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Old 07-09-2013, 05:53 AM
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gear oil recommendation

looking to change the gear oil in the front and rear, we called 'em "acorns" back in the day. what do the experts recommend as a real good alternative to "Ford approved" gear oil?
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Old 07-09-2013, 06:19 AM
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I used royal purple in mine, the cost off set is minimal since I have LS in the rear and would have to get the traction modifier anyway
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Amsoil for sure.


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we called 'em "acorns" back in the day.
Nowadays we call 'em "pumpkins" .

RP, Schaeffer's, Amsoil are all excellent synthetics; even Mobil 1 has an entry. Preference seems to be regional; they'll all do better than the dino lube.
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amsoil severe gear either 75-90 or if you tow alot 75-140.

never heard acorn always heard pumpkin
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Pumpkins yes, acorns first time for that reference. AMSOIL check out study http://www.amsoil.com/lit/G2975.pdf
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Another Amsoil here. 75W 110
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amsoil or mobile 1...... DO NOT USE ROYAL PURPLE!! its the 2nd worst rated gear oil on the market. amsiol is #1 and mobile 1 is #2 and u can get amsoil cheeper then mobile 1
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Old 07-14-2013, 07:33 PM
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Valvoline sythentic. I'd use regular hypoid oil but the manual tells me not to.
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