I can't understand why but there must be a reason. You can use the hole in the cover to fill it, but take the plug out of the housing and use that for your fill level. Fill rear end with quality fluid, including posi-suppliment if this is a posi rear end. If you use Amsoil Severe Gear, try it first with no posi additive. Your best bet is to pull the driveshaft and take it to a driveshaft shop to have it balanced. Debuting in 1973, this differential is a full floating design with a ring gear diameter of 10. I tdidn't finish it, but then I started filling the tranny so I can't tell how much was really left.
I did mine at 600 miles and again at 1,200 miles. My 1996 Chevy truck comes with a breather hose on top of the rear differential housing. You'll need to jack up the entire rear end of the car and let the wheels drop as far as they will go. This number is stamped on the forward facing passenger side axle tube on 2nd generation and forward facing drivers side axle tube on 3rd gen camaros. But I'm pretty sure it's not more than 2 quarts.
Silver lining: I don't need no stinkin' drain plug, all I gotta do is poke it. It is supposedly only 2 quarts. When I start out cold the posi is quiet. Ron has me wondering now. But when it comes to road racing we always go mineral in engine trans and rear. This is one worthwhile investment.
It may be necessary to partially strip the forward face of the passenger side axle over the middle third of the length in order to locate and discern the characters. Some have drain plugs and some don't. Unless you have a posi type traction aid you can stick with the 85-90w oil sold everywhere. This is an area of the axle assembly that is commonly converted by the enthusiast to disc brakes for added braking performance and lower cost of maintenance. The pinion is also removable from the back as well making for easier access.
Years ago, I low buck road raced with a posi. Remember, on a rear end without a drain plug allways remove the fill plug first. I don't recall it taking more than a quart and a half. When it warms up, the clutches chatter in a slow turn. My 02 has one but a friend of mine bought his truck 6 months later and it has the same options but no drain plug. The also uses this axle with a.
Back too the 302,the guy was told to run 15k to 20k oil changes. Each axle will take about 2. I think the clutch style limited slips are the only ones that need that. Most gear companies say run specific breaking procedures in time miles and such. Also many of my projects I still try to get better performance and mileage out of so Ill use synthetics where possible. Also specific chemicals to reduce foaming, detergents to clean so your rings dont stick, or crud build up in lifter galley, etc.
General Description Composition: Straight tube, 2. Now want to gain some lost power then synthetics will help regain it. Some people had issues, I ran it in my roadrace bike and never had an issue. Mine had some water in the front end so it's a little more milky. And I also prescribe to the fact that sync motor oil can handle the 7. My unprofessional opinion would be this-Allowing the customer to find the happy medium while still honoring a warranty would not be cost effective for the manufacturer. At this point is when you start seeing problems that people will blame on the oil when really its negligence.
To set up rear end gears correctly requires experience usually, along with patience and special tools. The Chevelle is a coil spring car, however, if you weld spring… Remove the bolt retaining the heater hose clamp to the alternator adjusting bracketRemove the bolt retaining the negative battery cable to the alternator adjusting bracketif equipped if not remove the negative battery cableDisconnect the cable from the positive battery cableDisconnect the two electrical connectors from the rear of the alternatorRemove the bolt retaining the alternator to the adjusting bracketRemove the alternator pivot bolt and remove the alternator from the car 1971 was a tuff year for ss cars. They also analyze it to see what wearing and adjust additive packages or application lubes. Well the same thing has happened with synthetics. Mine had a collection of fuzz on it with only 12k miles on the truck when I switched both front and rear over to the Series 2k oil. Remove the wheels, look straight into the rear wheel well. Have Orignal 12 bolt - with a posi Eaton 3.
One change that occurred in the second design was that on some models the brake drum could be removed without having to remove the hub and axle shaft. Atleast the ones from Eaton. Some folks have commented that if you don't keep the fluid low, the excess will be forced out the vent tube. You'll need a slide-hammer for this job too. I used the recomended Richmond synthetic lube when I changed the gears. Let it get slightly tacky.
Bolt back up the differential cover. Many brand name gear lubes contain some limited-slip friction modifier in their formulation. Remember up until the advent of using petroleum products whale oil was preferred lubricant. I am just wondering about this, because when trailering, you want more oil to keep its temperature down. That is a pretty simple task. Hi Bob, With all the humor I can muster up in an Internet post, I say. I have a 396 Elco with 12 bolt 3.