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Old 06-17-2010, 08:31 PM
uh60dawg uh60dawg is offline
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Default maybe a dumb question

Excuse me asking such a dumb question but i have the stock rear end in my 98 ranger ext cab and i was just wondering what kind of fluid everyone uses in there rear end that would be good for it.

dumb question #2 will the rear diff cover off of 98 mustang v6 fit on my ranger or do i need to go get a different cover and also what kind of sealent is everyone using to put that rear diff cover back on..

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Old 06-19-2010, 12:51 AM
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Default Re: maybe a dumb question

If memory serves, the rear differential oil is 80W90. I'm not home, si I don't have my owner's manual to check.

The answer on your rear differential cover is, it depends. Are both axles 8.8" or 7.5", what? If the size matches, then probably yes.

As far as the sealant, high temper RTV from any auto parts store will work. I belive the 8.8" have a gasket available (auto parts store) but RTV should do the trick.
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Old 06-19-2010, 04:37 AM
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ok thank you very much
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