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post #1 of 9 Old 12-18-2007, 09:40 AM Thread Starter
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Flushing Tranny/Amsoil Synthetic or no

Im putting in a new valve body and flushing the tranny, should i put in AMSOIL ATF over regular motorcraft mercon???

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Would there be any difference between the Universal ATF or the Torqueshift ATF fluids. Anyone use either of these two?

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would amsoil be better than mercon

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i just had the pan removed and the filter changed, refilled with mercon, so i only have about 3k on that. need to wait a while for the amsoil, how long can the amsoil be in there, what is the mileage before a change with amsoil

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i put amsoil in my tranny and it runs alot cooler.

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Flushed my tranny & rear end, changed the filter and used all Amsoil fluids for the first time and even the wife noticed a difference from the passenger seat. Towed a 5th wheel and noticed a very slight improvement in MPG's but everything shifted smoother. Wasn't sure how I would like the Amsoil stuff but it seems to be as good as everyone here says.

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