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LSD Rear Diff Fluid question.

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Eesh, Aug 12, 2009.

  1. Aug 12, 2009 at 9:37 AM
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    Eesh

    Eesh [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I was reading a post and a fellow mentioned "Do not put synthetic lube in LSD, it will bind." Is there any truth to this?? Has anyone used Synthetic in an LSD Rear diff with success???
     
  2. Aug 12, 2009 at 9:54 AM
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    NAAC3TACO

    NAAC3TACO Just east of crazy

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    According to Amsoil's website you can use synthetic gear oil in the lsd rear diff, but you still must use the lsd additive.
     
  3. Aug 12, 2009 at 10:23 AM
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    johnecon2001

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    I used Redline 75w90 GL5 and EquaTorque additive in my rear end when it had an LSD.
     
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