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1981 FORD TRUCKS E100 VAN 5.8L 8-cyl Engine Code [G]   
 LUBRICANTS & FLUIDS:
Engine Oil
     Grade 1......API*

Maximum Performance SAE 5W-30 Signature Series 100% Synthetic Motor Oil (ASLQT) SAE 5W-30 Signature Series 100% Synthetic Motor Oil (ASLQT)

Performance Plus XL 5W-30 Synthetic Motor Oil (XLFQT) XL 5W-30 Synthetic Motor Oil (XLFQT)

Performance OE 5W30 Synthetic Motor Oil (OEFQT) OE 5W30 Synthetic Motor Oil (OEFQT)

     All TEMPS......5W-30
Manual Transmission,4-SPD Others......EP
     All TEMPS......80W [1]
         No AMSOIL Product Recommendation
Manual Transmission,NP435 (4-SPD)......EP
     All TEMPS......80W [1]
         No AMSOIL Product Recommendation
Manual Transmission,3-SPD......EP
     All TEMPS......80W [1]
         No AMSOIL Product Recommendation
Automatic Transmission,C6......MA5 [2]
         Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF) (ATFQT)
         OE Multi-Vehicle Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid (OTFQT)
         Torque-Drive Synthetic Transmission Fluid (ATD1G)
Standard Differential, Rear Dana 70 HD......GL-5
     All TEMPS......80W-90
         SEVERE GEAR 75W-90 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVGQT)
         75W-90 Synthetic Long Life Gear Lube (FGRQT)
         SEVERE GEAR 75W-110 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVTQT)
         SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLQT)
Standard Differential, Rear W/ 8.8 or 9 RG......GL-5
     All TEMPS......80W-90
         SEVERE GEAR 75W-90 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVGQT)
         75W-90 Synthetic Long Life Gear Lube (FGRQT)
         SEVERE GEAR 75W-110 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVTQT)
         SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLQT)
Limited Slip Differential, Rear W/ 8.8 or 9 RG......GL-5*
     All TEMPS......80W-90 [3]
         SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLQT)
         SEVERE GEAR 75W-90 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVGQT)
         75W-90 Synthetic Long Life Gear Lube (FGRQT)
         SEVERE GEAR 75W-110 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVTQT)
Limited Slip Differential, Rear Dana 70-2U......GL-5*
     All TEMPS......80W-90 [3]
         SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLQT)
         SEVERE GEAR 75W-90 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVGQT)
         75W-90 Synthetic Long Life Gear Lube (FGRQT)
         SEVERE GEAR 75W-110 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVTQT)
Limited Slip Differential, Rear Dana 70 HD......GL-5*
     All TEMPS......80W-90 [3]
         SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLQT)
         SEVERE GEAR 75W-90 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVGQT)
         75W-90 Synthetic Long Life Gear Lube (FGRQT)
         SEVERE GEAR 75W-110 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVTQT)
Standard Differential, Rear Dana 60......GL-5
     All TEMPS......80W-90
         SEVERE GEAR 75W-90 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVGQT)
         75W-90 Synthetic Long Life Gear Lube (FGRQT)
         SEVERE GEAR 75W-110 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVTQT)
         SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLQT)
Limited Slip Differential, Rear Dana 60......GL-5*
     All TEMPS......80W-90 [3]
         SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLQT)
         SEVERE GEAR 75W-90 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVGQT)
         75W-90 Synthetic Long Life Gear Lube (FGRQT)
         SEVERE GEAR 75W-110 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVTQT)
Standard Differential, Rear Dana 70-2U......GL-5
     All TEMPS......80W-90
         SEVERE GEAR 75W-90 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVGQT)
         75W-90 Synthetic Long Life Gear Lube (FGRQT)
         SEVERE GEAR 75W-110 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVTQT)
         SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLQT)
Fluids
     Brake Fluid......HB
         AMSOIL Brake Fluid DOT-3 (BF3SN) [4]
     Power Steering Fluid......FA
         Synthetic Supershift Racing Transmission Fluid SAE 10W (ARTQT) [5]
[1] EP is Extreme Pressure Gear Oil Ford Specification
M2C83C
[2] This specification has been updated from Mercon to
Mercon V per TSB 06-14-4
[3] Limited Slip Identification: Letter & number
on plate on door lock pillar. (Models W/ Traction-Lok Rear
Axle Add 4 oz of friction modifier part no. C8AZ-19B546A
(EST-M2C118-A) or equivalent)
[4] Hydraulic Brake Fluid, DOT 3
P/N PM-1, Ford Spec. WSS-M6C92-A
[5] Automatic Transmission Fluid, Type-F
 FILTERS:
 NGK PLUGS AND WIRESETS:
GPSERIESPLUGUR4GP
IXIRIDIUMPLUGUR4IX
VPOWERPLUGUR4
WIRESETWIRESETRC-FDZ022 [1]
[1] W Engine
 WIPER BLADES:
Blade ClassDriverPassenger
ExactFit T202  [1]  
ExactFit T201  [1]  
ExactFit T181  [2]  
ExactFit T182  [2] T202 [1]
ExactFit   T201 [1]
ExactFit   T181 [2]
ExactFit   T182 [2]
NeoForm T16190  [1]  
NeoForm T16180  [2] T16190 [1]
NeoForm   T16180 [2]
Winter T37190  [1]  
Winter T37180  [2] T37190 [1]
Winter   T37180 [2]
[1] Early
[2] Late
 CHASSIS LUBRICATION:
      4-11 Fittings, 0 Plugs..........LM
 CAPACITIES:
Engine, with filter..........6 quarts [1]
Cooling System, With AC Initial Fill..........22.2 quarts
AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
Automatic Transmission, C6 Initial Fill..........5.9 quarts
Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
   3 speed C6..........11.8 quarts
Manual Transmission, 3-SPD..........3.6 pints
Manual Transmission, 4-SPD Others..........4.4 pints
Manual Transmission, NP435 (4-SPD)..........7 pints
Differential, Dana 60 Rear..........7 pints
Differential, Dana 70-2U Rear..........6.6 pints
Differential, Dana 70 HD Rear..........5.9 pints
Differential, With 8.8 or 9 RingGear Rear..........6.3 pints
[1] When refilling, remove dipstick to provide adequate venting
and allow oil to flow into crankcase. After refill, check
oil level. Top off to proper level as needed.
 TORQUES:
   Oil Drain Plug.....15-25 ft/lbs
 OTHER TOP QUALITY PRODUCTS: