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1999 CHEVROLET TRUCKS TAHOE 5.7L 8-cyl Engine Code [R]   
 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]
Automatic Transmission,4L80-E......AF6 [2]
         Signature Series Fuel-Efficient Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATL) (ATLQT)
         OE Fuel-Efficient Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid (OTLQT)
Automatic Transmission,4L60-E......AF6 [2]
         Signature Series Fuel-Efficient Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATL) (ATLQT)
         OE Fuel-Efficient Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid (OTLQT)
Standard Differential, Rear W/ 8.5, 8.625 RG......GL-5
     All TEMPS......80W-90 [3]
         SEVERE GEAR 75W-90 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVGQT)
Standard Differential, Rear W/ 9.5 RG......GL-5
     All TEMPS......80W-90 [3]
         SEVERE GEAR 75W-90 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVGQT)
Standard Differential, Front......GL-5
     All TEMPS......80W-90 [4] [3]
         SEVERE GEAR 75W-90 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVGQT)
Standard Differential, Rear W/ 11 RG Dana......GL-5
     All TEMPS......80W-90 [3]
         SEVERE GEAR 75W-90 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVGQT)
Standard Differential, Rear W/ 10.5 RG......GL-5
     All TEMPS......80W-90 [3]
         SEVERE GEAR 75W-90 Synthetic EP Lubricant (SVGQT)
Limited Slip Differential, Rear W/ 9.5 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 W/ 10.5 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 W/ 11 RG Dana......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 W/ 8.5, 8.625 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)
Transfer Case,NP241, NP243......GLS [5]
         Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF) (ATFQT)
         OE Multi-Vehicle Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid (OTFQT)
         Torque-Drive Synthetic Transmission Fluid (ATD1G)
Fluids
     Brake Fluid......HB
         AMSOIL Brake Fluid DOT-3 (BF3SN) [6]
     Power Steering Fluid......PS
         Power Steering Fluid (PSFCN) [7]
[1] SAE 5W-30 is preferred.
[2] This specification has been updated from Dexron II or III to
Dexron VI per a Technical Service Bulletin from the
manufacturer
[3] 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.
[4] 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.
[5] GM recommends Part No. 88861800 (Canada 88861801)
or equivalent for manual transmission, transfer
case applications.
[6] Hydraulic Brake Fluid, DOT 3 P/N 12377967, Spec. 9986121
[7] GM P/N 1052884, Spec 9985010
 FILTERS:
[1] RWD (DriveType)
[2] 4WD (DriveType)
[3] 2WD
[4] 4WD
[5] Heavy Duty Version
[6] Light Duty Version
[7] 4L60E - Shallow Pan
[8] 4L60E - Deep Pan
[9] 4L80E
 NGK PLUGS AND WIRESETS:
GPSERIESPLUGTR55GP
IXIRIDIUMPLUGTR55IX
PREMIUMIRIDIUMPLUGITR5F-13
PREMIUMPLATINUMPLUGPZTR5A-15
VPOWERPLUGTR5
WIRESETWIRESETRC-GMX072
 WIPER BLADES:
Blade ClassDriverPassengerRear
ExactFit T181  T181  T141 
ExactFit     T142 
NeoForm T16180  T16180   
Winter T37180  T37180  T37131 
 CHASSIS LUBRICATION:
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)
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)
 CAPACITIES:
Engine, W/ OOP, with filter..........5.9 quarts [1]
Engine, W/O OOP, with filter..........5 quarts [1]
Cooling System, With AC Initial Fill..........20.1 quarts
AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
Cooling System, Without AC Initial Fill..........17.4 quarts
AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
Automatic Transmission, 4L60-E Initial Fill..........5 quarts
Automatic Transmission, 4L80-E Initial Fill..........7.7 quarts
Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
   4 speed 4L80-E..........13.5 quarts
   4 speed 4L60-E..........11.2 quarts
Differential, Front..........3.6 pints
Differential, With 10.5 RingGear Rear..........6.3 pints
Differential, With 11 RingGear Dana Rear..........8.5 pints
Differential, With 8.5, 8.625 R Rear..........4.2 pints
Differential, With 9.5 RingGear Rear..........5.5 pints
Transfer Case, NP241, NP243..........4.4 pints [2]
[1] After refill check oil level.
[2] Identification: check tag on case.
 TORQUES:
   Oil Drain Plug.....18 ft/lbs
   Transfer Case NP241, 243
     Fill Plug 35 ft/lbs
     Drain Plug 35 ft/lbs

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