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Unread 07-17-2011, 09:13 PM   #16
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Add the additives. It might still work, who knows.

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Unread 07-17-2011, 09:14 PM   #17
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Is it really doing any damage if i dont use the additive? Just wanting to save a penny or two.
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Unread 07-17-2011, 09:36 PM   #18
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addive is only $10 at the dealership... you need 1 bottle
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Unread 07-17-2011, 09:36 PM   #19
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Is it really doing any damage if i dont use the additive? Just wanting to save a penny or two.
it will if your trac-loc still works.
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Unread 07-17-2011, 09:52 PM   #20
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Alright and i guess imma try to find a gasket for the rear housing or can someone explain how i can put that RTV stuff on there or whatever its called.
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Unread 07-17-2011, 10:00 PM   #21
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here ya go

http://www.ehow.co.uk/video_2327974_...l-opening.html
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Unread 07-17-2011, 10:17 PM   #22
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Thanks black97zj.
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Rtv is easy, just put a decent sized line around the cover and bolt holes. Then let it dry for 10 minutes to sorta cure it outside. Then put the cover on and bolt it in a star like pattern.. When you take the bolts off to the cover it wont just pop off either, you need a rubber mallet to gently bang the cover with and itll eventually pop off or get a screw driver and hammer and gently whack the edges and eventually itll break loose. Brake cleaner on the differential gears will help also to clean it up

Make sure you remove the cover and differential of the old gasket material. Use a razor blade or something, and dont scratch it

Oh and fair warning, use cloths that are ripped and stuff that you dont care about. The differential oil STINKS bad and you will never ever get the smell out of clothing.
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Unread 07-18-2011, 07:31 AM   #24
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Rtv is easy, just put a decent sized line around the cover and bolt holes. Then let it dry for 10 minutes to sorta cure it outside. Then put the cover on and bolt it in a star like pattern.. When you take the bolts off to the cover it wont just pop off either, you need a rubber mallet to gently bang the cover with and itll eventually pop off or get a screw driver and hammer and gently whack the edges and eventually itll break loose. Brake cleaner on the differential gears will help also to clean it up

Make sure you remove the cover and differential of the old gasket material. Use a razor blade or something, and dont scratch it

Oh and fair warning, use cloths that are ripped and stuff that you dont care about. The differential oil STINKS bad and you will never ever get the smell out of clothing.
what are you talking about?

diff. oil smells GOOD!
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Unread 07-18-2011, 07:38 AM   #25
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its full of water, redo your diff breather (rubber line that should run up over the gas tank)
change out to new fluid in and drive it for a little while, then change it again
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