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Old 09-14-2006
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Just an amsoil question. Seeing as I can easily buy it online...it's way cheaper/supposidly better than Mobile 1, which I use now.


I just need to know what kind of fluid to use for my tranny. I suppose 5w30 like normal for the engine, but I dont' know what for the tranny. I'm going to flush it (at penzoil or something, but they let me use any oil I want).

Also, what do you guys reccomend for spark plugs? And I know I can get em from jusnes, but what part #

Also, air filters, I'm just going to get K&N, mine is wet and muddy from offroading, it's killing my gas milage right now.

Theres my little tune-up!!!

Well, I need new ball joints and torsion bars, but thats a WHOLE nother project thats way at the back of the "until it breaks" list.
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first thing i would do is dry and clean that filter. then use motorlite plugs, i thought amsoil was more expensive, but my mobil1 has been great and more readily available.
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autolite plugs work real well.

if you look on amsoils site in the application it will tell you want oil they recommend.
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Ok! Thanks!
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motorcraft plugs, i know absolutely nothing about amsoil... :(
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so is it motorlite, autolite, or motorcraft??? lol.
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so is it motorlite, autolite, or motorcraft??? lol.
they are all the same plugs just different names stamped on them
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oh, ok...
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I prefer the amsoil 0W30 motor oil, it lasts longer and provides slightly better gas milleage and is better in very hot or cold climates. I also use there ATF in the trans and severe gear 75W90 in the rearend. When I did the compleat switch to all amsoil fluids in my F-350 diesel, I picked up just over 2 mpg and the engine oil (5W30 diesel oil) lasted much longer thanks to the amsoil by-pass filter. If anyone is interested in any of amsoil's products, I can get them for you much cheaper than retail. Just let me know what you want and provide a shipping address for the most accurate price.
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