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Studebayker
09-07-2006, 10:47 PM
Thanks. Mr Biggs, and Studegary, for the information on my '55 I
have a case of type F trnas fliud. Should I swap it for dexron III?
I have my trans mounts half-way in (one bolt each side) guess I
learned some new words tonite.




Don't take your too seriously.

55' Prez. Hardtop

James K. Clark

Roscomacaw
09-08-2006, 12:06 PM
You CAN use the type F in that trans. Some profess that it yeilds a firmer shift. I can't say that from experience myself. And frankly, for myself, I wouldn't want harsh shifts if I could avoid it. But I think the consensus is that either type fluid CAN be used.

When this trans was first used, it's recommended oil was SAE 10W engine oil!

Miscreant at large.

1957 Transtar 1/2ton
1960 Larkvertible V8
1958 Provincial wagon
1953 Commander coupe
1957 President 2-dr
1955 President State
1951 Champion Biz cpe
1963 Daytona project FS