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Old 10-30-2005, 03:01   #1 (permalink)
Idris
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Gear box identification?

How can I tell which gearbov I have fitted in my V8 110 CSW 1989? Suspect
its either the LT85 or the LT85 light weight. I am led to believe these run
on engine oil but the oil in there smells like gear oil.

Gerald


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Old 10-30-2005, 08:01   #2 (permalink)
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"Idris" <Idris@daviesrus.f2s.com> wrote in message
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> How can I tell which gearbov I have fitted in my V8 110 CSW 1989? Suspect
> its either the LT85 or the LT85 light weight. I am led to believe these

run
> on engine oil but the oil in there smells like gear oil.
>
> Gerald


Check the serial number the LT85 lightweight should have the prefix 22C
fitted from vin number salld hav 8ba 298614 earlier vin and its likely to
be the heavy weight version
Derek


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Old 11-01-2005, 17:01   #3 (permalink)
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"Idris" <Idris@daviesrus.f2s.com> wrote in message
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> How can I tell which gearbov I have fitted in my V8 110 CSW 1989? Suspect
> its either the LT85 or the LT85 light weight. I am led to believe these
> run
> on engine oil but the oil in there smells like gear oil.
>
> Gerald
>
>


Hi Gerald

I have the LT85 20C heavyweight version in mine and run it on 15W50 engine
oil.
I wouldn't run it on thick gear oil (e.g. EP90) though, the gearshifts will
be too tough when cold and i've heard EP90 can strip the oil plastic pump on
very cold days as the oil is too thick.

Tom
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Old 11-01-2005, 17:01   #4 (permalink)
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"Tom Gilmour" <tom@nospam.com> wrote in message
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>
> "Idris" <Idris@daviesrus.f2s.com> wrote in message
> news:dk26d5$tvp$1@news.freedom2surf.net...
> > How can I tell which gearbov I have fitted in my V8 110 CSW 1989?

Suspect
> > its either the LT85 or the LT85 light weight. I am led to believe these
> > run
> > on engine oil but the oil in there smells like gear oil.
> >
> > Gerald
> >
> >

>
> Hi Gerald
>
> I have the LT85 20C heavyweight version in mine and run it on 15W50 engine
> oil.
> I wouldn't run it on thick gear oil (e.g. EP90) though, the gearshifts

will
> be too tough when cold and i've heard EP90 can strip the oil plastic pump

on
> very cold days as the oil is too thick.
>
> Tom
> 4.6 V8 90
>
>

Thanks, I now think mines the LT85 light weight, its got 22C on it, does the
same follow about the type of oil?

Gerald


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Old 11-02-2005, 03:01   #5 (permalink)
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Re: Gear box identification?

On or around Tue, 1 Nov 2005 21:17:18 -0000, "Idris"
<Idris@daviesrus.f2s.com> enlightened us thusly:

>>

>Thanks, I now think mines the LT85 light weight, its got 22C on it, does the
>same follow about the type of oil?


I thought all LT85s ran on engine oil?

LT77s and R380s run on ATF, which is also not gear oil.
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Old 11-02-2005, 12:01   #6 (permalink)
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"Austin Shackles" <austinNOSPAM@ddol-las.net> wrote in message
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> On or around Tue, 1 Nov 2005 21:17:18 -0000, "Idris"
> <Idris@daviesrus.f2s.com> enlightened us thusly:
>
> >>

> >Thanks, I now think mines the LT85 light weight, its got 22C on it, does

the
> >same follow about the type of oil?

>
> I thought all LT85s ran on engine oil?
>
> LT77s and R380s run on ATF, which is also not gear oil.
> --
> Austin Shackles. www.ddol-las.net my opinions are just that
> Soon shall thy arm, unconquered steam! afar Drag the slow barge, or
> drive the rapid car; Or on wide-waving wings expanded bear the
> flying chariot through the field of air.- Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802)


Thanks , engine oil it is then.

Regards

Gerald


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