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I live in Michigan, I need to change my final drive gear oil.. what would you all recommend?.. 70 80 90?
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I live in Michigan, I need to change my final drive gear oil.. what would you all recommend?.. 70 80 90?
Pretty sure I used 90 when I did mine.

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75w/90 or 80w/90

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75w/90 Synthetic....I think I used a 75/100...any "hypoid gear oil" is likely fine..
But seriously...use a full synthetic.

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Walmart had 80w90 when I did mine, so I just used that.

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75w/90 Synthetic....I think I used a 75/100...any "hypoid gear oil" is likely fine..
But seriously...use a full synthetic.
I think KM has covered all the bases here. Any multi-grade synthetic gear oil will fill the bill.

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