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Besides tag, how do I know what diff I have?

I was thinking of changing out my rear differential fluid on my '06 and I am unsure of which diff I have. Apparently, there were two versions offered in 2006 (not sure of other years) - the Dana 80 and the standard Ford unit. I just want to be sure I am putting in the correct fluid type.

Basically my whole undercarriage was spray bombed with bedliner by the previous owner. It is so heavy on the diff that I can't read the tag.

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It's listed on your door jamb sticker....bottom row.


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dana 80 = dual rear wheels

the ford 10.5 rear axle doesn't take 75w-90 it takes 75w-140 synthetic

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