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12 Pilot Transmission #4597568
12/07/17 10:35 PM
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leje0306 Offline OP
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Over 32k miles


Last edited by leje0306; 12/07/17 10:40 PM.
Re: 12 Pilot Transmission [Re: leje0306] #4597582
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Excellent report! I'm curious what type of driving you do? Percentage of highway versus city driving and are you a leadfoot? Honda transmissions seem to do well with DW-1.

Re: 12 Pilot Transmission [Re: leje0306] #4597594
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Next time run the fluid to 60k its ready


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Re: 12 Pilot Transmission [Re: leje0306] #4597666
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That seems like a lot of metal.

Makes me very Happy that I run a Baldwin BT839-10 on mine. (with lots of magnets inside)


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(Re:VOA)"it's nearly impossible to actually know the particular additives that are in there at what concentrations."
Re: 12 Pilot Transmission [Re: Kool1] #4597725
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Originally Posted By: Kool1
Excellent report! I'm curious what type of driving you do? Percentage of highway versus city driving and are you a leadfoot? Honda transmissions seem to do well with DW-1.


Fiance’s car. It gets driven about 11 miles one way to work each day. Lots of stoplights and traffic on these trips. It also gets long highway weekend trips on a frequent basis. Occasionally it tows a pair of jet skis.

She is not easy on it, but I wouldn’t go as far as lead foot.

Re: 12 Pilot Transmission [Re: leje0306] #4597761
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I use Valvoline Maxlife Atf in our CRV. Just as good as DW1.


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Re: 12 Pilot Transmission [Re: Linctex] #4598034
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Originally Posted By: Linctex
That seems like a lot of metal.

Makes me very Happy that I run a Baldwin BT839-10 on mine. (with lots of magnets inside)



Yeah! Lots of magnets in the tranny pan, or in/on your spin-on oil filter makes a difference!
So far I can't see the filter media making any difference since wear metals can be as small as
.1 micron up to 15 microns as normal wear! Spin-on filters are OK at particles 20 microns and up!

This PDF has good pics and you may want to up the magnets you use for better effect:

Spin-on tranny filters are similar to the eng oil spin-on filters mentioned:

FILTERMAG vs HOMEBREW
https://app.box.com/s/uxvu8dmscf5wcgftutdm0ejqwgn86tw7

Re: 12 Pilot Transmission [Re: leje0306] #4598043
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Originally Posted By: leje0306
Fiance’s car. It gets driven about 11 miles one way to work each day. Lots of stoplights and traffic on these trips. It also gets long highway weekend trips on a frequent basis. Occasionally it tows a pair of jet skis.

She is not easy on it, but I wouldn’t go as far as lead foot.


15k drain and fills would be a good idea with that unit. Which is what I recommend for V6 Hondas that are automatics. A 4cyl Honda auto can do 30k drain and fills easily. If the V6 auto saw mostly hwy miles then you could probably do 30k easily.


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