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Old 03-11-2008, 07:49 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by tjts1 View Post
What about a RWD car with a separate differential case? BMW recommends ATF for my 5 speed manual gear box and 80w90 for the differential. Would it be crazy to try running synthetic ATF in the differential and the gearbox? In most FWD cars the ATF or transmission fluid lubricates both the gears and the differential. Thoughts?

Personally I would follow the BMW guidelines.
The FWD cars using ATF have diffs designed to run on it.

Cheers , Pete.
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