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switch to AMS oil and now higher temps?

i was curious if anyone else notice a raise in trans temps after switch to AMS oil? i'm not seeing a huge increase but still higher than before. i use to run around 140-150 but now i'm running 155-160

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The transmission is alright between 140 and 160, anything over, something is going wrong.

Also, there is no reason to use any "Special" transmission fluids.

The only transmission fluid you need to run is Dex/Merc, the normal transmission fluid and you can't go wrong.



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Might want to look into trams fluids for these newer trucks. The 5r110 trans takes mercon SP

03 F350 6.0 SRW 4X4 lariat

481hp 832tq

8" super lift 385/70r16 Toyo MT's
FatBoy traction bars
Durastroke stg1
intake
MBRP 5" straight pipe
Custom tuned by Vivian "Looney Wild Track"
Edge Insight CTS
Zoodad mod
high idle mod
6.4 banjo bolts
Updated fuel pressure regulator (Blue spring mod)
EGR cooler delete
6K 55w HID's
6k 35w fog HID's
B&W turnover ball


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