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#3266220 - 01/31/14 07:13 PM 2005 Toyota Corolla C59 - Redline MT-90
MD1032 Offline


Registered: 07/01/13
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Loc: NJ


Redline MT-90 was used as a replacement for the outgoing Redline MT-90, since it is well known that it eliminates a grind into 3rd gear in this vehicle when cold. I've been very happy with this gear lube.


Edited by MD1032 (01/31/14 07:15 PM)

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#3266333 - 01/31/14 09:35 PM Re: 2005 Toyota Corolla C59 - Redline MT-90 [Re: MD1032]
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Man that looks great!
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#3266472 - 02/01/14 02:29 AM Re: 2005 Toyota Corolla C59 - Redline MT-90 [Re: MD1032]
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MD1032,

How many quarts does your Toyota trans hold?

Glad to hear the Redline works well for you, I've used their trans fluids in the past with great success.
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#3267016 - 02/01/14 04:26 PM Re: 2005 Toyota Corolla C59 - Redline MT-90 [Re: MD1032]
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Hey cos,

It holds two quarts. I forgot to also copy Blackstone's description. They said that it looked good and not to worry about the low viscosity too much since no significant wear metals or contaminants showed up.

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#3267534 - 02/02/14 05:39 AM Re: 2005 Toyota Corolla C59 - Redline MT-90 [Re: MD1032]
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Registered: 07/15/06
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Loc: Magnolia, TX
Very impressive. What viscosity did this start with? I think this is supposed to be higher than MTL, but could be wrong.
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#3269467 - 02/03/14 06:45 PM Re: 2005 Toyota Corolla C59 - Redline MT-90 [Re: MD1032]
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Registered: 07/01/13
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Yes, it is 75W-90, the same as Toyota recommends.

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#3273192 - 02/06/14 10:34 PM Re: 2005 Toyota Corolla C59 - Redline MT-90 [Re: INDYMAC]
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Registered: 06/05/02
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Originally Posted By: INDYMAC
Very impressive. What viscosity did this start with? I think this is supposed to be higher than MTL, but could be wrong.


It starts out at about 15 cSt kinetic viscosity at 100C.

It "sheared-down" to 11.5 cSt (slightly below that of Redline's MT-85 offering), a loss of about 4 cSt.

Good wear readings for 54k.

If you ever have shifting problems in cold weather you could go down in viscosity to the Redline MT-85 without any loss in wear protection.


Edited by MolaKule (02/06/14 10:40 PM)
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