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trans oil

Postby Dixonsc » Thu Aug 14, 2014 2:05 pm

What kinda oil should I use in the transmission of my super c an how much. And best way to flush out the trans any tips would be great thanks

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Re: trans oil

Postby tmays » Thu Aug 14, 2014 3:18 pm

Empty tranny, fill with diesel, and drive around about 10 min. Drain and fill with SAE 80 gear oil or something close(85w-90 readily available). Takes 4.75 to 5 gal. Power takeoff and belt pulley options requires five gallons. This fill tranny and rear end
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Re: trans oil

Postby Dixonsc » Thu Aug 14, 2014 3:25 pm

Thanks the seals are leaking around the rear axel are they hard to replace

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Re: trans oil

Postby tmays » Thu Aug 14, 2014 3:47 pm

No they are not hard to replace
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Re: trans oi

Postby Dixonsc » Thu Aug 14, 2014 4:02 pm

What oil would be best sae 80 or 80 90 or 85 90 I'm 25 first time messing with trans oils don't know how important the weights are

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Re: trans oil

Postby tmays » Thu Aug 14, 2014 6:55 pm

I don't think you can go wrong with any of the three you have listed. I couldn't find straight 80 when I was looking for some. Not locally anyway.
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Re: trans oil

Postby Don McCombs » Thu Aug 14, 2014 8:01 pm

Tractor Supply has a straight 90 wt gear oil that is label Ford Transmission Fluid (or something close to that). That should be fine for your SC.
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Re: trans oil

Postby havoc1482 » Sun Aug 24, 2014 10:53 am

I use 85w-140 in my Super A. It really comes down to personal preference IMHO. I just wouldn't go lower than 80
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Re: trans oil

Postby Dixonsc » Sun Aug 24, 2014 10:56 am

Some people say the 80 makes it make funny noises

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Re: trans oil

Postby Matt Kirsch » Mon Aug 25, 2014 12:13 pm

Depends on the tractor and the condition of everything in the transmission.

They all have some whine to varying degrees, and thicker oil will quiet them down some, but if it's really bad the only option is to overhaul the transmission.

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Re: trans oil

Postby Dixonsc » Mon Aug 25, 2014 12:15 pm

K just got 5 gallons of 85w 140 ... should work fine for super c? And any hints on painting motor ... an also how close is Ford red to farmall red?

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Re: trans oil

Postby havoc1482 » Mon Aug 25, 2014 10:04 pm

You can get IH Red easy enough. TSC sells cans of it lol
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