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Old 07-22-2008, 10:50 AM   #1
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Default Shifter turret oil - How much to put in

Last night, I was changing the original shifter inner boots that were shredded, and found the turret oil level down to almost nothing. I could not find any level mark or any reference to exactly how much to top off.
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Per some instructions on m.net, I refilled mine until it came to the bottom of the "neck". Then when I put the shifter in, the level came up, but not near the point of overflowing.
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just enough to lubricate it.....or pack it with grease.
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It won't take much. It's just a few ounces.
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Assuming you have a 5 speed, that is. The turret in the 6 speed shares oil with the gear box. Just so you know.
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+1 for greasing.
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just enough to lubricate it.....or pack it with grease.
What grease would you recommend.... White lithium or say like bearing grease?
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Synthetic Caliper or bearing grease.
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Easy enough.... I'm sick of hunting down my little syringe plunger and no matter how much or how little, it leaks. New gaskets have been on 6 months and it still pukes a little from the spirited runs.
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Easy enough.... I'm sick of hunting down my little syringe plunger and no matter how much or how little, it leaks. New gaskets have been on 6 months and it still pukes a little from the spirited runs.
ditto, the material was a poor choice. I think mine last, on average, about 1 year. That and the cooling are my only two real beefs with the car's design.
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ditto, the material was a poor choice. I think mine last, on average, about 1 year. That and the cooling are my only two real beefs with the car's design.
No kidding on the cooling. On second "stocker" rad since I had a spare, but will be moving on to aluminum soon.
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Good info on the grease rec'd. Also, if anyone likes to know factory spec on the fluid, it's 80-95cc in the turret.
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