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Old 10-04-2011, 04:46 AM
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This recent thread by Fudman has a lot of current ZF5HP19 slushbox ATF information:
- E39 (1997 - 2003) > ESSO ATF Alternatives Update

So I'll update the BMW E39 glovebox printout with the following recommendations ...

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Originally Posted by Fudman View Post
ESSO LT71141 is a bit expensive ($18+/qt) so I am considering ATF alternatives. ...Valvoline Maxlife ATF cautions against use in BMWs...Mobil 1 synthetic ...Royal Purple ...

... is Valvoline Maxlife ATF still considered a viable substitute for ESSO ATF?...Is Mobil 1 Synthetic ATF still considered a viable substitute
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Originally Posted by dvsgene View Post
I've used Castrol Import and it runs great.... Still meets Lt71141 specs.
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Originally Posted by doru View Post
Amsoil seems to be OK too. Here's the spec sheet
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Originally Posted by Fudman View Post
Castrol meets LT71141 and is only $6.29/qt
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Originally Posted by rdl View Post
Mobil Super Multivehicle ATF sold in Canada claims LT71141 compatibility
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Originally Posted by POof540i View Post
I recently used Pentosin ATF with good results.
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