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post #1 of 9 Old 11-15-2006, 06:43 PM Thread Starter
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Limited slip additive?

Getting ready to change the diff fluid (quadra-drive, vari-loc axles) going with mobil 1 75w-140, but I'm not sure what to do about the LS additive. Do I need to get some from Jeep, or can I just pick up whatever. I found some at my local autoparts store from "posi-trac" 8oz for 12 dollars though.


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post #2 of 9 Old 11-15-2006, 07:08 PM
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The stealership told me today to use the mopar fluid as it has the right amount of friction modifier and that other brands / makes use different compounds...

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The dealership sold me the friction modifier in the 4oz bottle. My diff tag says to use 2oz friction modifier on it, so I would assume that you could split the bottle between the axles. Although when I bought it, the tech said they usually put the whole 4oz in per axle, which is what I did. I have also heard that the mopar 75W-40 already had it mixed in, but I can't say that for sure, you may want to ask about that.

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I read on jeep forums that the rear takes 4oz and the front takes 2.5 or something. So basically get it from the dealer huh?

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Only place I've bought it from, I really haven't checked anywhere else though. Sucks though, I had to walk a good ways to get it because my Jeep won't go anywhere near that place, I think it must have know I was going there and it shut off and refused to pull in the parking lot

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I bought fluid with it already in it... Been like that for 20K no problems.

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post #7 of 9 Old 11-15-2006, 11:57 PM
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I bought mine from the dealer. I think its cheaper for two bottles of Mopar that for one bottle of the stuff you found.

I used a different weight of gear lube though. Almost twice the price of the 75w. Added a whole bottle to the rear, and a half to the front.

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post #8 of 9 Old 11-16-2006, 07:15 AM
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I think that the price difference isn't big enough to save on it- buy Mopar one and you are 100% sure everything will be fine. Why risk for few $?

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The tranny shop I was at recently said they would only use the Mopar type.

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