5-speed oil question

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5-speed oil question

Post by printner » Fri Jul 05, 2019 3:11 pm

I had drained my 5-speed a few months back to change out the reverse switch. (Wasn't sure if a drain was necessary but didn't want to chance it).

Filling it yesterday, I could only get about 60 oz of fluid in before it was full. Is it possible that some fluid was still in it, or is the capacity in the manuals wrong?

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Re: 5-speed oil question

Post by david premo » Fri Jul 05, 2019 7:19 pm

I don’t think you can get all the oil out on a oil change, so makes sense.

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Re: 5-speed oil question

Post by mok662 » Sat Jul 06, 2019 6:21 pm

I am waiting on my rebuilt 5 speed from the shop. What oil should I put in it?

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Re: 5-speed oil question

Post by Gregs672000 » Sat Jul 06, 2019 9:51 pm

Swepco 201. Do a quick search and it's discussed a lot. The stick shift no longer gets hot, clearly reduced friction over other oil used.
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Re: 5-speed oil question

Post by bakerjf » Sat Jul 06, 2019 9:56 pm

Gregs672000 wrote:
Sat Jul 06, 2019 9:51 pm
Swepco 201. Do a quick search and it's discussed a lot. The stick shift no longer gets hot, clearly reduced friction over other oil used.
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Re: 5-speed oil question

Post by mok662 » Sun Jul 07, 2019 1:55 pm

Thanks guys