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36957

Re: Ranger diff service

I replaced my 3:73 Ranger with a 2:76 Salisbury after putting in 6 speed. The Salisbury has better traction and less noise. Still it could use stronger
hoochuck
3:25 AM
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36956

Re: Biturbo Spyder or Coupe Wanted

Yes, interesting. I've always been a little on edge about the design that had a not-precisely-hard component in the stack up of what was being measured, that
jdmichael2001
May 17
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36955

Re: Ranger diff service

I would say it's ok Bob. Interestong what someone said about older torsens having a bronze component that gets attacked by the LS additive. Not sure this fully
Nick Tallis
May 17
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36954

Re: Biturbo Spyder or Coupe Wanted

I didn't on mine and after all these years it's not bit me in the ass but yes that's a logical assumption. There were a number of field modifications made by
staatsof
May 17
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36953

Re: Ranger diff service

After having so much trouble with that splined shaft I'd be inclined to try something else, twice is enough. I had a friend make a puller to get the spline off
staatsof
May 17
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36952

Re: Ranger diff service

So having the additive for the clutch packs that's formulated into the lube is not going to cause any issues with the Torsen or Ranger diffs? And no, we don't
staatsof
May 17
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36951

Re: Ranger diff service

The Ranger diff have no adjustments other than what all diffs (limit slip or not) have. It is based on the fact that a gear pack in a close confinement will
einar_s
May 16
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36950

Re: Biturbo Spyder or Coupe Wanted

Thanks. (Knocks on wood here) It's probably another example of the hammer owner seeing nails everywhere. It just required a machining operation. I did
jdmichael2001
May 16
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36949

Re: Ranger diff service

Hellooooo! The additive you're on about is a friction modifier and is only needed on the Salisbury/Zf types (clutch pack instead of worm gears). The modifiers
Nick Tallis
May 16
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36948

Re: Ranger diff service

No, the extra friction modifier was suggested to me by a guy that's done a couple of transmissions for me and he also has raced for years with this own car.
staatsof
May 16
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36947

Re: Ranger diff service

Hi Bob S, I thought you and another gent had a discussion about an additive you also include at differential oil change, to withstand the track (heat?). I
edso30
May 16
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36946

Re: Ranger diff service

I'm about to change mine and I have the precursor to the Ranger, a Torsen unit, called the Sensitork. I'm wondering what the capacity is as my owners manual is
staatsof
May 16
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36945

Re: Ranger diff service

Sorry I forgot to include the baseline differential oil weight - 75w90 Look up message id# 36377 for the more recent discussion on oil weight, brands, etc.
edso30
May 16
#36945
 
36944

Re: Ranger diff service

Hi Oskar, For normal maintenance, replacing the oil should be good enough. Inspect the quality and materials that come out in the waste oil - that is most
edso30
May 16
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36943

What a week, some ramblings

For about the last week we've at least two people get POed and I'm still not really clear about why or who did what when or where? We also had one person leave
staatsof
May 16
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