Originally Posted by sleepinggt
according to Royal Purple
Royal Purple MAX ATF is perfectly fine to use in place of Mercon V, it contains all of the additives that are used in the production of Mercon V, the only reason that it does not have an official Mercon V rating is because royal purple uses a higher quality base stock which is not the "Ford approved" even though it is higher quality than the base stock specified by ford
this is what i was told on the phone today by a royal purple tech rep
and i was also told something similar in an email from them this afternoon
Seriously listen to Darrin or DirtyDog, They are the Transmission gurus, you asked a question and got an answer. If you want to waste your tranny then go ahead and use your junk.
1995 Thunderbird LX: Vortech S-Trim(12psi), Forged PI 4.6, T-45, SCT Tune, Eibach Pro-kit, Magnaflow DI/DO Exhaust, 3.73 TL, and 17" Cobras
1995 Thunderbird SC: Bone Stock