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How much is MTF94 in the UK?

Hard to find here.. had to order 12 liters (minimum order) trough a special dealer who had Texaco oils. Cost me €11.50 per ltr.

How much is the MTF94 in the UK as comparison?
(No, i wont order from the UK due to weight.. but would like to know).

At least i will have a supply of gearbox oil for some time

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Here you can only buy it in 2.5 litres or 25 litres, and it's about £30 for 2.5 litres.
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Genuine MTF-94 is £20.45 + VAT for a 5 litre tub from my local Land Rover dealer at the moment. P/N: STC9157
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These are 1 ltr bottles.
Not too bad then.. somewhere in between those prices.

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You can never have too much MTF-94 available.

Just out of interest I wonder how much it is at a Land Rover dealer overthere, thats if there are any?
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You can never have too much MTF-94 available.

Just out of interest I wonder how much it is at a Land Rover dealer overthere, thats if there are any?
Seems they dont use MTF94. Rang a few Land Rover dealers but they used other brands or didnt know
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No worries we sometimes get the same treatment over here, usually I just ask for it by part number. I've never seen a 1 litre Texaco branded MTF94 bottle before, so if you get a chance please post a picture.



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I have bought MTF94 a couple of times here in Denmark. Land Rover dealer was of no use, so I got it direcly from the oil company which sells Texaco products. First time I was lucky they had some samples I could buy. But last time, about a year ago (like Ulmenkott) I had to buy a box of 12 x 1 ltr. bottles. Price was 1,028 DKK - about £115 at current exchange rate.

The 'early' bottles said 'Rover MTF 94' but the newer ones only says 'MTF 94' on the label.


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£8.39 / €10 for a 1L bottle delivered from eurocarparts
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£6.50 inc Vat (UK) 1 litre bottles. - last post on .. any one help asap please?.

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Damn good price that. A bit far to go from here though
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I have bought MTF94 a couple of times here in Denmark. Land Rover dealer was of no use, so I got it direcly from the oil company which sells Texaco products. First time I was lucky they had some samples I could buy. But last time, about a year ago (like Ulmenkott) I had to buy a box of 12 x 1 ltr. bottles. Price was 1,028 DKK - about £115 at current exchange rate.

The 'early' bottles said 'Rover MTF 94' but the newer ones only says 'MTF 94' on the label.
Many thanks for the information and pictures Per E.

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£8.39 / €10 for a 1L bottle delivered from eurocarparts
I've always wondered if that Carlube and Morris MTF is genuine or just generic 75w80 in MTF/MTF94 branded containers.
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I have bought MTF94 a couple of times here in Denmark. Land Rover dealer was of no use, so I got it direcly from the oil company which sells Texaco products. First time I was lucky they had some samples I could buy. But last time, about a year ago (like Ulmenkott) I had to buy a box of 12 x 1 ltr. bottles. Price was 1,028 DKK - about £115 at current exchange rate.

The 'early' bottles said 'Rover MTF 94' but the newer ones only says 'MTF 94' on the label.

Thats the exact same bottles i picked up today.

Had about 1.5 ltr of black goo in the gearbox
Changed now with fresh MTF94 (2.3 ltr got in before it started to pour over).
Lets see how it drives tomorrow... didnt have time to test it.

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And while im at it
Made this funnel thingy after a few attempts and foul words to get the stuff into the gearbox with just a straight tube attached...

Took a piece of wire to make a bend on the tube.


Put together and you'll have a gearbox filler funnel =)


I'm sure similar has been done thousends of times before but i was kinda proud how well it worked =)

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I recently paid £20 UKPounds for 2.5 Litres of MTF 94.

Previously, I bought some MTF94 about two years ago ~ got several 2.5 litre Bottles and paid about £17.50p for each bottle. Prices have gone up since then.

This is what the XPart MG-R bottles look like. Identical to the Unipart bottles but with different labellings .... :~



The other end of the garden hose off cut is pushed into the filler hole :~





P.S. Think I'll try my local Stratstone Land Rover outlet for the next lot I buy. Thanks for the tip Ray_S ..
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Any thoughts / benefits re. http://www.amsoil.com/storefront/mtf.aspx
(I've noticed some folk are apparently using this in PG1) or could it be detrimental in some way ?

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Any thoughts / benefits re. http://www.amsoil.com/storefront/mtf.aspx
(I've noticed some folk are apparently using this in PG1) or could it be detrimental in some way ?

Gordon / Devon
Reading under APPLICATION the actually states "Not for use in engines, hypoid rear axles, limited-slip or wet clutch applications."

So not for use with a TorSen limited slip diff then i guess.

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And while im at it
Made this funnel thingy after a few attempts and foul words to get the stuff into the gearbox with just a straight tube attached...
Well done Joakim. Though I have to say it is a little bit over-engineered, my filler rig is more or less the same as MGJohn's.

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P.S. Think I'll try my local Stratstone Land Rover outlet for the next lot I buy. Thanks for the tip Ray_S ..
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No worries, my local LR dealer is also a Stratstone, they are quite useful when I need some good quality parts and genuine fluids.

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Any thoughts / benefits re. http://www.amsoil.com/storefront/mtf.aspx
(I've noticed some folk are apparently using this in PG1) or could it be detrimental in some way ?

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Our American friends rate this stuff in Honda boxes even those equipped with a helical differential, though I am sure they would use cooking oil if they thought it would work and save a buck as they say.
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yep .. it's not as if the real stuff just bubbles up from the sea bed eh ?
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yep .. it's not as if the real stuff just bubbles up from the sea bed eh ?
Nicely done.

Yes well they do like to experiment, though I don't see the need as genuine Honda MTF is available overthere for less than $7 USD a US quart (946ml).
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