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Old 12-11-2010, 09:06 AM
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So after installing the 4.10s and True Trac I really wanted a new diff cover to increase oil capacity to keep any possibilty of higher temps in check. After a little research and reading some reviews I decided on the Mag Hytec. It is an extremely well built piece and features:

• Magnetic drain plug and anodized aluminum dipstick with magnetic insert
• O-ring require no gaskets or sealant
• Routine lube maintenance without removing the differential cover
• 1/8 NPT temperature sender port
• 303 stainless steel hardware
• Lube level reference plug
• Finned aircraft aluminum housing

Fitment is perfect as there is about 3/8" between the cover and the track bar. Installation was really simple (about an hour) and per the instructions. I did have to remove the track bar to get the cover installed. I actually just removed one side of the track bar and pushed it up out of the way.

Capacity now is just over 4 quarts. I will recheck the level today and get a more accurate reading.
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Looks good to me!
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Nice!!
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Great install!!! It looks good there. Let us know on the fluid measurement.
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looks good man
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Sweet dude... thanks for the pics!
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Yea that looks really good!

I was caught in between the Mag-Hytec and the Oasis diff cover. I chose to go with the Oasis cover with the Ram head in chrome and the rest painted black. I thought it looked pretty cool. The MH looks really good though, great choice man!
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I am definately doing this when i switch out mine dresses up the axle nicely a definate eye catcher.
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looks like 4 quarts is just about perfect.
there are 2 lines on the dipstick representing low and max levels just like an engine oil dipstick and mine is measuring just above the lower line. If my wallet starts buring a hole in my pocket I'll buy another quart and see how much it takes to raise the line to the max line.
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Looks good, a little more volume and better heat dispensing is never a bad thing
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