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This has the risk (albeit a small one) of making your transmission quit on you. Changing the fluids won't damage anything per se, but since the trans has 200k+ miles on it with no documentation on it ever having been serviced, the internals may be worn out and the only thing keeping it running may be the filth. Kind of like when you buy an old car where the ...


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Poly bushings last longer, and the car will handle better. As previously noted, the ride will be a little stiffer. As far as burning out the rubber OEM bushings, that's usually what you have to do if you reuse the shells; normally the case with polyurethane. OEM rubber bushings come with new shells and the rubber is bonded to the shell. If you have to burn ...


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If this were my vehicle, I would change the transmission fluid and filter. There is a baseless school of thought, more like an "old wives tale" that you will just cause damage by changing the fluid in an automatic transmission. But that is just a myth! ATF is oil and oils break down over time, particles get into it from the mechanisms in the unit ...


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