What gear oil do you put in a NV4500?

What gear oil do you put in a NV4500?

MTG 75W90 meets the API GL-4 and Chrysler/Dodge/Mopar MS-9070 specifications. This product is fully compatible with the carbon fiber synchro rings found in the New Venture NV4500 transmission.

Are NV4500 transmissions good?

The NV4500 transmission is considered to be the toughest and most reliable 5 speed manual transmission ever built. Robust and reliable, this 5 speed transmission was supplied in pickup trucks (up to 1 Ton) and is a popular replacement in older trucks with 4 speeds.

Does NV4500 have overdrive?

The NV4500 or New Venture Gear 4500 is a heavy-duty, manual shift, five-speed overdrive, longitudinally positioned transmission.

Can you use GL-5 gear oil instead of GL4?

No, the API GL5 rating does not supercede or cover the GL4 rating. It is important to follow the gearbox or diff manufacturers recommendations and use the correct GL rating.

What does GL-5 stand for?

A GL-5 grade oil has a very high rating for EP (Extreme Pressure) protection. EP gear oils contain additives that prevent metal surfaces from cold welding under the extreme pressure conditions found in situations where boundary lubrication prevails.

What does synchromesh oil do?

Valvoline Synchromesh MTF is the high-performance multi-vehicle manual transmission lubricant designed to meet the extreme demands of passenger cars equipped with manual transmission gearbox applications in certain General Motors and Chrysler vehicles with synchronizers.

How heavy is a NV4500?

Dry weight: 195 lbs. Max. GVW: 14,500 lbs.

What does GL-4 mean?

The designation API GL-4 denotes lubricants intended for axles with spiral bevel gears operating under moderate to severe conditions of speed and load, or axles with hypoid gears operating under moderate conditions of speed and load.

What kind of transmission does a NV4500 have?

The NV4500 transmission was manufactured by New Venture Gear in late 1992 for Dodge and Chevrolet pickup trucks. When New Venture gear built this transmission they used the carbon fiber synchronizers which required the use of Synchromesh.

Is there an equivalent gear Lube for the NV4500?

the NV4500 is splash lubricated. There is no oil pump or filter in this 75w90’s are created equal in that respect. industry and no one is sharing. There might be an equivalent gear lube new GL-4 “upgrade” category comes out. looked at even approaches it in rheological terms.

What’s the Dodge NV4500 oil part number?

The Dodge part number for the same oil is 4874459 Use of ANY other oil in the NV4500 will lead to failure and also voids any chance of a warranty claim. We have this lubricant available.

What is the difference between GL4 and NV4500?

NV4500 a 5 speed manual transmission. than a typical GL-5 lube. I say usually because it is only a rule of thumb and not a specification. Typical GL-4 applications are manual the ubiquitous New Venture Gear 5 speed manual transmission (NV4500). components are used in the construction of the synchronizers. EP