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What do you put in your rear end?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Grey Jay, Oct 13, 2010.

  1. Oct 13, 2010 at 8:29 AM
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    Grey Jay

    Grey Jay [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I am just wondering what is the appropriate fluid for a rear diff on an 08 TRD Sport ( the one with limited slip)? I am sure I could find it here if I looked hard enough but I am at work and apparently they frown upon extended internet use here for some reason!
    Thanks
     
  2. Oct 13, 2010 at 8:36 AM
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    MyToyTaco

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  3. Oct 13, 2010 at 8:37 AM
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    My rear end is exit only.
     
  4. Oct 13, 2010 at 8:39 AM
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    Zombie Runner

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    thread title fail :bananadead:
     
  5. Oct 13, 2010 at 8:39 AM
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    Beefed Taco

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    75 -90wt Valvoline hypoid GL5. The stuff that smells good.
     
  6. Oct 13, 2010 at 8:51 AM
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    WNYTACOMA

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    ...cause nobody likes a smelly rear end...
     
  7. Oct 13, 2010 at 8:57 AM
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    m0nster986

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  8. Oct 13, 2010 at 9:01 AM
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    Toyotacrawler

    Toyotacrawler She's got the jimmy legs

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    I put out Poo, but nothing goes in.
     
  9. Oct 13, 2010 at 9:03 AM
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    OffroadToy

    OffroadToy This ain't Dodge City, and you ain't Bill Hickok

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    I like to put gear lube in my rear end :anonymous:
     
  10. Oct 13, 2010 at 9:03 AM
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    Toyotacrawler

    Toyotacrawler She's got the jimmy legs

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    LOL!!!!
     
  11. Oct 13, 2010 at 9:03 AM
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    Beefed Taco

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    hahahahahaha. poor OP, I felt like I should at least give 1 honest answer....since mine is a "exit only" zone as well.
     
  12. Oct 13, 2010 at 9:04 AM
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    afd23a

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    I think the general consensus is that a quality 80w-90 dino (Shell, Valvoline, Napa, etc.) oil with a tube of limited slip additive should be fine. There are a few threads on here where folks have tried various synthetics which usually result in chatter from the LSD. I think BlueT has used Mobil 1 Delvac with good results. The gear oils with the additive already mixed in don't seem to work as well with the LSD and still require a tube of friction modifier.
     
  13. Oct 13, 2010 at 9:04 AM
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    x2
     
  14. Oct 13, 2010 at 9:06 AM
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    Excellent post. I used Royal Purple in a GM 14bolt that had brand new seals, bearings, and brakes. I did all the work myself, so I know it was definitely done right, and in 1 month that synthetic had worked it's way past the seals and into my brakes. I replaced the brakes and switched back to dinosaur oil and it's been great for the last 16 years.
     
  15. Oct 13, 2010 at 9:07 AM
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    My rear end is exit only!

    **** these days...man!
     
  16. Oct 13, 2010 at 9:47 AM
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    Have Delvac with GM additive for almost now 5k miles and no issues. Today was cold and still no isssues so it stays. Good part Delvac supposed to be 1 000 000 mile oil. So I guess I never have to change it again :D
     
  17. Oct 13, 2010 at 9:53 AM
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    iSTIZO99

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    x2 lol
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  18. Oct 13, 2010 at 9:58 AM
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  19. Oct 13, 2010 at 10:39 AM
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    island808

    island808 Me l've got brains.

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    Doesn't the manual say what to put in there?
     
  20. Oct 13, 2010 at 10:44 AM
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    :confused: He said it was an 08 Sport, so yes he does have an actual LSD.
     
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