Manual Transmission Fluids (MTF or “gear oils”) are special lubricants which are used in manual transmissions, which are still the most popular type of transmission found in vehicles in the UK. Unlike automatic transmissions, manual transmission have to cope with the input forces from the driver during changing gear, and we’re all guilty of the occasional grind!
The quality of the Manual Transmission Fluid in your gearbox is fundamental to transmission function and longevity. Using the wrong oil in your gearbox can lead to selection problems, vibration, whining noises and sluggish function. Despite this, some garages put GL5 oils in all manual gearboxes regardless of the manufacturer’s specifications. If you don’t trust the quality of the product they’re using, buy the correct product from RAVENOL and make sure your mechanic uses it.
RAVENOL’s high performance Manual Transmission Fluids have been specially designed for optimum power delivery and smooth transmission operation, allowing for quicker gear selection changes, quieter running and improved fuel consumption. Our products are used and recommended by leading transmission specialists such as Bristol Transmissions.
Trade Discounts available for bona-fide resellers and workshops - call us on 01686 650640 for details.
RAVENOL AWD-H FLUID is a special high-performance product engineered for use in Haldex's Allrad, Quattro and 4motion powertrains and is suitable for use with all-wheel drive powertrains with Haldex couplings in AUDI, VOLKSWAGEN, SEAT, SKODA, VAUXHALL, LANDROVER and VOLVO vehicles.
RAVENOL ATF Dexron II D is a blend of highly refined base oils and additive treatments to produce a high quality fluid for vehicles requiring a transmission fluid of this specification. Also suitable for some manual gearboxes and power steering systems.
RAVENOL ATF DEXRON III H is a universal automatic transmission fluid for all automatic transmissions, with and without controlled torque converter lockup clutch. Also suitable for some manual gearboxes and power steering systems.
Allison C4, Allison TES-389, Dexron III H
ZF TE-ML 04D, ZF TE-ML 14B, ZF TE-ML 16L,
ZF TE-ML 20B, ZF TE-ML 05L, ZF TE-ML 17C
Voith 55.6336.3x Extended Drain (G1363),
Allison C4-33072010 (ATF III H), Allison TES-389 AA-33072010 (ATF III H)
RAVENOL DGL SAE 75W-85 GL-5 LS hasbeen developed to the meet increased loads of modern, high performance transmissions and is especially suited for applications requiring "limited slip" (LS) properties.
API GL-5 + LS (Limited Slip), MIL-L-2105D
Toyota 08885-8081, Toyota JWS 2273
AC Delco 10-4032
BMW 83 22 2 239 982, BMW 83 22 2 295 532, BMW Hypoid Axle Oil G1
Chrysler ELSD Rear Axle
FIAT 9.55550 F426.E06, FIAT 9.55550-DA8, FIAT 9.55550-DA9
RAVENOL LS 75W-90 Diff oil is a semi synthetic Limited Slip Differential oil especially suitable for Historic Motorsport applications. Can also be used in non-synchro (dog) and sequential gearboxes. Not suitable for synchromesh or overdrive boxes.
RAVENOL LS 90 Mineral is a mineral hypoid transmission oil formulated for use where Limited Slip capabilities are required and meets the extremely stringent requirements for many differential gears and locking differentials. Suitable for use in Historic Motorsport.
RAVENOL MTF-1 SAE 75W-85 is designed to exceed the OEM requirements and specifications as listed below for a fuel efficient lubricant which combines outstanding performance at both hot and cold temperature extremes, even with extended oil change intervals.
RAVENOL MZG SAE 80W-90 GL-4 is recommended for the lubrication of all manual transmissions, differential gears and steering transmissions in vehicles for which EP transmission oil of an SAE 80w-90 is required by the manufacturer. Approved by ZF transmissions for the requirements as specified below.
RAVENOL PSA SAE 75W-80 Manual Transmission Fluid is a high-quality, semi-synthetic multi-grade gear oil with special extreme pressure properties. It is made using a special solvent refined base oil and has a special additive formula for outstanding wear protection and lubrication properties.
RAVENOL SLS 75W-140 GL 5 LS is a fully synthetic Limited Slip Differential oil especially suitable for highly stressed differentials and dog gear boxes. Ensures the best possible performance even in extreme conditions, making it ideal for motorsport, especially stage rally, applications.
RAVENOL STF Synchromesh Transmission Fluid is a fully synthetic transmission oil utilising special additives and inhibitors to ensure the trouble-free functioning of the transmission. It has been specially developed for manual transmissions and transfer cases from GM and Chrysler.
RAVENOL Transfer Fluid TF-0870 is a fully synthetic gear lubricant for the latest generation of electronically controlled active transfer boxes which ensures the correct functioning of the transfer box and optimum power transmission even under the highest loads.
Land Rover IYK500010
Nissan 999MP-TF0870P, KLD22-00001EU for Transfer Case ATX90A
Porsche 000-043-301-36/ Porsche 00004330136 for Cayenne Transfer Case
Volkswagen VW G052515A2 for Transfer Case 0AD and 0BV for Touareg and Audi Q7
Volkswagen VW G052536A2 for 0BU for Touareg, Amarok and Audi Q7
Volkswagen VW G052533A2 for Transfer Case 0C7 for Amarok
BMW DTF-1 83222409710, BMW 83220306816, BMW 83220397244 for Transfer Case xDrive
RAVENOL VSG 75W-90 is a fully synthetic transmission oil suitable for use in high performance and motorsport applications.
Mercedes-Benz MB 235.8, MB 235.11
MAN 342 Typ S-1
ZF TE-ML 12B, ZF TE-ML 16F, ZF TE-ML 17B
SCANIA STO 1:0
DAF LKW (for extended drain intervals)
Volvo 97312 / 97315
BOT 328, BOT 130M, BOT 720
BMW 83229407768, BMW OSP, BMW SAF-XO
Land Rover TYK500010
Ford WSD-M2C200-C, Ford 1045737,
Ford 5021033 for Ford-Gearboxes IB5, B5, MTX75, GM5, MT285/6, MMT6/6, MT75, R15M-D, R15MX-D, MT82
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RAVENOL Manual Transmission Fluid specifications:
Lubrication, shear stability of the lubricant, reliable wear protection for transmission components and gaskets, antifoaming, temperature control, corrosion protection, load carrying capacity, prevention of pitting, dispersing power, insensitivity to seals, insensitivity to metals, miscibility with other lubricants.
Switching and synchronization behaviour.
Prevention of noise while idling and operation, low noise operation at high and low temperatures, speeds and loads.
A means of extending service intervals of increasing demands on the lubricants, the oils, i.e. consistent functionality over the duration of use, high thermal and oxidative stability for long applicability and optimal conditions for reducing friction energy losses.
Excellent cold start characteristics. Wear-free starting behaviour at low temperatures.