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1999 CHEVROLET TRUCKS SILVERADO 1500 PICKUP 5.3L 8-cyl Engine Code [T]   
 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)

     Above 0 F......10W-30
     All TEMPS......5W-30 [1]
Manual Transmission,NV3500/MG5......GLS [2]
     All TEMPS......
         Synthetic Synchromesh Transmission Fluid (5W-30) (MTFQT)
Automatic Transmission,4L60-E......AF6 [3]
         Signature Series Fuel-Efficient Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATL) (ATLQT)
         OE Fuel-Efficient Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid (OTLQT)
Standard Differential, Rear 8.6 RG AA GMT 800......GL-5
     All TEMPS......75W-90 [4] [5]
         SEVERE GEAR 75W-90 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVGQT)
Standard Differential, Rear 8.6 RG AA GMT 400......GL-5
     All TEMPS......80W-90 [6] [7]
         SEVERE GEAR 75W-90 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVGQT)
Standard Differential, Rear 8.5 RG AA GMT 800......GL-5
     All TEMPS......75W-90 [4] [5]
         SEVERE GEAR 75W-90 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVGQT)
Standard Differential, Rear 9.5 RG AA GMT 800......GL-5
     All TEMPS......75W-90 [4] [5]
         SEVERE GEAR 75W-90 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVGQT)
Limited Slip Differential, Rear 10.5 RG AA GMT 400......GL-5*
     All TEMPS......80W-90 [6] [7]
         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 10.5 RG AA GMT 400......GL-5
     All TEMPS......80W-90 [6] [7]
         SEVERE GEAR 75W-90 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVGQT)
Standard Differential, Rear 11 RG Dana GMT 400......GL-5
     All TEMPS......80W-90 [6] [7]
         SEVERE GEAR 75W-90 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVGQT)
Standard Differential, Rear 11 RG Dana GMT 800......GL-5
     All TEMPS......75W-90 [4] [5]
         SEVERE GEAR 75W-90 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVGQT)
Standard Differential, Rear 10.5 RG AA GMT 800......GL-5
     All TEMPS......75W-90 [4] [5]
         SEVERE GEAR 75W-90 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVGQT)
Limited Slip Differential, Rear 8.6 RG AA GMT 400......GL-5*
     All TEMPS......80W-90 [6] [7]
         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 9.5 RG AA GMT 400......GL-5
     All TEMPS......80W-90 [6] [7]
         SEVERE GEAR 75W-90 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVGQT)
Standard Differential, Rear 8.5 RG AA GMT 400......GL-5
     All TEMPS......80W-90 [6] [7]
         SEVERE GEAR 75W-90 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVGQT)
Limited Slip Differential, Rear 11 RG Dana GMT 400......GL-5*
     All TEMPS......80W-90 [6] [7]
         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 9.5 RG AA GMT 400......GL-5*
     All TEMPS......80W-90 [6] [7]
         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 8.5 RG AA GMT 400......GL-5*
     All TEMPS......80W-90 [6] [7]
         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)
Differential, Front......GL-5
     All TEMPS......80W-90 [8]
         SEVERE GEAR 75W-90 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVGQT)
Transfer Case,NVG 261......GLS [9]
         Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF) (ATFQT)
         OE Multi-Vehicle Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid (OTFQT)
         Torque-Drive Synthetic Transmission Fluid (ATD1G)
Transfer Case,NVG 246......SLF [10]
         No AMSOIL Product Recommendation
Fluids
     Clutch Fluid......HB
         AMSOIL Brake Fluid DOT-3 (BF3SN) [11]
     Brake Fluid......HB
         AMSOIL Brake Fluid DOT-3 (BF3SN) [11]
     Power Steering Fluid......PS
         Power Steering Fluid (PSFCN) [12]
[1] SAE 5W-30 is preferred.
[2] GM P/N 12345349 or equivalent.
[3] This specification has been updated from Dexron II or III to
Dexron VI per a Technical Service Bulletin from the
manufacturer
[4] Synthetic lubricant, GM part no. 12378261,
or equivalent product formulated to meet
GM specification 9986115.
[5] Do not use limited slip additive.
