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08 Differential Cover

I decided to throw on a 08 differential cover since I am changing my diff fluid, so i called my local ford dealer for a price.

The price that came back for the cover was 69$ which seemed a little low, that I can deal with, however the big kicker was the hardware.

Parts manager told me that the bolts were 13$ a piece!?! and they would take 3 days because they are comming straight from detroit.

So my question is, do you have to use the bolts from ford? Or can i pick some up somewhere else?

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Local hardware store or big box store will have then. Take 1 out and bring it with you for size. Make sure you get them longer since the cover is thicker.

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Thanks a ton!

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There are some on ebay currently, where I got mine from, $51+$11 s/h. It is a Ford dealer selling them.

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does ford make two different diff covers?and if no why are you buying another stock one,did you crush yours?

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08 diff covers have the fins on them

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umm nevermind i had to reread your post.didnt notice i was in the 6.0 section.sorry.im dumb

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Why do you need to replace the bolts?

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Why do you need to replace the bolts?
Stamped steel vs. aluminum, which is thicker.

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So because he is changing the cover he needs new bolts?

Does the new cover offer a drain plug?

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