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post #1 of 9 Old 03-07-2009, 03:46 PM Thread Starter
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limited slip diff additive???

just need to know how much limited slip diff additive to put in my wj. front diff

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post #2 of 9 Old 03-07-2009, 04:19 PM Thread Starter
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i guess no ones ever changed their fluids
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For the front, it's 2.5 - 3 oz if you have QD, otherwise it's zero.
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i guess no ones ever changed their fluids
i guess your a smart *** and have no patients. seriously you didnt even wait a half an hour for a response, calm down.

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what if you've used a diff oil such as " severe gear " by amsoil that has some FM already in it, use a little less and test it out to begin with ?

i'm having some lock up front and rear in tight turns with the S G oil alone, was considering adding 1/2 an oz to both front and rear , driving it and checking it out .. adding more ( 1/2 oz at a time ) until the limited slip stopped binding on tight radius turns.... sound like a reasonable method ?
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what if you've used a diff oil such as " severe gear " by amsoil that has some FM already in it, use a little less and test it out to begin with ?

i'm having some lock up front and rear in tight turns with the S G oil alone, was considering adding 1/2 an oz to both front and rear , driving it and checking it out .. adding more ( 1/2 oz at a time ) until the limited slip stopped binding on tight radius turns.... sound like a reasonable method ?
How are you testing/experiencing this "lock up?"
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just need to know how much limited slip diff additive to put in my wj. front diff
Only your front diff? If you have quadradrive, you have front and rear ls diffs. Your owner's manual tells you how much mopar stuff to add, or you can just order up some Amsoil severe gear, which already has it included in the mix.

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both of them are locking up, pulling into a parking space and and slowing down at a sharp turn angle causes one front tired to skid momentarily dpending on left or right turn... and it's not from hard braking .. rear end in tight circles makes a whirring / moaning noise that never happened before with the stock mopar oil and FM. also the outer tire leaves a nice little rubber trail , it's not being allow to spin quicker than the inside wheel...


has to be this lack of fm in the severe gear i've switched too .. i didnt break anything while it was on the lift getting changed to amsoil ! thats for sure
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i have severe gear, still getting some noises and binding in TIGHT circles with it.

doesnt do much on normal turns and regular driving, do a figure eight and you WILL hear it ! : (
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