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    Question Diff off- LS or standard oil?

    I know the standard diff is a vicous LSD. So does it matter if you use standard gear oil or should you get the equivalent "LS / limited slip" version?
    If price is the same, would the LS version be the better option?

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    75W90 GL5 is the correct oil

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    Quote Originally Posted by sx rider View Post
    75W90 GL5 is the correct oil
    Thanks, but it was more of a question of if the standard version or the "LS" version would be better. I messaged Opieoils and they said that since it is a viscous diff, buying the LS stuff would be of no benefit and just a waste of money. The LS is needed for plated/ etc. limited slip diffs.

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    The viscous fluid unit is sealed and is separate to the normal diff fluid. Just normal 75w90 from your favoured brand is what you wanna go for

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    Cheers guys! :-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by markcro View Post
    Thanks, but it was more of a question of if the standard version or the "LS" version would be better. I messaged Opieoils and they said that since it is a viscous diff, buying the LS stuff would be of no benefit and just a waste of money. The LS is needed for plated/ etc. limited slip diffs.
    That was me you spoke to

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    Quote Originally Posted by oilman View Post
    That was me you spoke to

    Cheers,

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    There you go, small world! :-) Thanks for the advice!

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