MT-82 <acronym title="transmission">trans</acronym> fluid-What do road racers use? - Ford Mustang Forum
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MT-82 trans fluid-What do road racers use?

With the TSB out for cold shift effort fix and the discussions going back and forth does anyone know what road racers are using in this transmission for durability? I am planning on changing my trans fluid (11000 miles) for this summers driving events I will be participating in and wonder if putting the lighter QDC fluid is the smart thing to do. With temps in the 60s today my car shifted really well, when its 35 and below I get the balky 1-2 shift feel. There is no whine and I have't had any high RPM clutch or shift issues so I wonder if it would be wiser to just use the original QS grade lube. How about Redline, Royal Purple, Mobil Delvac, Motul or some of the other high grade lubricants out there.

Lets here from some of the experts and figure out what is best for drivability and longevity.

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NO expert here (i am more of an arm chair kinda guy) but until the big name fluid companies start making recommendations i would just change in and out the stock stock when racing. this tranny in some ways and the sway bars have been a tough bugger for the aftermarket.

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