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Old 02-23-2004, 06:45 PM   #1
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Question front diff/tranny and rear diff using different oils

Would I have any problems changing the manunal tranny/front diff oil to synthetic (along with engine to Mobile 1) and NOT changing other oils/lubes like rear diff? (2004 WRX)
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Wrong forum. Why would you change the front and not the rear?
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Old 02-23-2004, 08:01 PM   #3
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I changed my rear diff (Redline 75w90) and engine (Mobil1 5w30) to synthetic, but balked at changing the tranny oil because so many people seem to have troubles with the synchros with synthetic oils.

My plan WAS to do Redline 75w90NS. Now I have 5 quarts of it mocking me.
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As long as they are in the right viscosity range for the application, you should be fine with different oils.
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