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Old 02-16-2011, 08:40 PM
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Default diff cover or no diff cover

found these cheap online....

http://www.polyperformance.com/shop/...er-p-2678.html

was thinking i am swapping to 4.88s and getting a new seal anyway should i go ahead and spend a couple bucks more on a diff cover?
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Old 02-16-2011, 09:11 PM
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protect your investment! i say do it!
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Old 02-16-2011, 09:12 PM
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just ordered one not to bad price wise $80 shipped
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Old 02-16-2011, 09:15 PM
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ouch. but it will be worth it the first time you nail a rock.
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Old 02-16-2011, 09:21 PM
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ouch. but it will be worth it the first time you nail a rock.
meh its worth it still hoping i dont hit another rock lol
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Old 02-16-2011, 09:24 PM
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Default Re: diff cover or no diff cover

"Higher fill plug location for increased fluid capacity"
Is that really a good idea?
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Old 02-16-2011, 09:26 PM
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more fluid means cooler operating temps, i doubt there is any pressure issues or anything...
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Old 02-17-2011, 02:50 AM
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Looks like a good solid cover. Better then the stock one for sure.
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Old 02-17-2011, 07:36 AM
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Default Re: diff cover or no diff cover

If you are going to go for a better cover, why not get one that has a drain plug in it. There is a thread showing it and another suggesting to google search. It would make fluid changes easier than having to pull the cover every time. I can't remember the search term that was used but it pulled up a nice list of covers. The one I'm talking about was on either the second or third page of the search results.

Edit: Found the thread: diff.cover with drain plug

and here is the page it is on. It's pricey but I think it would be worth it just because of the convieniece factor. It's the very last one on the page: http://www.google.com/search?q=ford+...&start=40&sa=N
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