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Diffs/Tranny/TCase Synthetic Oil Change?

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by ttylerr, Jul 18, 2009.

  1. Jul 18, 2009 at 1:12 PM
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    ttylerr

    ttylerr [OP] Well-Known Member

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    my trucks just about to turn 9000km old (somewhere around 5000mi i would assume). I'd like to change everything over to fully synthetic oil, can't really find a straight answer on here about when would be a good time. Should i just wait till the 30000 service to do it, or will the gears have seated well enough by now that it shouldnt be a problem? i'm 75% hwy with the occasional off roading. Any suggestions? also i've been reading some good things about the Redline brand of oil. is it worth it?
    i have a 4cyl 4x4 with no lsd in the rear
     
  2. Jul 18, 2009 at 1:33 PM
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    getting there....
    you are good to go as far as changing it all over now. redline is good oil.
     
  3. Jul 18, 2009 at 1:41 PM
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    what grade redline would you recommend?
    i'm thinking 75-90 for the diffs and 75-90NS for tranny and tcase
     
  4. Jul 18, 2009 at 2:04 PM
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    75w90 is fine for both diffs and transfer case.
     
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  6. Jul 18, 2009 at 2:11 PM
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    havent priced either of them yet, but apparently, so is redline heh
     
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    i know how to do it thanks
     
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