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gear lube for front & rear end

What grade of gear lube & brand is best for rear end on a 4x4 model 05' 350?
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Manual should say what weight. But if it's a D80, like mine, it takes a synthetic 75W-140. I used Shaeffer's.
If it's a D60, I think it's just normal 75W-90, but I'm not sure.



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i am running amsoil in the front and rear diff along with engine and tranny. just make sure its the right weight fluid and the right type. i think it requires a synthetic fluid in the diffs.
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Im a huge Amsoil fan. Been using it in my trucks and construction equipment since 92'.
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Just did mine and used mobil 1. 75-140. Put the Mag-hytec cover on too.

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