CCCUK logo

 Adrian Flux

Website Control

Recent threads

New Forum Posts

» Rear spring by Dellb on Fri 23 Feb 18 21:16

» Faulty time clock by Dellb on Fri 23 Feb 18 21:13

» C7 remote start by Number3 on Fri 23 Feb 18 17:45

» Headlamps by kentvette on Fri 23 Feb 18 17:05

» Earls Barton Classic Vehicle show by Nicetie on Fri 23 Feb 18 13:34

» Earls Barton Classic Vehicle show by Nicetie on Fri 23 Feb 18 13:33

» Earls Barton Classic Vehicle show by Nicetie on Fri 23 Feb 18 13:32

» Earls Barton Classic Vehicle show by Nicetie on Fri 23 Feb 18 13:32

» Earls Barton Classic Vehicle show by Nicetie on Fri 23 Feb 18 13:31

» Earls Barton Classic Vehicle show by Nicetie on Fri 23 Feb 18 13:30

» BBCN Region February meet at Meguires by Nicetie on Fri 23 Feb 18 13:14

» Steering Wheel Position Sensor - Reset? by Rich on Fri 23 Feb 18 13:00

» C5 thrown a 'serpentine' belt by Le Vette on Fri 23 Feb 18 12:50

» Numbers matching by paj66 on Fri 23 Feb 18 11:39

» How it's made - Corvette Stingray by FIVE RED on Fri 23 Feb 18 11:29

» Does anyone recognise this Vert by MIKERED on Fri 23 Feb 18 10:09

» The Scottish Car Show 15th July 2018 by roppa440 on Fri 23 Feb 18 09:55

» Engine bay by Nigelcurry on Fri 23 Feb 18 09:16

» OBD connector ? 1 or 2 by stevel98 on Fri 23 Feb 18 09:08

» 1960 C1 steering box by paj66 on Thu 22 Feb 18 17:50

» London 'T' charge by roscobbc on Thu 22 Feb 18 17:35

» Tewkesbury Classic Vehicle Festival by curious bystander on Thu 22 Feb 18 17:30

» RockAuto.com Discount Code for Parts & More - Expires April 4, 2018 by Rich on Thu 22 Feb 18 16:00

» "Breakfast Club" Meeting - March by Bowler on Thu 22 Feb 18 14:18

» What did you do with your Vette today? by stevel98 on Thu 22 Feb 18 13:35

» London Classic Car Show - 15th-18th February 2018 by Fishy Dave on Wed 21 Feb 18 15:00

» Letter of conformity by Barrelmaker on Tue 20 Feb 18 21:04

» The Mods continue on my C7 by C7KEN on Tue 20 Feb 18 18:42

» New road tax regs.. by CaptainK on Tue 20 Feb 18 08:55

» What do you carry? by CaptainK on Tue 20 Feb 18 08:47

Transmission Fluid Change



Reply to topic
View previous topicEmail to a FriendPrinter FriendlyView next topic

Author

Message

Richard J

Club Member

Sat 25 Nov 17 12:46

Transmission Fluid Change


Hi has anyone chnaged their transmission fluid before? (1992 Manual C4)

I am assuming it's just a drain plug on the manaul, asked one garage and they thought it might have to be flushed/pumped etc. (think that might be for autos)

I know I can find out the type of fluid the manual would recommed, but would there be a modern day equivalent that is better?

Any help appreciated

Cheers

Richard

Reply with quote

VetteWeekend

Webmaster

Sat 25 Nov 17 17:48

Re: Transmission Fluid Change


For the ZF 6 speed ...

TRANSMISSION OIL (status)  -  Vascular flow of oil through the porous Phosphorus-bronze (Pb) material of each synchronizer is essential for effective British Thermal Unit (BTU) heat exchange occurrence. Frequent transmission oil changes will ensure lower Pb particle levels suspended in the oil. The ZF S6-40 6-speed transmission is lubricated by engine type oil. Manufacturer recommendations specify the use of GM P/N 1052931 (5w-30) or BMW P/N 07510009420 (10w-60) oil.
Approximate oil capacity of the ZF S6-40 is 2.2 quarts.
FYI - the BMW 10w-60 oil is fully-synthetic and is used in the BMW M5 engine.


http://zfdoc.com/techinfo.htm

Yes there's a drain plug and I refilled with the BMW spec Castrol.



Last edited by VetteWeekend on Sat 25 Nov 17 17:49; edited 1 time in total. [5 %]
--------------------
CCCUK on Facebook

VetteWeekend
'75 Shark (on a shoestring) - Sold!
'58 Apache - The shop truck - Sold!
'91 ZR-1...For Fun! - The Return of Purple Haze!
'72 GMC Vandura - Rolling Heavy.
www.kickson66 - For Official Gas Monkey Garage Merch & More.

Reply with quote

Richard J

Club Member

Tue 28 Nov 17 09:17

Re: Transmission Fluid Change Message Icon


Thanks for the info VetteWeekend

Reply with quote

Reply to topic
View previous topicEmail to a FriendPrinter FriendlyPrivate MessengerView next topic


Permissions

You cannot post new threads in this forum
You cannot reply to threads in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot add events in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You cannot download files in this forum