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Old 04-10-2008, 01:23 PM
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I've found a little bit on diff oil searching the forum. Just wondering when I see 5-5-3 what is the sequence; is it Rear, Middle, Front? Also, is there any good threads/reads on this subject? Any info on this subject is appreciated.

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that's actually 5-5-3 as your front,center,then rear differential
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hey bird, try this page.should answer all of your questions....
http://xtremerc.com/pages/howto.php?howto=24&page=3
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Nice post, good read
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That was some good info. Thanks!
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How do you guys quickly get rid of all that black silicone oil? It's so sticky it takes about 10 mins for it to pour out from the diff case Any quicker way?
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wd 40
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wd 40
LOL, thanks!

I usually used tissue paper - stick it inside the diff case and take it out, repeat 5 times Really messy
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Yea the black grease they put in is a pain to get out. What I do is take apart the entire diff and scrub it all out with degreaser. I run 5-7-3 in my diffs.
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I would think WD40 would work great since it is a solvent. How about brake parts cleaner?
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I would think WD40 would work great since it is a solvent. How about brake parts cleaner?
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i use mineral spirits or denatured alcohol to clean my cases and spider gears.
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a special blend of cleaners and a $50 ultrasonic parts cleaner from northern tool
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Soak the parts in denatured alcohol or mineral spririts, then blow them with compressed air. If no air, then a can of buggy blast should clear out whats left, plus it dries quickly also.
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