Date: Thu, 18 Mar 1999 14:35:51 -0800
From: "John Weiss" <jrweissnopsamet*NOSPAM*.com>
Subject: Re: 1984 900T: Changing 5spd Tranny Oil

James F. Causey wrote in message <7cr3jc$am1$>... >1) How should I go about changing the manual transmission oil? We looked >briefly under the car and couldn't figure out which was the drain plug. >Do we just drain and refill like you do engine oil, or is it more complex? >I've got RedLine MTL ready to pop in there. The tranny drain plug is the one with the indented square drive, near the oil drain plug (which has the normal hex drive). Use a 3/8" socket drive to get it open. Refill (just under 3 qt) through the tranny dipstick tube; use a funnel. >2) My power steering fluid is a sickly gray color, which Justin V once >described as the color of fluid from a steering rack going bad. I'd like >to keep it alive as long as possible... should I replace with good-old GM >PS fluid, or is there some synthetic kind I could try? If it's dying anyhow, regular fluid will be cheaper... --------------------- John R. Weiss Seattle, WA Remove *NOSPAM* from address for e-mail reply

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