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Old 01-08-2017, 11:42 AM   #225
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so as per my understanding as I've never done this before on any car is that i need 2.2L of motul 300 75w-90 for the transmission, and can I use the same stuff for the diff?
You can use the same gear oil in the differential in this car.

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so as per my understanding as I've never done this before on any car is that i need 2.2L of motul 300 75w-90 for the transmission, and can I use the same stuff for the diff?
Correct; you can just get 4 liters of the same fluid.
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I am feeling the exact same way with Motul 300. It feels the same if not a bit notchier particularly downshifting into 5th at highway speeds.
It's wierd, but after a week and a really hard session in the 'canyons' we call it (touge hehe) gearbox feels the same as before now. Not hard to shift in, but a little notchy. It appears the car needs a lot of rpm to shift well. Diff next.
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awesome thank you, i don't know how to use the thanks button bc i can't find it lol but I'm gonna get this fluid changed pronto since thats the case
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Thanks for that write-up! I did my tranny and diff oil changes along with my engine oil change yesterday. It was the first time I've done a tranny/diff service. I was shocked at how much debris came off on those drain plugs! I bought my BRZ used with 13k on the clock. I've taken it to 20k ,but I thought the fluids would have been changed before I took delivery of the car. I guess not! Glad I did it myself.

Though, I think I'll try those tricks of using a funnel and a hose to fill them, next time. I used a fluid transfer pump, and it was a flippin mess.

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