[6] Manufacturer recommends GM part no. 1052271 or equivalent
[7] Do not use synthetic lubricant in axles using RTV sealant.
American Axle has only approved the use of Synthetic GM P/N
12378261 as follows: All 8.6" rear axles.All 9.5" rear axles
built before mid-FEB 1998 are not compatible, after mid-FEB
1998 are compatible.All 10.5 inch rear axles built prior to
March 3, 1999 are compatible if axle shaft hub RTV sealer
is replaced with GM gasket P/N 327739.
[8] In cold climates when excessive shift effort is required to
shift into 4WD GM part no. 12345836 or equivalent
may be used in front differential.
[9] GM recommends Part No. 88861800 (Canada 88861801)
or equivalent for manual transmission, transfer
case applications.
[10] GM part no. 12378508 (U.S.), 10953626 (CAN)
[11] Hydraulic Brake Fluid, DOT 3 P/N 12377967, Spec. 9986121
[12] GM P/N 1052884, Spec 9985010
 FILTERS:
Oil Filter 25,000-Mile Ea Oil Filter (EAO64) [1]
Oil Filter WIX 51522 Oil Filter
Air Filter Absolute Efficiency Air Filter (EAA123) [2] [3]
Air Filter WIX 42488 Air Filter [4]
Air Filter WIX 42487 Air Filter [5]
Cabin Air Filter WIX 24805 Cabin Air Filter [6]
Transmission Filter WIX 58904 Trans Filter [7]
Transmission Filter WIX 58847 Auto Tran Filter [8]
Transmission Filter WIX 58608 Auto Tran Filter [9]
[1] Replaces the EaO30, which will still work for this vehicle
[2] Heavy duty service.
[3] Standard Service.
[4] Heavy Duty Version
[5] Light Duty Version
[6] Not all models may be outfitted with a cabin air filter. Please verify before ordering.
[7] 4L60E - Shallow Pan
[8] 4L60E - Deep Pan
[9] 4L80E
 NGK PLUGS AND WIRESETS:
GPSERIESPLUGTR5GP
IXIRIDIUMPLUGTR5IX
PREMIUMIRIDIUMPLUGIZTR5B-11
PREMIUMPLATINUMPLUGPTR5D-10
VPOWERPLUGTR5
WIRESETWIRESETRC-GMX091 [1]
[1] 10.5 leads
 WIPER BLADES:
Blade ClassDriverPassenger
ExactFit T221  T221 
NeoForm T16220  T16220 
Winter T37225  T37225 
 CHASSIS LUBRICATION:
4WD
      11 Fittings, 0 Plugs..........LB
         Synthetic Multi Purpose #2 (GLC3P)
         Synthetic Water Resistant #2 (GWR3P)
         DOMINATOR Synthetic Racing Grease NLGI#2 GC/LB (GRGCR)
RWD
      6 Fittings, 0 Plugs..........LB
         Synthetic Multi Purpose #2 (GLC3P)
         Synthetic Water Resistant #2 (GWR3P)
         DOMINATOR Synthetic Racing Grease NLGI#2 GC/LB (GRGCR)
 CAPACITIES:
Engine, with filter..........6 quarts [1]
Cooling System, W/AC Initial Fill..........15 quarts
AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
Cooling System, Without AC Initial Fill..........13.9 quarts
AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
Automatic Transmission, 4L60-E Initial Fill..........5 quarts
Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
   4 speed 4L60-E..........11.2 quarts
Manual Transmission, NV3500/MG5..........4.2 pints [2]
Differential, 8.6 RingGear AA GMT 8 Rear..........4.2 pints
Differential, 9.5 RingGear AA GMT 8 Rear..........5.5 pints
Differential, 8.5 RingGear AA GMT 4 Rear..........4.2 pints
Differential, 8.6 RingGear AA GMT 4 Rear..........4.2 pints
Differential, 9.5 RingGear AA GMT 4 Rear..........5.5 pints
Differential, 10.5 RingGear AA GMT Rear..........6.3 pints
Differential, 11 RingGear Dana GMT Rear..........8.5 pints
Differential, 8.5 RingGear AA GMT 8 Rear..........4.2 pints
Differential, Front..........3.6 pints
Differential, 10.5 RingGear AA GMT Rear..........6.3 pints
Differential, 11 RingGear Dana GMT Rear..........8.5 pints
Transfer Case, NVG 246..........4 pints
Transfer Case, NVG 261..........4.6 pints
[1] After refill check oil level.
[2] Approximate, fill until level with bottom of fill plug.
 TORQUES:
   Oil Drain Plug.....18 ft/lbs
   Manual Transmission NV3500
     Fill Plug 44 ft/lbs
     Drain Plug 44 ft/lbs
   Manual Transmission NV4500 Hex Head
     Fill Plug NA ft/lbs
     Drain Plug 27 ft/lbs
   Manual Transmission NV4500 SQH
     Fill Plug 30 ft/lbs
     Drain Plug 30 ft/lbs
   Transfer Case NV246
     Fill Plug 15 ft/lbs
     Drain Plug 15 ft/lbs

   Transfer Case NVG 261
     Fill Plug 18 ft/lbs
     Drain Plug 18 ft/lbs

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