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post #1 of 12 Old 01-25-2013, 10:43 PM Thread Starter
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Differential oil and amsoil oil filter

Good evening everyone. Tomorrow i am doing an oil change on the truck and i will be going with amsoil 5w-30 synthetic. I saw that they have oil filters too. Do they work for the armada? If so what number because on their website they had a bunch of #s. Also i will be changing the front and rear differential oil. Which oil should i use to refill them?


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Re: Differential oil and amsoil oil filter

Sorry i dont have a part number but Here is a thread I made regarding changing diff oils. It also contains other threads made by other members on the type of oil n procedures.

There are quite a few thread discussing the oil weight. I know that scr38 use strictly amsoil. So u a search on his sn maybe he post a part number. If not he will probably pop in and let u know.

http://www.clubarmada.com/forums/sho...d.php?p=205461


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Here are the oil filter specifications:
Oil Filter Absolute Efficiency Oil Filter (EA15K13)

http://www.amsoil.com/shop/by-produc...ode=EA15K13-EA
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Thank you guys so much. Im going to order them today and probably by next week because i got caught up in a few things today and couldn't go.


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I think amsoil has some synthetic for the diffs, but FWIW, this is what I used:

http://www.clubarmada.com/forums/showthread.php?t=17701

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I think amsoil has some synthetic for the diffs, but FWIW, this is what I used:

http://www.clubarmada.com/forums/showthread.php?t=17701
Amsoil has 75w-90 for the diff oil. What is the difference between 75w-90 and 80w-90?


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I think the 75w-90 is Full Synthetic and plenty of ppl have used it.

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I think the 75w-90 is Full Synthetic and plenty of ppl have used it.
thanks so much pops. I really appreciate it.


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Re: Differential oil and amsoil oil filter

I been wanting to do the service on the transmission and differentials for so long now but I'm scared
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If you tow much I would use the Amsoil 75-140 in the rear diff.
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