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Fluid for my doubler?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by camok5, Dec 14, 2005.

  1. camok5

    camok5 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    I am about to put in my doubler (203-205) and I want to know what the best fluid to run is?
     
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    79k20350 3/4 ton status

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    just regular 80-90w gear oil
     
  3. BadDog

    BadDog SOL Staff Member Super Moderator Author

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    I think most of us run 80/90 Gear oil, though I've known people who run motor oil or trans fluid. The later 205s and many others are spec'd for trans fluid, but AFAIK, nothing changed (like tollerances) that would cause a problem for heavier oil, so gear oil should still be fine, and it always seemed like the better choice anyway...
     
  4. BranndonC

    BranndonC 3/4 ton status

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    ord and nwf both recomend 80-90 gear oil, i just went out and bought 2 gallons for mine today
     
  5. marv_springer

    marv_springer 1/2 ton status

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    I've run ATF in the front case for years......

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