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comment Difference between “Hypoid” and “Limslip” oils
Thanks for the tip. I checked the datasheet for the oil I purchased, and it says "All Penrite Limslip oils may be be used in conventional hypoid rear axles", so I feel reasonably comfortable that nothing bad is going to happen. The manual calls for a GL-5 oil (well actually it calls for Ford ESW-M2C108A, which appears to be comparable to GL-5), so I'm hoping that the corrosion/pH issue doesn't apply in this case.
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comment Difference between “Hypoid” and “Limslip” oils
I think you're right, the limslip oil was surprisingly expensive. I wasn't even paying attention to the prices at the time, as my theory was "well the fuel I put in my car costs less than $1.50 a liter, and oil is oil, so this shouldn't be too much more expensive than that". Turns out that theory was very incorrect.
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