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    85w90 vs 75w90

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by Astro14</div><div class="ubbcode-body">The thinner viscosity of the 75W90 at lower temperature still gives you an oil hundreds of times thicker than any of them at operating temperature. So, no, I wouldn't worry a bit...
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    85w90 vs 75w90

    I've been challenged recently with Valvoline's decision to remove LSD additive from their 80W-90 gear oil (GL5) that I used in my rear differential. I really want to keep costs down and even adding the additives to each axle will be costly. I noticed the kinematic viscosity of the 75W-90...
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    Asian (PHOAT) Coolant vs Prestone POAT

    I've recently been researching coolant technology and decided I wanted to try and find an affordable way to get the type of coolants the manufacturers are specifying, rather than defaulting to the 1 gallon concentrated gold-colored Prestone I've been using that claim to work for "all makes and...
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    Synthetic vs Conventional Diff. Lube

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by MolaKule</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by Spddm0n</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> ...I've also run into murky waters, dealing with LSD additives...
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    Synthetic vs Conventional Diff. Lube

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by MolaKule</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> ...I don't have any idea what the kinematic viscosity was in the OEM 75W-85 from...
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    Synthetic vs Conventional Diff. Lube

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by badtlc</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by Spddm0n</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> What is the rule of thumb (or is it not that simple) when choosing...
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    Synthetic vs Conventional Diff. Lube

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by zeng</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote</div><div class="ubbcode-body">What is the rule of thumb (or is it not that simple) when choosing a gear oil? I'm also...
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    Where did Conventional 80W-90 Limited Slip Gear Oils Go?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by rubberchicken</div><div class="ubbcode-body">LSD Additive from Amsoil - <a href="https://www.amsoil.com/shop/by-product/gear-lube/slip-lock/?code=ADATB-EA"...
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    Where did Conventional 80W-90 Limited Slip Gear Oils Go?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by krismoriah72</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Supertech 80w90 "Recommended for limited slip positive traction rear axles" <a href="https://www.walmart.com/ip/Super-Tech-Gear-Lubricant-SAE-80W-90-1-Gallon/16795067"...
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    Where did Conventional 80W-90 Limited Slip Gear Oils Go?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by Rand</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by Spddm0n</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally...
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    Where did Conventional 80W-90 Limited Slip Gear Oils Go?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by 4WD</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Don't know the auto parts guys - but synthetic gear oil was recommended by OEM's before synthetic motor oil was</div></div> I'd be happy to look into the synthetics, if I can find a...
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    Where did Conventional 80W-90 Limited Slip Gear Oils Go?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by domer10</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Your money do as you wish, but you say you are going to be "building" or putting work into them, if you are going to be putting time and money into building them, why would you not...
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    Synthetic vs Conventional Diff. Lube

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by ka9mnx</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I don't think ST makes a syn 80w-90. Why would you want/need that grade? Here are the specs from my notes for ST: SupertTech Syn 75w90 100C 16.15 40C 109.3 VI 159 75w-140 40C...
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    Redline MTL in Nissan

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by MolaKule</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> Yes I did but my current Frontier has the LSD diffy. The 2001 Frontier is no longer a topic for me. </div></div> What are you using in the LSD on your current Frontier? I spoke...
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    Synthetic vs Conventional Diff. Lube

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by Jimzz</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Not a lot difference. But the price difference is pretty small if you shop around. Walmarts Supertech 75w90 and 75w140 is pretty cheap and good quality. So I run the syn in all the...
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