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Old 04-29-2012, 11:57 PM
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So I changed the front and rear diff fluid today and I just read that I needed 75W90 synthetic in the front and 75W140 synthetic in the rear with LSD additive (4oz).

So I called auto parts supplier on Friday and told them all info about my truck. Parts place said they had no stock on (Amsoil) what I needed but would call another store and have it delivered. I said Ok and that evening the Dodge dealership delivered my supplies. I didn't know they carried Amsoil at the dodge dealer I only ever seen Mopar products there but they only sent me Amsoil 75W90 and the LSD additive. I changed out fluid in both diffs and was later looking up on website about Amsoil to see about trans fluid and transfer case fluid change over and they say I need 75W140 gear oil in rear.

Will the 75W90 gear oil be ok or do I need to change it out? 75W90 is what the dealer sent me..
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From the owner's manual

Rear Axle – 1500 Models MOPAR
 Synthetic Gear Lubricant SAE 75W-140 (MS-8985). Limited-Slip
Rear Axles require the addition of 118 ml (4 oz.) MOPAR
 Limited Slip

Additive or equivalent.
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You need 75W-140. I run that in the Royal Purple flavor
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