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Hey folks,

I'm looking for anyone that has advice on changing the front diff and 6sp MT oil. I searched the forum and found that a few of you out there have done it, but not a lot of info on the procedure. ...any gotchyas? ...any advice? ...any special tools?

I'm going to put some Red Line Shockproof Lightweight in the diff in hopes of protecting it from the dreaded "blown front diff" syndrome. I figure that spending a few bucks on some really good oil as insurance is worth it. While I am at it why not upgrade the oil in the tranny too? I'm thinking the RL 75W-90ns would be the best. Everyone like a slick stick. :)

I've already put the heavyweight Shockproof stuff in my D44 rear. Call me crazy, but it makes me feel better. Plus, in CA I need every fuel-saving advantage I can get. Everyone is talking $4+ /gal for the summer!!!!

Any advice is appreciated.

Z.
 

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Sucks eh?

I think I want to move to Hawai'i now. The gas isn't cheaper here, but you can't dirive very far even if you want to.


Shaka bra.

Z.

P.S. I'm on vacataion in HI. ...love the island life.
 

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If you are considering MPG, try http://www.amsoil.com/ DO a build sheet and pick the lower viscosity oils, the new 0 W 20 is best for that as well as the Sever gear and the trans fluid. Anything synthetic Will help MPG but I don't think enough to really notice except in controlled lab. But, this is what i am using. Dealer ZO 1447837. I just ordered a new batch, I ran the 5W30 for 17K miles and I chicken out now because I tow a lot and that gets me into the sever service category. Although the oil still looks and feels good.
Check this out: http://thenewx.org/phpbb2/viewtopic.php?p=50400#50400 MC
 
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