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Old 03-17-2010, 01:45 AM
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What's the advantage? Does it cool more? It looks bad ass
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Lol do you want a rear gasket? Carquest here has 8, there is one in my cab right now waiting for a fluid change lol I'm using orange rtv, never had problems with it either on rear diffs.

rear diff gasket. you still need RTV with the gasket so i never have used one.

DO NOT use orange that is for Valve COVERS not diff covers. use gray its even in the ford tech service
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Old 03-17-2010, 07:24 AM
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ive never changed my diff oil, i guess its about time-58k on the clock
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Old 03-17-2010, 07:32 AM
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ive never changed my diff oil, i guess its about time-58k on the clock
mine had 105,000 before it was changed wow nasty. i have since changed it twice same with the front diff since i have owned it.
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Old 03-17-2010, 08:44 AM
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Looks great! Anyone know exactly what year and model this came on?
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Old 03-17-2010, 08:46 AM
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Looks great! Anyone know exactly what year and model this came on?
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2002-2007? Independent Rear suspension explorers it has "wings" on the side you need to cut off that are not needed but thats simple...



just DO NOT USE THE fill plug on the COVER. still use the fill plug on the ranger diff in the front that fill plug is to low


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Old 03-17-2010, 08:48 AM
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Yea i saw that, I wasn't sure if a specific model had them.
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Old 03-17-2010, 04:49 PM
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usually your diff fluid is good for 100K as long as your not going through water and such.

But I would say change it around 60-80K
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so would that diff work for all year diffs??? also what size bolts did you use???
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Old 06-05-2011, 08:47 AM
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so would that diff work for all year diffs??? also what size bolts did you use???
It will work on any 8.8 diff only.

on bolts I couldnt say off the top of my head. they are stainless and they need to be longer just match the thread.
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