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Dazbot99

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Differential and Transmission oil for W116?
« on: 20 May 2017, 02:17 PM »
Hello all, what is the best diff and transmission oils to use in these w116's?

Mine is 280se 1977.

Thanks for any advice.

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Re: Differential and Transmission oil for W116?
« Reply #1 on: 20 May 2017, 09:27 PM »
As per the service manual for the diff you need Hypoid Oil SAE 90.  Not sure on manual transmission, I am sure other learned members will chime in.
Here is the Benz spec sheet 235.0 for Gear Oils:

https://bevo.mercedes-benz.com/bevolisten/235.0_en.html
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Re: Differential and Transmission oil for W116?
« Reply #2 on: 21 May 2017, 12:47 PM »
To my knowledge, manual transmission were to use Typa A Automatic transmission fluid. That's what the service manual says, but the only place I can find Type A ATF these days is at Exxnon service stations. 
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Re: Differential and Transmission oil for W116?
« Reply #3 on: 21 May 2017, 01:35 PM »
Fuchs Titan ATF 10 seems to be the one for manual trans.
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