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Old 08-19-2015, 08:56 PM   #1
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What oil are you using?

Looking to upgrade all the fluids in my 2014 Gt Trac Pack. First engine oil change done at the dealer and the used Amalie 5/50. The engine was nice and quiet. Next one was done with the Ford 5/50 full synthetic and have noticed the random tick. Next the transmission. I was convinced that the BG fluid was a better fluid so I changed it. I think the trains was nothchy and actually worsened. So I just went back to Ford Dual Clutch fluid and added 2 additives and tranny feels good. Rear end fluid Ford stuff. I'm due for oil change so I'm just looking for some feedback. Thanks.


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Do you track race your GT meaning auto cross which is the purpose of the Trac Pak?

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No track other than an occasional track day or drag strip. I just drive it hard whenever I get in it. Fl heat is also a point to consider.


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No track other than an occasional track day or drag strip. I just drive it hard whenever I get in it. Fl heat is also a point to consider.


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Fl does get a but toasty. Lol. Hopefully either Rap or Grabber 5.0 will join in on this one. I have seen similar topics on this about the oil weight 5W50 for the trac pack.

The trac pack Gt and non trac pak Gt both have the identical engine and tight engine specs. The non trac pak is recommend oil weight of 5W 20. The Boss also gets 5W50 weight but like the Boss its designed to be a track car and if someone doesn't auto cross track race it, I can't see the need for 5W50.

Ford assumes that people who buy the trac pack are people who are going to auto cross track race. Since you don't auto cross track race, I can't see why you would use 5W50.

Just use a good quality 5W30 synthetic oil weight and you should be good to go. I would recommend either using, Mobil One Extended Performance (gold cap), Amsoil, Royal Purple or Redline.

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I use Rotella T6 5W-40 in everything. My truck and my wife's car because both are in the 120k range and the Mustang is getting it because centrifugal blowers beat the **** out of engine oil and Rotella is designed for that sort of thing.


Also, check Amazon for buying oil, especially if you have Prime. Wal-Mart oil prices (cheapest brick and mortar to buy oil by far) but without having to deal with the soul destroying experience that is going to Wal-Mart.
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I used the t6 in my SHO and it definitely worked great quieting down the little valve train noises. I am a fan of staying with the 5W50 as I have always hated the thought of running the 5W20 in my old '11 GT. it's like running tap water


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The mega thin oils are recommended for CAFE reasons only. 30 weight oil is plenty thin for even the tightest tolerances and not sure who in the hell thinks running 20 weight is a good idea on a Coyote that can do 7k+ RPM...
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What oil are you using?

I agree ^ that's why I prefer the 5w50


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If I ever build an aluminum block 2V screamer that spins to the mid 7k range I may look into going to 50 weight myself but for a 5800rpm shift point... lol no need.
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Coyote spins to 7k so I guess 50 is justified


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^ with the ability to go over 8.


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Coyote spins to 7k so I guess 50 is justified


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Anyone have input for fluid for the MT82 and the rear end? Id prefer same brand for all 3. Looking for full synthetic fluids with extended interval if possible.


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Amsoil in the trans, mobil 1 in the diff. Don't overthink it.
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Which Amsoil in tranny?


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I was looking on the Amsoil website and they actually put out a message saying they no longer have a replacement or recommendation for mt82 compatible fluid since the recommended oil is now the dual clutch fluid


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