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Old July 15th 05, 02:37 PM
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jim beam wrote:
> Abeness wrote:
>> My manuals (owner's and Helm) specify ordinary 10w-30 as well; it was
>> only after following a discussion of the synchromesh stuff here that I
>> got the idea that Honda manual tranny fluid might be better. I suppose
>> the way to find out would be to try both and see if I'm able to detect
>> any difference in feel or response.

> there was a whole long thread about this only a few months ago. there
> was an additive present in the old engine oils [molybdenum?] that is now
> absent for environmental reasons. this means you now need to use honda
> mtf for your transmission becuase it contains that additive and it helps
> your synchros last better.

That's the discussion I was referring to. Don't recall what the additive