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Old 11-15-2009, 03:17 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Oils for pretty much anything (engines, trannies, etc) are specifically chosen for their mechanical properties. If you mess with them, you never know what will happen, but chances are they won't be good. Leave stuff like that up to engineers that know what they are doing.
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