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Old 10-22-2017, 11:26 AM   #1
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Redline MTF options

So Iím gettin my stuff together to do the Manual Teansmission Fluid change. Iíve read a lot of good stuff about Redline, so figured Iíd try it out. Looks like thereís two options MTL and MT90. From what I can tell MTL is 80w75 while MT90 is 90w75. Is one better or preferred for our transmissions? And if theyíre both okay, are there advantages to either one?

Just want to make sure Iím putting the right stuff in. Thanks all!
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Old 10-22-2017, 12:01 PM   #2
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Redline MTF options

Might depend on location and temps but I think this thread should solidify your question with a definitive answer.

http://www.golfmk6.com/forums/showthread.php?t=54966

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Old 10-22-2017, 12:37 PM   #3
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Thanks, I had read through that for the DIY, but didn’t really go through the entire thread I guess. So it sounds like since I’m in a colder climate, the 80 is probably going to be a better option than the thicker 90, correct?
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Thanks, I had read through that for the DIY, but didnít really go through the entire thread I guess. So it sounds like since Iím in a colder climate, the 80 is probably going to be a better option than the thicker 90, correct?


Sounds about right. I donít think itís much of a difference in Oregon. If youíre constantly in cold temps then it would benefit but Iíd say no worries with either viscosity you choose. Iíd go with thicker for endurance but I always let her warm up no matter the temp depending on urgency of where I have to go and time.
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Sounds about right. I donít think itís much of a difference in Oregon. If youíre constantly in cold temps then it would benefit but Iíd say no worries with either viscosity you choose. Iíd go with thicker for endurance but I always let her warm up no matter the temp depending on urgency of where I have to go and time.
Cool thanks, Iím in eastern Oregon and itís much colder in the winter than the coast (already had our first snowflakes falling). Think Iíll go with the 80 this time around. Thanks for the help!!
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