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Old 08-24-2010, 02:32 PM
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Dealerships I believe will only have the lighter weight oils...Best to just head straight to a hobby store that sells RC cars and parts
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it's the oil that goes in the little shocks for the RC cars if they look at you funny when you ask.
Actually anything over 5000 would be used for diff fluid to create bias (viscous lock up) on an RC.
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Actually anything over 5000 would be used for diff fluid to create bias (viscous lock up) on an RC.
dang.

And here I thought I knew something.
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Old 08-24-2010, 09:28 PM
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I went to a place that was a remote control hobby shop called RC something. There is one in Highlands ranch and one in Aurora, maybe other locations
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Transmission fluid ! Whats your temps ? If your towing you might need a larger cooler. Or a secondary cooler. If your fluid is old and dirty you might want to consider changing it out with newer fluid. (Toyota only fluid) its claimed to be a lifetime fluid but if our putting your truck under "extreme" driving conditions . Ie. Towing and offloading, the fluid is no longer "lifetime" towing and offloading creates higher temps for the fluid. Which cause the clutches to slip more causing fluid break down. Which can intern lead to over heating cooling systems. Because the trans fluid is not dissipating the heat fast enough. Or the tranny is creating it to fast !
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Old 08-25-2010, 07:12 AM
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Your 80 does not have the life time tranny fluid, it is good old dexron III. As for your trans cooler, it does go into the raditor first and then to a secondary cooler(like a 20k size one).
You may want to use a infared temp sensor and see what the in and out temps on the radiator may be(you may well be under sized, Perfromance uses what is called a super single these days, it is only one row, big fat tubes, this may not be enough radiator). As well as the running temps on the tranny.
Did you check your engine timing, firing at the wrong times could have a effect on Temps(also may indicate some thing else is wrong).
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Dealerships I believe will only have the lighter weight oils...Best to just head straight to a hobby store that sells RC cars and parts
It figures that in order to make an 80 work right you have to buy stuff for it from a toy shop
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It figures that in order to make an 80 work right you have to buy stuff for it from a toy shop
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Went and got the fluid, Im gonna drain the clutch tonight and fill it up in the morning.

I'm not sure what the temps are on the trans since the scanguage wont show it. Ive never seen the light on the dash come on though. The trans fluid looks and smells fine but im no expert. I'll do an oil change in the next couple days.
Thanks for the help guys.
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Old 08-26-2010, 06:34 PM
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Ok filled the clutch up and flushed the trans per this thread http://forum.ih8mud.com/80-series-te...e-writeup.html.

Its running a lot cooler in town. I drove to Denver today for the first time with the new stuff on but still hit 215F (AC On) going up some hills. I haven't driven it up lee hill yet for comparison. What's too hot? I mean i've been thinking that 215-225 is warrant for stopping and 225-240F is when things start failing. Am i correct with those numbers?

Robbie, I don't know how to check the timing. I agree with you on the radiator, i think its a little small, Unfortunately i don't have the money to buy a Toyota rad. Do you think having the original all metal one re-cored is worth it? Anyone know what that costs? I'm running out of funds pretty quick.
On a positive note my trans shifts alot smoother
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