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has anyone DIY changing the diff, manual trans, and power steering oil before? for a 1zz corolla.

i just need to know where the drain holes, fill up holes and how to check fluid levels.

any thoughts on whats the best oil's to use for some spirited driving?

wil

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Hey mate,

Manual trans & differential oils is filld on the front of the driveshaft housing (24mm)as the drain plugs (24mm) are located in the rear :unsure: dont worry you'lle find it.

Power steering is simply filled in the reservoir

There are tonnes of threads in regards to 'what oils is best an all'

I personally use redline oils foo all my lubrication & hydraulics as these have proven very reliable to me when i raced,the gearbox n Diff uses the lightweight shockproof oil (Blue) which (I think) OE requests 75w90 & the shockproff is rated at 75w140 (this means it has a higher load rating)

Power steering fluid is normally Dexron 3 but I used the redline option because at the time I was buying this at cost & was well looked after.FYI a quart would cost around retail $26.00 so it is expensive but I believe in this product & its never let me down (touch wood) :unsure:

Hope this helps

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thanks mate, i'll have a look at it this week end, i'll let you know if i brake any thing :P

i got another track day coming up, just wanna prep my car abit.

where do you get redline products? repco? autobarn?

I worked for Coventrys for ten plus years thats where i got mine ,But the website shall tell you the stockists

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