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Old 09-13-2003, 01:00 AM
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Best Synthetic ATF for w126?

What is the best synthetic automatic transmission fluid for W126 cars, especially a 1989 420 SEL? Are there several OK brands? Has anyone used the Canadian Tire brand ATF in w126 car. Should I just stick with the MB brand?
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Old 09-13-2003, 04:38 AM
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use dexron 2 , don't waste your money
thats whats recommended
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Old 09-13-2003, 05:33 AM
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don't bother with synthetic, if you like, you can use Allison TranSynd from your local Allison/Detroit Diesel distributor. I just use Chevron ATF.
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Old 09-13-2003, 12:53 PM
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Mobil 1 synthetic ATF. Works great, it's thinner than dino oils cold, so will eliminate the sloppy cold shifting. Has done wonders for the 280!

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