I needed to change my manual transmission fluid as part of my 75,000 mile service on my 2008 Honda Fit (Jazz) Many people online suggested using the Red Line, and now I understand why. It absolutely improved shifting, including my occasional sloppy shift (where my timing is imperfect) and I am looking forward to increased mileage as well. Nice product.
GL-4 specific gear oil
If your manual transmission is feeling a little sloppy or the shifter is feeling notchy it's probably time for a drain and fill. Red Line fluids have a large user base who swear by the stuff.
Features and benefits:
- Popular for BMW, Honda and Acura, Ford Focus, late-model Mini Cooper, Land Rover/Range Rover LT77S, Dodge & Jeep NV1500, NV3500 and NV5600 truck transmissions
- Popular replacement for and improvement over GM Synchromesh® (#12345349) and Auto-Trak II® (#12378508) and Chrysler spec MS-9224
- Safe for brass synchros, as it lacks the reactive sulfurs found in most GL-5 oils that cause damage
- Offers quicker shifts, perfect synchronizer coefficient of friction
- Eliminates notchy shifting, even when cold
- High performance gear protection and longer synchro life
- Satisifies the gear oil viscosity requirements of 70W, 75W, 80W, and motor oil viscosities of SAE 30, 10W30, and 5W30
- Recommended for GL-1, GL-3, and GL-4 applications as well as where most special synchromesh fluids are specified
About Red Line gear oil for manual transmissions:
- Appropriate coefficient of friction for most manual transmission synchronizers (other's synthetic gear oils are often too slippery for proper synchro engagement)
- Red Line offers lubricants to pinpoint nearly every transmission application
- MTL, MT-85 & MT-90 are not for use in differentials with hypoid gears
- Excellent gear and synchro protection, balanced slipperiness for easier shifting in cold climates
- Excellent for high- and low-mile transmissions
- Compatible with petroleums and other synthetics
Red Line MTL 75W80 Gear Oil (1 Quart) - 50204
- Red Line
- SKU #:
- Gear Oil
- OE Numbers:
- 83522-50204, 70W80, 22953
- CS ID:
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My favorite oil for my e30's manual transmission. A bit more expensive than other oils, but it is worth it.