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Gear Oil Help

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by BurritoJimmyFan, Feb 6, 2010.

  1. Feb 6, 2010 at 9:49 AM
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    BurritoJimmyFan

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    I'm trying to decide which gear oil to use in my differentials, transfer case and manual tranny.

    I found this analysis online, but I'm not really sure what it all means. Can someone translate this into english for me?

    http://www.syntheticwarehouse.com/brochures/g2457_gearlube_study.pdf

    Is this a valid study? If so, what brands are good and what brands should I stay away from?
     
  2. Feb 6, 2010 at 9:54 AM
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    I used royal purple in my 05... a little pricey but has a good rep with the off road world. I also noticed my truck drove smoother!
     
  3. Feb 6, 2010 at 9:54 AM
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    Okay, at the bottom, they are saying that AMSOIL is the best.
     
  4. Feb 6, 2010 at 9:56 AM
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    It looks like RP didn't do so well in some of their tests?
     
  5. Feb 6, 2010 at 9:58 AM
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    thats strange... i know a few people who run it and never had any problems? and i am starting to here good things about amsoil!
     
  6. Feb 6, 2010 at 10:02 AM
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    I seems like people either love or hate RP, so I'm staying away from it. I've been leaning towards AMSOIL for a while, cause I've heard nothing but good things about it.
     
  7. Feb 6, 2010 at 10:04 AM
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    When I do mine, im doing mobile 1 synthetic in the diffs and transfer case and redline mt90 in the transmission.
     
  8. Feb 6, 2010 at 10:05 AM
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    well im a believer in RP... but im sure the amsoil is good shit also! haha... i never had any problems! knock on wood.
     
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