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post #1 of 4 Old 09-28-2011, 11:06 AM Thread Starter
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another differential question

In the next day or two I will be doing the front and rear gear oil in my differentials. I have done it before on other trucks but when I was reading up it was mentioned that I may need an additive if I have a specific axle? I have a 1978 jeep cj5 levi edition. Thanks

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post #2 of 4 Old 09-28-2011, 11:22 AM
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Additives are generally used in limited slip differentials. You need to determine if you've got one. Some people just add it either way.
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post #3 of 4 Old 09-28-2011, 11:25 AM
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The additives make clutch type limited slip diffs "slip" easier. Putting limited slip additive in a housing with an open diff would be a waste of money. Just send me that money instead.
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post #4 of 4 Old 09-28-2011, 11:26 AM
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I have TrueLoc LS Lockers front and rear, and run Royal Purple. No issues.

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