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Old 12-06-2012, 03:21 PM
awdrev awdrev is offline
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Originally Posted by x3brian View Post
Good work! You should be good on the fluid in the xfer case. If it was slightly dripping out or if you could feel it it at the top you are fine.

Glad to know about that support! Taking it down crossed my mind once too. I ended up using a box wrench to remove the fill plug.
Yea if you do take it out, just do know that it will come down too. Not that much but enough so that you can't get it up without a jack... just use the wrench.

By the way, I did buy the rear diff fluid but need to read more about it.... I didn't see a fill plug when I was down there and I think it's on the side... I may get a shop to do three things:
both differentials fluid change; and radiator coolant change...

Do you have any idea how much fluid I would need? I got two quarts for the rear, how much does the front take and how much coolant should I give to the shop? I'd rather give them my own stuff to put in instead of trusting them.. it's the shop of a buddy of mine anyways.
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