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Old 11-04-2012, 07:28 AM
snowsled7 snowsled7 is offline
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I am pretty sure it calls for standard 75-90 GL-5 gear oil. I would run a full synthetic. I have used Amsoil, Redline and Royal Purple as well as Valvoline for rear end applications. For driveline fluids I like Redline best.
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