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I'm still lost

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by bragado, Jan 24, 2011.

  1. Jan 24, 2011 at 7:15 PM
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    bragado

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    ok guys, please help I'm still lost here. new to this off road hobby
    I have the V-6 4x4 TRD off road. I been wanting to find out what kind of differential i have.. dealership is not helping. i found the window sticker that sais I have a locking differential. I have a switch that said RR Diff lock. question is can i have the LSD and lock differential or is it two completely different systems and can only have one or the other?? if i was to have the lock diffential, I don't need to add the LSD additive to the oil right?? please help.:)
     
  2. Jan 24, 2011 at 7:19 PM
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    U have just the locking rear. Use the recommended oil for it (non-LSD) found in your manual.
     
  3. Jan 24, 2011 at 7:23 PM
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    But that is just a traction control thing and has nothing to do with the diff its self.
     
  4. Jan 24, 2011 at 7:25 PM
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    I know I was just trying to clarify for others.
     
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