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Old 10-21-2000, 12:44 AM
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The marine gears mated to the Detroits I used to work on were filled with motor oil as well, and worked great. I doubt that motor oil would work as a suitable fluid in a MB tranny. Auto trannies for passenger vehicles were designed to use ATF, not a viscous fluid such as motor oil.

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