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Gear Break-in

Old 11-02-2006, 02:13 AM
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gears dont require break ins
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Old 11-02-2006, 02:14 AM
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Thats what i want to hear! i just cant afford to break it or anything!
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Old 11-02-2006, 02:25 AM
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I mashed the gas with about 60 feet on my gears. They whine, but they are motive, so im not worried about it.
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Old 11-02-2006, 03:14 AM
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i overhaul atleast one differential a week.. whether it be a navigator, cop car, or freinds.... never had one comeback...... just get ur pinion depth, backlash, and ur pretty much set
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Old 11-02-2006, 03:18 AM
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im not doing the install my self, im having a local shop do it for me. i hope they do a good job, i just moved and i dont know who to trust or what shop to use. I hope i picked a good one. How would i be able to tell if they did the job right?
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Old 11-02-2006, 03:32 AM
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drive the car at about 50 to 60mph light throttle.... like barely even touching the throttle... let of the gas than again with the throttle.. ur looking for a howling noise
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Old 11-02-2006, 05:11 AM
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[quote]ORIGINAL: benb95

what does your car run? (Stanpower) I have no idea never had it a the strip.I would guess low to mid 14's........
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Old 11-02-2006, 11:25 AM
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Blut88GT

Royal Purple 75w90 is what you want, although i've heard to use conventional gear oil to start with, then change it after 1000 miles or so.

Also, I looked at a FRPP cover and decided to go with a Trick flow rear end cover/girdle... Very high quality, like everything else they make!

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Old 11-02-2006, 01:11 PM
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So you are saying that i will need to change the gear oil about 1000 miles after the install. Dont you have to have some special tool or pump thing to do that? i dont see how to get the oil in the rear-end. I dont think i would be able to just dump the oil in.
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Old 11-02-2006, 01:22 PM
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Guess Im not breaking mine in! whooaaa lol
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