[ROVERNET - UK] Transmission oils
kkinard at swbell.net
Wed Feb 8 17:47:09 GMT 2006
Dirk Burrowes wrote:
> Now to the question, we want to change the transmission fluid and there has
> been a lot of discussion on the net as to what the best fluid to use, but
> for the life of me I can't find those posts. So suggestions would be
> appreciated along with any first car stories or advice for my son.
Use Type F automatic transmission fluid. You can still get it at most
auto supply stores. I bought a couple of cases a few years ago and
haven't used much yet. I need it for both the P6B and the P5B Coupe.
Type F is a little thinner and less slippery than Type A (Dextron). You
can use Type F in Type A transmissions and they shift a little harder,
but you can't use Type A in a Type F trans or it will slip too much and
I too have a Series 2 P6 ('74 2200TC) in need of restoration. Is yours
a 2000 or a 2200? The '71 NAS 2000TC (Series 2)is the rarest production
P6. Only 222 were built and all went to North Amaerica as far as I can
tell. The 2200's are far less common in North America, but quite common
in the rest of the world, though LHD examples must be few and far between.
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