<VV> trans oil

Dave Keillor dkeillor at tconcepts.com
Sat Feb 27 12:53:55 EST 2016

Why not use the AMSOIL GL-4 transaxle oil?  Brad Penn GL-4 is also good.

Dave Keillor

On Sat, Feb 27, 2016 at 10:33 AM, BobHelt--- via VirtualVairs <
virtualvairs at corvair.org> wrote:

> Randy,
> Just a note on your statement below.  Yes that is  absolutely true and
> irrelevant. It's irrelevant because that is not the concern  about using
> GL5
> rated lubes. The concern as identified by Richard1 and  described in his
> articles is that GL5 IS TOO SLIPPERY. A Corvair MT during a  shift has to
> have
> the synchros "cut thru" the lube to bring the rotating parts  up to the
> same
> speed for the shift. By being so slippery, more force is required  to
> accomplish the shift and that causes additional wear.
> Bob Helt
> In a message dated 2/26/2016 11:52:53 A.M. US Mountain Standard Time,
> virtualvairs at corvair.org writes:
> They  told me that, yes, in the early days there were some issues with gear
> oil  eating "yellow parts".  But that was remedied a good while  back.
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