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post #1 of 4 Old 06-07-2005, 12:27 PM Thread Starter
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Differential oil

Hey guys Im redoing my rear diff seal, and changing the fluid to synthetic. How much oil do I need for each axle?

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4 quarts was more than enough for both of my axles.

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4 quarts sounds about right. For diffs like a Dana 30 or 35 you will want to make certain that you fill them until the oil runs out of the plug hole.

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If i remember correctly on my 88 Dana35 i used 1 and 1/4 quarts to fill each diff. So a total of 3 quarts and you should have around 1/2 a quart left. You should just fill until it seeps out the fill hole but i think that is around what i used.


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