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#2406464 - 10/15/11 08:07 AM Massey Ferguson Permatran III
liberty Offline


Registered: 07/23/07
Posts: 63
Loc: ny
I am looking at an alternative to the OE fluid. Napa makes a premium Hyd fluid that says it exceeds permatran III specs. Some people on other forums say do not use it. I do no understand why? If it exceeds the specs than why not? Am i missing something?

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#2406470 - 10/15/11 08:15 AM Re: Massey Ferguson Permatran III [Re: liberty]
daman Offline


Registered: 09/23/06
Posts: 10903
Loc: Bad Axe, MI
IS the tractors spec listed on the pail?
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#2406526 - 10/15/11 09:36 AM Re: Massey Ferguson Permatran III [Re: daman]
liberty Offline


Registered: 07/23/07
Posts: 63
Loc: ny
Yes it is. However, many still say only use permatran III. Like I said, am I missing something?

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#2406537 - 10/15/11 09:44 AM Re: Massey Ferguson Permatran III [Re: liberty]
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Registered: 09/23/06
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Loc: Bad Axe, MI
If the spec is on the pail i don't see what the problem is,just like fords 134D spec it's on the pail it's good.

maybe they think the additive levels aren't up to pare?

is this just a standard AW 32,46 hyd oil or is it a UTF?
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#2406738 - 10/15/11 02:09 PM Re: Massey Ferguson Permatran III [Re: daman]
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Registered: 07/23/07
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It is for use in a HST

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#2413505 - 10/23/11 09:05 AM Re: Massey Ferguson Permatran III [Re: liberty]
liberty Offline


Registered: 07/23/07
Posts: 63
Loc: ny
What about Amsoil 5w30 hydraulic fluid ? it seems alot of people like it. If it is better than Permatran III I would like to use it. Looking for real world usage by anyone.

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#3030783 - 06/12/13 08:45 AM Re: Massey Ferguson Permatran III [Re: liberty]
Eskimo Offline


Registered: 04/25/13
Posts: 26
Loc: Central PA
What did you end up using?

I have to do the service on my Massey and need to buy fluid ASAP.

I was interested in the Amsoil 5w-30 hydraulic fluid too, but the only experience I have with it is in the hydraulic steering systems of off-road vehicles (using full-hydraulic steering) in extreme conditions, and it holds up well to heat.
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