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    Default F40 gearbox oil - use castrol SMX-s!

    I've just drained and refilled my F40 gearbox with Castrol SMX-S sysnthetic gear oil to the reduced quantity of 2.4 litres.

    The improvement on a notchy and baulking change is huge, particularly when hot it is now fine and just clicks into gear.

    Highly recommended. Unfortunate that it is so expensive......at £14 litre..


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    i used standard vx stuff @ £3.50 a bottle & the gear changes etc is fantastic its like a totally different gearbox!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mozzer99 View Post
    I've just drained and refilled my F40 gearbox with Castrol SMX-S sysnthetic gear oil to the reduced quantity of 2.4 litres.

    The improvement on a notchy and baulking change is huge, particularly when hot it is now fine and just clicks into gear.

    Highly recommended. Unfortunate that it is so expensive......at £14 litre..

    We've been recommending that oil for a while now...lol

    http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showthread.php?t=114196

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jezzy View Post
    We've been recommending that oil for a while now...lol

    http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showthread.php?t=114196
    Take your point - I should have added my comments to the 'How To' comments.
    Still this thread now points to your excellent how to.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by mozzer99 View Post
    Take your point - I should have added my comments to the 'How To' comments.
    Still this thread now points to your excellent how to.....
    All's well that ends well....lol

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