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Unread 08-01-2012, 08:50 PM   #14416
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The front diff calls for 80w90. I wouldn't run what's not recommended in there. I have conventional 80w90 in mine. The rear is where I have my 75w140. The overall viscosity seemed about the same to me when I did the change. I also recommend using silicone to seal the differentials and not gaskets. My front gasket already leaks and I tightened it all to factory spec (IIRC 27 ft lb or so). The 44a doesn't have any gaskets available. My thin head of silicone is holding up without issue.

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Unread 08-01-2012, 08:52 PM   #14417
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That's both front and rear.. I run 80w90 now.. I don't which is thicker?? The 75w140 or 80w90? I want what ever one will offer the best protection
75w140 is thicker when it is hot outside, 80w90 is thicker than 75w140 when it is cold outside. The first number is viscosity at winter 0*F and the second number is viscosity at 212*F
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Unread 08-01-2012, 09:09 PM   #14418
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Out of curiosity, what's the unit for viscosity? I could look it up, but I'm already in bed, on my phone. I'm gonna be lazy here.
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Unread 08-01-2012, 09:11 PM   #14419
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That one that's ten grand must be because of those magnificent rims! Bosy style???? "That word, I don't think it means, what they think it means..." http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=bosy
I'm guessing they meant Boso, an abbreviation of Bosozoku, a style of modified car in Japan. It's still incorrect, but it does, at least, bring it into cars with shiny bits.
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Unread 08-01-2012, 09:14 PM   #14420
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There’s a few rust free niners out here in Calif

160K miles $2,600
http://losangeles.craigslist.org/lgb...162087636.html
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Unread 08-01-2012, 09:16 PM   #14421
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put on spidertrax wheel spacers and new black center caps to replace chrome
got a new hood badge, its mopar and black to replace the old and painted one
took her to the shop to have all of my leaks and steering problems checked out by my boys

driving the honda tomorrow....


good thing it has a full Rockford sound system to jam to for a day, or i think i would die in that god forsaken japanese tin can
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Unread 08-01-2012, 09:21 PM   #14422
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Out of curiosity, what's the unit for viscosity? I could look it up, but I'm already in bed, on my phone. I'm gonna be lazy here.
If you mean definition..... viscosity means resistance to flow
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Unread 08-01-2012, 09:41 PM   #14423
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Heres the photos of the fans I need to clean up the wiring. And i also added a antenna for the Fob so now i can stand more than 10feet away and unlock the doors etc LOL
100_0613.jpg   100_0614.jpg   100_0617.jpg   100_0618.jpg  
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Unread 08-01-2012, 10:07 PM   #14424
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Installed a Magnaflow high flow cat, Flowmaster Super 44 muffler, and a K&N air filter, then drove around for awhile and enjoyed the new sound.
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Unread 08-01-2012, 10:20 PM   #14425
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I would find a better place to ground those fans don't you think? Like the engine block or where the battery grounds too.
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"And yes, there is always a torque spec...but its not necessary...and takes way to much time...."
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Unread 08-01-2012, 10:38 PM   #14426
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Left it at a transmission shop to find out what the problem is. After I adjusted the TV cable, it shifted a lot smoother. Seems that when it's cold it doesn't want to shift into third, and will hold onto 2nd for a greater period of time and when it finally does, it revs like it's in neutral and then slots into gear smoothly. hope it's nothing too bad. I guess if I HAVE TO, I can borrow my grandmas brand new corvette.
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Unread 08-01-2012, 10:48 PM   #14427
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Out of curiosity, what's the unit for viscosity? I could look it up, but I'm already in bed, on my phone. I'm gonna be lazy here.
There isn't one. Viscosity is a coefficient. Like friction and drag.
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Unread 08-01-2012, 10:58 PM   #14428
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Whats wrong with them grounds?
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Unread 08-01-2012, 11:12 PM   #14429
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Well they are just part of the radiator not the chassis or block. I dunno, I just like to ground to something solid. Being paranoid again.
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Unread 08-01-2012, 11:39 PM   #14430
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lol them bolts that they are on is groundin them to the upper rad support so would that not be a chassis ground? I also got that dang bolt out. took it to my buddies shop and he had to weld on what was left and welded a nut on it and it came right out after alittle turning back and fourth.. the treads were not screwed up and no rust so i have no idea why it broke and would not come out with vice grips.....
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