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grinding in reverse

Old 07-28-2006, 11:26 AM
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Angry grinding in reverse

Hi there, i'm new to the forums, and an old Toyota fan who just moved over to my very first Nissan. Its a 95 240sx se, and i'm currently trying to get it to run smoothly (it sat for a year)

Replaced fluids, new brake pads, new batt, and the tires were still good. The problem i'm having is that when I try to put it into reverse, there is a bad grinding problem. the previous owner stated that he put a new clutch in before he left for Portugal, and i'm thinking its that, and hoping its not the synchros. any ideas?

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Old 07-28-2006, 03:52 PM
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prolly synchros, my sr did it before and after clutch install...still does most of the time..
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Old 08-10-2006, 04:49 AM
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Could be the Fluid in the Tranny. Make sure you fill it with GL-4 Type fluid. My Personal favorite is 1 qt. BG Synchromesh for cold trans. problems, 1 qt. Motul for hot trans. problems, and Top off with Redline MTL. Smooth as Butter.
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my car grinds 1st and reverse when moving, have to be close to a dead stop to put it in 1st and same with reverse.
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i have the same problem. my friend told me that it most likely has something to do with the driveshaft driveshaft.
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Change fluid to Redline MT-90 fluid. It works great.
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Old 08-16-2006, 07:44 PM
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redline and royal purple are some of the best in the business...
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