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    lube recommendation

    What should I use in the transmission, drive shaft and final drive in my 1986 R80RT?

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    I vote for Castrol Hypoy C 80w90 wt GL5 rated gear oil.
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    +1...most top name 80w90 GL5 gear oils is what you want.
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    Unless I read something wrong a while back in my manual for an 85, GL4 goes in the tranny, GL5 in all other places

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    +1 for GL5 every where. Just make sure you don't spill any on your tires. messy messy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Isamemon View Post
    Unless I read something wrong a while back in my manual for an 85, GL4 goes in the tranny, GL5 in all other places
    I doubt it. Look again.
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    thanks
    I was wrong

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    Thanks to all responders.

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