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diff fluid

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by sunnyc123abc, Jan 14, 2006.

  1. sunnyc123abc

    sunnyc123abc 1/2 ton status

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    What gear oil should i use with my 10 bolt gov-bomb.
     
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    just good old 80-90 oil is fine.
     
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    do i need one with friction modifier?
     
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    read the oil bottle first. some say it has it already and others dont. if not i would to be safe.
     
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    GM's service manual says not to use friction additives with the gov-lock.

    However, it probably depends what GM spec'd in the first place for fluids...if they spec GL-5(? think thats the one that can be used with limited slip) originally, then that may be why they say not to use any additive.
     

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