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post #1 of 13 Old 05-15-2011, 06:12 PM Thread Starter
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Lucas Transmission Additive

Anyone ever ran the Lucas transmission additive in their OBS automatic?

If so, what was your reason for putting it in and how did it perform?

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ditto. saw this stuff on the shelf.

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I haven't tried it in my truck but i have saved many a junk transmission by adding it to a fluid change. It frees up the valve body mostly and reconditions the fluid. I will put in my next fluid change in my truck. Good Luck.
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I would like to know also.

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I put it in mine. I thought I was having tranny issues because it felt like it was slipping but it turned out to be my cps. But it hasnt hurt anything yet.


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I put it in mine. Seems to help heat a bit.

1997 F-250HD Extended Cab 4x4 7.3 Powerstroke
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help heat it? im tryin to keep mine down in temps

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Confused me! A cooler trans is a happy trans.

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help heat it? im tryin to keep mine down in temps
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Confused me! A cooler trans is a happy trans.
Obviously I wasn't clear enough.

It seems to have helped keep the temps down a bit.

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my tranny has been on its way out and slipping like a mother****er for the last 35xxx km.
on my last tranny flush i added a bottle and it didnt slip as bad. can tell its time to change again becuase its starting to slip again... or just a new BTS



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