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Hi guys,
I have installed a TCP rack and pinion. The instructions state that the fluid must be petroleum based and not synthetic and with no leak additives.
They state.
Pe to sin or NAPA but can't locate any.
So does anyone know a powersteering fluid that is petroleum based.
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DX3 is mineral based.


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Nuts wrote
DX3 is mineral based.

Is mineral based, the same as petroleum based????


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Yes mate.


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Nuts wrote
Yes mate.


Bugger, I've got shit loads of mineral power steering fluid. I spoke to Pe rite and she said she has never heard of petroleum based oil, on synthetic and mineral..
Well thanks nuts, you learn some thing new every day..
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Mineral sorta means it comes from the ground..


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I've been using this Castrol hydraulic oil in power steering for years (recommended by the guys who rebuild racks and pumps for me)
www.castrol.com/en_au/...s-80w.html

If you download the 2016 data sheet from the link below, it does mention petroleum (if only a small amount) in the Composition and Ingredients table.

msdspds.castrol.com/ms...amp;cols=0

It's oil based, not synthetic, so should do the job.


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Dexron with be fine


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Shaunp wrote
Dexron with be fine

Sweet 😀


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