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Old 08-02-2003, 01:00 AM   #1
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oil capacity for the 8.5" 10 bolt rear end?

just as the title says... does anyone know the capacity for the 8.5" rear diff?

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Old 08-02-2003, 01:02 AM   #2
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fill till it over flows. just get 2-4 quarts of fluid. not sure how much it takes really.

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Old 08-02-2003, 01:07 AM   #3
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the 7.5" axle takes just under 2 quarts so i would say it takes somewhere around 2-2.5quarts.
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