Date: Thu, 18 Mar 1999 10:57:08 -0800
From: Ken Washington <>
Subject: Re: 1984 900T: Changing 5spd Tranny Oil

James, I had an 83 900T 5spd for over 13 years and 251,000 miles. Draining oil from the 5 spd is easy. Simply remove the drain plug, which should be located just behind the drain plug for your crankcase, but it is a detent I believe. As for using Redline. My experience showed me it is a waist of money. I used Castrol GTX 10W30 in my 5 spd for the first 197,234 miles. I simply change the oil every 20,000 to 25,000 miles. The last 54,000 miles I used the Castrol with 4 oz. of Militec-1. After the first treatment with the Militec-1, the 5 spd magnetic drain plug showed no more metal filings. My car was totalled, when rear ended by a truck. Ken Washington 87 9000S 87 900S 83 900T

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