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This is a discussion on gear oil within the General Help forums, part of the LSx Technical Help Section category; um anyone know how many miles you should change your gear oil at?...

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    um anyone know how many miles you should change your gear oil at?

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    there should be an interval schedule in the owners manual. i want to say it's every 50k.

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    That sounds about right -- also, don't forget to pick up a bottle of limited slip additive.

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    thanks i was just wondering, because i had 3:73's installed about 9 months ago, and was wondering how long can i go until i have to change it. when they were installed, redline gear oil was added along with limited slip additive from gm performance

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    Most of the builders and gear manufacturers say to break it in then change the oil after 1500 miles - after that every 50 unless you beat on it, race a lot etc.

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    Hey if you have change it yet get about 3 bottles of royal purple..

    will keep your rear end cooler and last longer..its what i have in my 9bolt..

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    50K is what the manuel says. It specifies dino oil too FWIW. Additive if no torsen carrier... IIRC you will have some left over with 2qts.

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