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Old 08-02-2013, 05:37 PM   #51
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Just changed mine today at 33,100 miles. Lots of stuff stuck to both magnetic plugs. Yuck.

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Old 08-03-2013, 01:51 PM   #52
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Old 08-07-2013, 01:53 AM   #53
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What oil do it need for a LLT auto ?
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Old 08-07-2013, 03:33 AM   #54
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I used Mobile 1 75W-90 synthetic in my LFX auto. I think they are the same.
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Old 08-07-2013, 09:29 AM   #55
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I used Mobile 1 75W-90 synthetic in my LFX auto. I think they are the same.
Do i need any sort of addictive ?
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Old 08-07-2013, 02:00 PM   #56
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No, the V6 autos aren't limited-slip. The stuff I used was labeled "LS" so it had some friction modifier in it. I asked the parts guy if that would be a problem, and they said it wouldn't. It is a problem if you put stuff with no additives in an LSD, though.
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Old 08-08-2013, 01:01 PM   #57
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thanks for the thread..
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Old 08-10-2013, 03:59 PM   #58
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Did this today for the first time after only 24000 miles on my car, and there was probably a half inch of shavings on the bottom screw. Is that normal?
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Old 08-11-2013, 09:26 AM   #59
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I think it's normal. I don't have an LSD, and I had thick buildup on both my plugs at just over 30,000 miles.
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Old 08-11-2013, 11:32 AM   #60
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What's is the current recommendation on when to change dif fluid on an SS?
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Old 02-18-2014, 06:50 PM   #61
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Approaching 1500 miles soon and going to change the engine oil then.
Might as well as do the diff. also. Have a 2014 SS, and looking at recommendations for best oil/filter and rear diff. fluid I can purchase from local auto store.

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Old 02-19-2014, 11:03 AM   #62
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Old 02-19-2014, 01:17 PM   #63
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I'll probably get mine changed around 15,000 miles. I only have 6,400 now, so I've got time.
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Old 02-19-2014, 04:41 PM   #64
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So Im going to stick with Mobil 1..
do I get the LS 75w90? with or without an additional additive?

sorry but reading it all made me dizzy..

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Old 02-19-2014, 05:14 PM   #65
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Great write up. 👌 question by changing the Rear Diff do you notice a change in how the car now drives? Curious if there's a difference or not?


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Approaching 1500 miles soon and going to change the engine oil then.
Might as well as do the diff. also. Have a 2014 SS, and looking at recommendations for best oil/filter and rear diff. fluid I can purchase from local auto store.

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I think it's a good idea to change it at 1500-3000 miles and again at 15,000 then just stick to the factory service intervals.

I changed mine at 3,000 miles and noticed the shavings most others are seeing, this is just due to break in, but that is why its a good idea to change the oil early and get them out, you don't want the shavings hanging around getting into bearings and such.
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Old 02-19-2014, 06:22 PM   #67
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I think it's a good idea to change it at 1500-3000 miles and again at 15,000 then just stick to the factory service intervals.

I changed mine at 3,000 miles and noticed the shavings most others are seeing, this is just due to break in, but that is why its a good idea to change the oil early and get them out, you don't want the shavings hanging around getting into bearings and such.
Looking at doing this at 1500, just looking what I should pick up at local auto shop for the rear diff. fluid. Want to make sure use the correct stuff. Same for the oil, looking at the Mobile 1 FS, but if there is something better that can be bought locally vs. online, please let me know..thx
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Looking at doing this at 1500, just looking what I should pick up at local auto shop for the rear diff. fluid. Want to make sure use the correct stuff. Same for the oil, looking at the Mobile 1 FS, but if there is something better that can be bought locally vs. online, please let me know..thx
I personally like royal purple for the rear end and I would stick with mobil 1 for the motor until you warranty is up.
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I personally like royal purple for the rear end and I would stick with mobil 1 for the motor until you warranty is up.
Does the rear diff. fluid need to have that friction stuff in it for the SS?
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Does the rear diff. fluid need to have that friction stuff in it for the SS?
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The RP has the additive in it, but I would just check the bottle to make sure as many don't have it, but yes you need an the additive for the limited slip diff in the SS.
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Anyone have to add more LSF modifier to the mobile one that has it included? Changing it out tonight and didn't get more modifier.
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Old 04-10-2014, 06:55 AM   #72
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Going to change the fluid soon, did you use a torque wrench or just hand tighten? I'm new to doing it yourself mode, hence this dumb question, do you have a washer associated with the bolt that should be replaced. If so do you purchase from your Chevy dealer?
I purchased some race ramps to make changing the oil,differential fluid easier to do. My driveway has mild incline so I plan on backing the car on to the ramp till it's level. Then put the emergency brake on and blocks around the tires to keep the car in place. This way I should have some extra room to work under the car for this fluid change and still keep the car fairly level.
For the oil change I'll move the car fully onto the ramp.
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Going to change the fluid soon, did you use a torque wrench or just hand tighten? I'm new to doing it yourself mode, hence this dumb question, do you have a washer associated with the bolt that should be replaced. If so do you purchase from your Chevy dealer?
I purchased some race ramps to make changing the oil,differential fluid easier to do. My driveway has mild incline so I plan on backing the car on to the ramp till it's level. Then put the emergency brake on and blocks around the tires to keep the car in place. This way I should have some extra room to work under the car for this fluid change and still keep the car fairly level.
For the oil change I'll move the car fully onto the ramp.
Thx for the good info btw.
If you have a torque wrench it's a good practice to look up the torque specs and use it when starting out, but personally I don't feel the drain plugs on the diff are necessary to have an exact torque. I don't remember for sure if there was a washer on these or not, but no you shouldn't need to replace it if there is.
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There is a rubber washer. I just cleaned it up and tightened ( goodntight )
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