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Old 03-09-2017, 01:11 AM   #15
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Myself, I used factory AC/Delco since I get a good deal on it and change it often. Works fine for what I do.

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Old 03-20-2017, 03:57 PM   #16
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has anyone else with a manual SS had the dealer give them a list of recommended services at 45,000 miles. mine did saying i needed some fluids changed etc. it does say this in the manual as well....im wondering how long i can drive the car past 45,000 miles until these services are really needed and not just recommended. any info helps.
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Old 04-03-2017, 02:52 PM   #17
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I can't believe that some of you, are actually following the "suits" service interval recommendations, which is really meant to sweeten the deal for first owner buyers who lease 3 years or so.

I drained mine out, like 2 months after I bought it new, straight from the showroom. There wasn't even a couple thousand on the odometer when I drained it.

I was surprised, almost shocked , to see how dirty it was!!! Very black, and a slight, BUT, nasty odour to the oil. The car had never even seen a track yet..

I've drained/refilled twice since then with Redline 75W/90, car only had like 14000km on it, so in its 3rd fill basically.

It looked very clean on the 3rd drain/flush. Each round of new oil re-fill, saw an approx. equal amount of mileage between intervals.

*The above I wrote, all purtains to the rear diff only, and not the transmission.

The M6 tranny fluid on the other hand, was very clean looking, even after the first drain.
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Old 04-03-2017, 05:10 PM   #18
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I can't believe that some of you, are actually following the "suits" service interval recommendations, which is really meant to sweeten the deal for first owner buyers who lease 3 years or so.

I drained mine out, like 2 months after I bought it new, straight from the showroom. There wasn't even a couple thousand on the odometer when I drained it.

I was surprised, almost shocked , to see how dirty it was!!! Very black, and a slight, BUT, nasty odour to the oil. The car had never even seen a track yet..

I've drained/refilled twice since then with Redline 75W/90, car only had like 14000km on it, so in its 3rd fill basically.

It looked very clean on the 3rd drain/flush. Each round of new oil re-fill, saw an approx. equal amount of mileage between intervals.

*The above I wrote, all purtains to the rear diff only, and not the transmission.

The M6 tranny fluid on the other hand, was very clean looking, even after the first drain.
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Old 04-09-2017, 04:50 PM   #19
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I checked my manual and for automatic transmission it specified Dexron V1 trans fluid
but for V8 manual it simply says to use " manual transmission fluid "
What suggestions do you guys have for maunual transmission fluid?
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