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Cheapest rear diff cover w/ a drain hole?

So far this is the cheapest that I have seen
ALUMINUM REAR DIFF COVER FORD F-250,F-350,& EXCURSIONS | eBay

Riffrafdiesel.com has one for ~$100
Riffraff Diesel: G2 10.5/10.25 Sterling Aluminum Diff Cover

Has anyone bought either cover? If so, can you share your opinion? Do I need longer bolts for either?

Does anyone else know of any others? I don't care about appearance and I don't care about additional capacity.
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I don't care about appearance and I don't care about additional capacity.
Why do you care about a drain hole then?

It's really not necessary. Buy an 08 up aluminum rear cover and be done with it. Fill it with fresh fluid and you will be set of the rest of the trucks life.

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Yeah but how much does an 08 cover cost?
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I think I paid 60 bucks shipped on fleabay.

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Really, I was thinking it would be alot more than that.
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Here you go.

If this can't be posted here, mods please delete.

Cover Aluminum Finned F250 F350 F450 08 09 10 11 Differential Rear Axle | eBay

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Wix coolant filter, Dynomax Ultraflow exhaust, cat mod, Edge Insight CS/with EGT. Sinister EGR delete, EGR cooler delete, up pipe. Looney Tune via SCT X4. S&B Intake.
Mag-Hytec transmission pan, 08 diff cover.
2" leveling kit. RS9000 Shocks. B&W Turnover Ball/ Companion Hitch. Airlift 5000 airbags.

2012 Heartland 5th wheel. 36' @ 12k pounds.

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Sweet! Thanks Mr Black, did the 08 up's have an aluminum front cover also?
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you can get it from Tousley Ford for $45 plus shipping....

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plus shipping....
Which is usually quite high unfortunately. Still worth a look though.

Maybe I am just too far away form them.

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Wix coolant filter, Dynomax Ultraflow exhaust, cat mod, Edge Insight CS/with EGT. Sinister EGR delete, EGR cooler delete, up pipe. Looney Tune via SCT X4. S&B Intake.
Mag-Hytec transmission pan, 08 diff cover.
2" leveling kit. RS9000 Shocks. B&W Turnover Ball/ Companion Hitch. Airlift 5000 airbags.

2012 Heartland 5th wheel. 36' @ 12k pounds.

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