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Old 08-31-2012, 11:59 AM
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Default Re: How To: Change Differential fluid on Open 7.5 rearend

So which number tells u what u have?
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Old 08-31-2012, 12:06 PM
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Where it says axel and under it, it says 86. That's the axel code. There is a axel chart on here to tell you what is what.

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Old 08-31-2012, 07:55 PM
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Mine is an 87. Im changing it tomorrow. I got mobil one full synthetic, is that ok?
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Old 08-31-2012, 08:39 PM
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Default Re: How To: Change Differential fluid on Open 7.5 rearend

Dude i cant find any 80W90 Synthetic ANYWHERE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 08-31-2012, 08:44 PM
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Dude i cant find any 80W90 Synthetic ANYWHERE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
That's because ford updated it to 75W-140 80w90 is not what ford calls for anymore.

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Old 08-31-2012, 09:26 PM
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Default Re: How To: Change Differential fluid on Open 7.5 rearend

So am i suppose to use 80W90 or 75W140...?
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Old 08-31-2012, 10:07 PM
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I bought 75w90 mobil 1 lS synthetic gear oil
Is this going to be ok?
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Old 09-01-2012, 02:57 PM
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Got 8 of 10 bolts off. Dam. Guess its waitin for my next day off
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Old 09-04-2012, 02:29 PM
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Is the 75 90 mobil 1 ls ok or should i return it?
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Old 09-04-2012, 07:31 PM
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Is the 75 90 mobil 1 ls ok or should i return it?
I wouldn't use it.

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Old 09-07-2012, 11:23 PM
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I returned it. Ill buy the right stuff next time. Still need to find someone to assist me in bolt removal.
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Old 10-10-2012, 05:03 PM
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Default Re: How To: Change Differential fluid on Open 7.5 rearend

I assume that this would be the same process for an 8.8 axle as well, correct?
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Old 10-24-2012, 08:40 AM
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Default Re: How To: Change Differential fluid on Open 7.5 rearend

how do you determine if you have the limited slip differential? (1997 4wd sport model)
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Old 10-24-2012, 08:42 AM
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how do you determine if you have the limited slip differential? (1997 4wd sport model)
What's your axle code on the door jam

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Old 10-24-2012, 09:14 AM
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Default Re: How To: Change Differential fluid on Open 7.5 rearend

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What's your axle code on the door jam

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Trucks at home.. Is there a chart somewhere on here? I will check when I get home
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