is there speacial oil for limited slip rear ends?

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  1. cclemmer

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    is there a speacial oil for limited slip rear ends?
     
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    yes and no

    they make an additive that you put in your diff to preserve the limited slip. napa has it.
     
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    do u know what it is called.
     
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    Go to the GM dealer. It is called Limited Slip additive, and about the best there is....
     
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    what are some reasons for my rear end leaking oil?
     
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    Where is it comimg from????
     
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    the very bottom of my rear end.
     
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    Replace the rear cover seal. Clean the surfaces very good. Make sure the cover is flat. Use some silicone, and a gasket....
     
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    thanks
     
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    i can not find any gaskets!
     
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    10b gaskets should be all over the place....A bead of silicone that has had time to 'set' will work too....
     
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    <font color="red"> how in the heck can you not find a 10b gasket? do u go to napa or autozone? or sum local garage? i mean, almost anyone should have a gasket for those, cus they're so common, but, silicone always works well, just make sure its made for it, dun go to home depot and grap a tube. lol. </font>
     
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    Yeah just run a nice bead of form-a-gasket and it shouldnt leak a bit, thats what I did to my daily driver and have had no probs.
     
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    Dont waste time and money on a gasket. Just use silicone, put it on the cover , put the cover on, add friction modifier and oil and its done.
     

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