Gearbox oil

Discussion in 'E36 M3 (1991-1999) and E30 M3 (1986-1990)' started by Albee, Mar 26, 2020.

  1. 26 Mar 2020 at 5:35 PM #1
    Albee

    Albee On the path

    Joined:
    Feb 15, 2015
    Messages:
    118
    Likes Received:
    10
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Location:
    Yateley
    What're you driving?:
    1996 E36 M3 Evo
    Colour Combo:
    Estoril blue/Grey hide
    Hi Guys!
    Just a quick question.
    Any ideas what oil to feed the gearbox on 96 M3 Evo? (manual)
    Thanx in advance
    AL
     
  2. 26 Mar 2020 at 7:56 PM #2
    thvdevel

    thvdevel Achieved official socks

    Joined:
    Mar 12, 2015
    Messages:
    618
    Likes Received:
    23
    Trophy Points:
    18
    What're you driving?:
    1997 M3
    Oil for automatic gearbox - ATF

    Castrol Transmax Dex III or Castrol Transmax Z (which is the fully synthetic version, I'm using this one)

    Edit: you need 2L
     
    Last edited: Mar 26, 2020
  3. 27 Mar 2020 at 5:09 AM #3
    harrypevo

    harrypevo Achieved official socks

    Joined:
    Mar 25, 2017
    Messages:
    1,913
    Likes Received:
    508
    Trophy Points:
    113
    What're you driving?:
    E30 m3, e36 m3, mk2 gti
    There should be a sticker somewhere on the side of the gearbox, usually orange.

    As far as I know, all 6speed manuals use atf as above though.
     

Users Who Are Viewing This Thread (Users: 0, Guests: 1)

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice