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Old 01-20-2003, 01:49 AM
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What tranny oil for 16V 5-speed???

I would like to switch over to Redline transmission oil but am somewhat confused over what grade to lose. The manual only says "Automatic Transmission fluid for Manual transmissions" Can I use MTL type which is supposed to be 70W80 GL-4 gear oil (SAE 5W30/10W30 engine oil viscosity) or should I go with synthetic ATF or D4 ATF. I know that an E36 M3 manual transmission went with D4 ATF, but I'm not sure if that is the correct one for the Getrag 5-speed in my car. Please advise.

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Thanks for the help,
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