[ROVERNET - UK]P5B auction

Gianni D'Ortenzio giannid at bigpond.com
Fri Oct 14 05:40:06 BST 2005

I am going to an auction in Central Victoria (Aust)tomorrow with a rough P5B 
coming up. May be restorable (needs everything) but probably a parts car. 
Anyone in Vic/NSW who might be interested and wants details or me to bid? 
Contact me on my email.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "S Manwell" <smanwell at sprintmail.com>
To: <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
Sent: Friday, October 14, 2005 1:41 PM
Subject: Re: [ROVERNET - UK] P4 & P5 gearbox and overdrive oil

> Hi Roland,
> I'm assuming your P5 has a 4speed/overdrive too?  I looked up BG Synchro 
> Shift and it looks similar to Redline MTL.  I'm going to try the MTL -- 
> I heard back from Red Line and they saw no issue with using it in an 
> overdrive.   I've also read that a lot of people are using MTL in Volvo 
> manual gearboxes with Laycock overdrives with good results.  Apparently 
> Volvo has recommended gear oil, engine oil and ATF at various times for 
> their manual/OD gearboxes, even though the overdrives have not changed 
> much over the years.
> We'll see how it goes...
> --Steve
> roland wrote:
>>I too was confused by the variations in lube they
>>suggested, so I put in BG Synchro Shift. It states it
>>replaces gear oil, motor oil and ATF for all manual
>>transmissions. It really shifts well. YMMV.
>>VX800 #21
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