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Another gearbox oil question

PostPost by: MACCA.GLM » Thu Sep 14, 2023 1:15 pm

Hi All

Another question on gearbox oil

I was given a bottle of Redline MT90 GL4 gear oil and was wondering if this would be ok in the Elan 2000e box
I know the box should have an 80 based oil of gl4 rating but will it be ok.

Your thoughts please

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PostPost by: rgh0 » Thu Sep 14, 2023 2:24 pm

Redline MTL is the correct specification and will give a slightly better change especially when cold but MT90 will work OK

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PostPost by: 661 » Thu Sep 14, 2023 2:58 pm

I use MTL in the S4 and Millers CRX 75 110 NT+ in the race box.
I used MT 90 in the exige box.
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PostPost by: MACCA.GLM » Thu Sep 14, 2023 5:26 pm

Good enough for me both

Thanks

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PostPost by: Elan45 » Mon Sep 18, 2023 5:09 pm

I've used MTL in my street Elan for years and it corrected a slow upshift into 2nd . I'll use it in the Coupe I hope to finish this winter.

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