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Unread 10-28-2013, 11:12 AM   #1
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Hey guys, i dont have a lot of time to research what im looking for, im at work, can someone tell me what type of oil should i use for my axles and how much. Thanks in advance. I have a rubicon.

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Unread 10-28-2013, 12:07 PM   #2
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At the auto parts store, you really only have 2 options.. the "regular" 80w-90, and the "synthetic" 75w-something. I believe the manual states to use synthetic (and that's what I use). Also, the Rubicon uses an actual locker, not "limited slip", so you do NOT need to add the additive for "limited slip diffs".
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Unread 10-28-2013, 12:10 PM   #3
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At the auto parts store, you really only have 2 options.. the "regular" 80w-90, and the "synthetic" 75w-something. I believe the manual states to use synthetic (and that's what I use). Also, the Rubicon uses an actual locker, not "limited slip", so you do NOT need to add the additive for "limited slip diffs".
Do u know how much each axle takes?

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Most of us use fifferent types/weights/mfg Diff fluid, so unless it's an emergency !


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At the auto parts store, you really only have 2 options.. the "regular" 80w-90, and the "synthetic" 75w-something. I believe the manual states to use synthetic (and that's what I use). Also, the Rubicon uses an actual locker, not "limited slip", so you do NOT need to add the additive for "limited slip diffs".
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Unread 10-28-2013, 12:13 PM   #5
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Hey guys, i dont have a lot of time to research what im looking for, im at work, can someone tell me what type of oil should i use for my axles and how much. Thanks in advance. I have a rubicon.

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The D44 takes 4 pints (or 2 quarts) of fluid
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Unread 10-28-2013, 12:13 PM   #6
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Most of us use fifferent types/weights/mfg Diff fluid, so unless it's an emergency !

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Not an emergency, just needs done today. I want to use synthetic.

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Unread 10-28-2013, 12:14 PM   #7
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The D44 takes 4 pints (or 2 quarts) of fluid
Thank u!

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