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Postby eieio » Sat Nov 26, 2011 9:13 pm

axlesup wrote:i bought a case of j matic off of amazon(best price i could find). i was going to unhook the line for the tranny cooler at the radiator. then hook a bit of hose to the end of that line and run it down into a bucket or whatever to catch the old fluid. then thread a barb into the radiator fitting hook another hose to that one and drop it into the new jmatic fluid. this way you can use the transmission to pump out the old fluid and suck in the new. once the fluid coming out of the tranny is the same color as the new stuff going in you know your good!
.......a good opportunity to do the internal cooler by-pass also :wink:


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Postby Spamcan » Sat Dec 03, 2011 9:23 pm

Thanks axelsup. I did a do a drain/fill of just the tranny, but that was only @ 4 quarts. Let us know how yours went, sounds like a sound plan. I'll probably do the cooler bypass then too (as eieio stated).

I keep seeing Chocmo, that good huh? Thanks for the welcome too!


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