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Icon7 What brand of oil should I use for ATF?

This is for 1994 B2300 2.3L Man (243K miles). I have been using Walmart brand ...

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you don't need anything special but don't go with wally world brand. We usually use valvoline(buy it in the jugs, it's cheaper) 5W-30 for winter and if in the summer the engine gets really hot we use 10W-30. it takes a lot longer to warm up.
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Hell, I would use Ford Motorcraft 5w-30. Ford made it! Thats all I use!! It's even a partially synthetic blend!!
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I use Valvoline most of the time.
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Amsoil synthetic universal ATF. See my posts on my transmission rebuild. This thing looks like new in there.
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Amsoil synthetic universal ATF. See my posts on my transmission rebuild. This thing looks like new in there.
that is what i would run too. Otherwise run Valvoline which is what I run I dont have any issues with it at all. I would run AMSoil if i could get it at the store.
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I've heard good things about Redline and Royal Purple synthetics also -- but I've no experience with them.
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From what I read if you are going with synthetic the Mobile 1 is a better than the Royal Purple. Not sure about the Redline. However AmsOil is rated the best.
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Mobil 1 even make a ATF?
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They actually do make an ATF (Mobile 1).
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my friend put that royal purple in his truck, and he said that its better for if u like to race, or if u run ur engine hard a lot. otherwise he said its not worth the purchase
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I have Mobile 1 fully synthetic in my truck.
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i need to change mine and when i do i am probably going to put in amsoil. worth the extra money to me. eventually i want to have all the fluid in the truck amsoil. some people think it is a waste of money but that what i would do.
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pennzoil!
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pennzoil fully synthetic (then again i am i kevin harvick fan)
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that is what i would run too. Otherwise run Valvoline which is what I run I dont have any issues with it at all. I would run AMSoil if i could get it at the store.
You can order it Zach! I have it in the Jeep now, talk about a difference. It shifts like butter...
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