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2010 DCLB TRD Sport Rear Diff Fluid

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by gov875, Nov 3, 2011.

  1. gov875

    gov875 [OP] WahooTaco

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    So i've read the how-to threads on changing the rear diff and was all set to change mine out with Mobil 1 75 w 90 and with the LSD additive (since i have a sport) and then i've been reading posts from as recent as last month saying only 2005-2008 Sport models need the LSD additive? Also, i had read some complaints about using Mobil 1 oil...

    Anyone know what's up with these comments? I returned the oil and additive until i get some clarification. I'm at 29,850 miles so i'm doing it pretty much as soon as i get a clear answer. Thanks in advance!
     
  2. 98tacoma27

    98tacoma27 :POOPCORN: Thor

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    You have an E-LSD meaning the LSD action is control via the brakes and therefore no clutch packs. (Layman's terms = it's an open differential).

    You don't need the additive and I would recommend Mobil 1.
     
  3. gov875

    gov875 [OP] WahooTaco

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    Did this change for the 2009 and up models or something?

    Thanks for the quick response and oil recommendation.

     
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    From what I understand the additive won't hurt anything even if you don't need it, so you can probably go either way. FWIW, I used Redline 75w90 which has the additive mixed in. Haven't had any problems.
     
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    gov875 [OP] WahooTaco

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    If you don't mind me asking where did you get it? All i've got for parts stores where i'm at is Autozone and Advance Auto Parts, not sure I saw it at either...

     
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    As mentioned above, you have an E-LSD, not the mechanical type. Mobile 1 will work fine in your case and you won't need an LSD additive. Mobile 1 (and certain other synthetics), even with the LSD additive, seems to cause chatter in the mechanical LSDs. Using the Redline Synthetic with the LSD additive won't hurt your differential.
     
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    gov875 [OP] WahooTaco

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    Ok awesome, Thanks for the help guys. Was it a change in 09 or 10 that made it an e-lsd instead of mechanical? just trying to see why after 08 you dont need it anymore. glad to have the answer though!
     
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