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Offline BC Miller

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Re: diff cover or skid?
« Reply #50 on: April 03, 2017, 07:08:36 AM »
I had zero issues with my PS cover. 3/8 drive socket fit no problem.

3/8"? Interesting.  The bolts that came with my cover had 1/2" heads.  If they were 3/8", I probably would have had just enough clearance.
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Re: diff cover or skid?
« Reply #51 on: April 03, 2017, 06:33:34 PM »
I had zero issues with my PS cover. 3/8 drive socket fit no problem.

3/8"? Interesting.  The bolts that came with my cover had 1/2" heads.  If they were 3/8", I probably would have had just enough clearance.

3/8" drive bright socket. Where you using a 1/2" drive or a impact? Both? In other words I used a thin walled socket.
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Re: diff cover or skid?
« Reply #52 on: April 03, 2017, 06:37:02 PM »
eric helped me out....great guy....I will be buying more from ORE in the future

Eric is a good dude. I've called for a part ( they have my CC on file  :cool: ) and ended B.S.ing for a 1/2 hour lol
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Re: diff cover or skid?
« Reply #53 on: April 19, 2017, 02:22:08 PM »





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Re: diff cover or skid?
« Reply #54 on: April 19, 2017, 09:01:13 PM »
Not sure if its in the instructions but measure the fluid yer putting in to factory spec, the fill is higher on those = overfill... ask me how I learned that a few years ago...
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Re: diff cover or skid?
« Reply #55 on: April 19, 2017, 09:10:54 PM »
Not sure if its in the instructions but measure the fluid yer putting in to factory spec, the fill is higher on those = overfill... ask me how I learned that a few years ago...
  This!  around 1"-1.5" below the fill hole on those depending on your pinion angle  :wink:   zip tie works good as a dipstick...
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Re: diff cover or skid?
« Reply #56 on: April 20, 2017, 07:23:27 AM »
Yes, either keep track of the amount of fluid and just add the capacity rated for the axle or fill to the bottom of the axle tubes, yes a tie wrap works well as a dip stick! :mrgreen:
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Re: diff cover or skid?
« Reply #57 on: April 20, 2017, 07:29:17 AM »
fill it to the top, It will find its happy spot eventually
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Re: diff cover or skid?
« Reply #58 on: April 20, 2017, 07:36:29 AM »
It will find its happy spot eventually

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Re: diff cover or skid?
« Reply #59 on: April 20, 2017, 07:37:39 AM »
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Re: diff cover or skid?
« Reply #60 on: May 06, 2017, 01:59:51 PM »



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Re: diff cover or skid?
« Reply #61 on: May 07, 2017, 10:11:19 AM »
I had the same question on the tera flex ones.....could only get a quart in rear,,,called eric he said to fill to factory specs through the top hole of the diff cover...pinion angle misleads you a bit..
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