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#3262596 - 01/28/14 12:03 PM Castrol Transmax Full synthetic ?
silveraero Offline


Registered: 11/24/07
Posts: 1
Loc: TN

Anyone have firsthand experience with/insight into the Full Synthetic Transmax ATF Multi vehicle formulation from Castrol? (It's the 1st ATF listed at the following website.

http://www.castrol.com/castrol/sectiongenericarticle.do?categoryId=9047478&contentId=7081186

It looks to be a newer ATF and I cannot even find it for sale online. Autozone is the only retailer I could find but is OOS around me. Looking closely, most of the other Castrol ATF fluids do not mention being synthetic with the exception of the ATF+4, VI (blend) and this newer fully synthetic one.

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#3262632 - 01/28/14 12:45 PM Re: Castrol Transmax Full synthetic ? [Re: silveraero]
mercuryblues Offline


Registered: 01/06/10
Posts: 379
Loc: Southern NH, Boston MA region
In fact, this was discussed back in October. Here's the link to that discussion as I think it will give you the info you need...

http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=3146072


Edited by mercuryblues (01/28/14 12:47 PM)
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#3262957 - 01/28/14 06:10 PM Re: Castrol Transmax Full synthetic ? [Re: silveraero]
tommygunn Offline


Registered: 01/27/11
Posts: 3007
Loc: usa
Welcome to BITOG!

Transmax Synthetic, and the ATF+4 are synthetic; all their other ATF's are syn blends.

Unfortunately, the full synthetic is rather expensive. You're better off just using Maxlife, which is also a full syn now.

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