 2500 miles away from home pulling a 13K pound 5th wheel and you need a tranny overhaul at the tune of $4500. Thanks for your help so I think I will use what all the Allison dealers recomend.
Have a great day and thanks again.
06-18-2012, 03:23 PM #5
daaaaaaaaaaamn thats a lotta gas and groceries they just robed you of.......
they had better have taged on a kick ass warranty for that price.
and if they did, then totally get what they tell you to get for oil... preserve the warranty
06-18-2012, 03:45 PM #6
Sorry, I didn't mean I had an overhaul I just ment I didn't want one.
06-18-2012, 03:50 PM #7
oh thank god
well either way with regular changes and attention to fluid level and quality, it should be fine no matter what.
i still say royal P though. especially for towing, because it runs cooler. heat kills auto transmissions
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