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Limited slip diff oil additive

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by Zlatko, Jan 31, 2006.

  1. Zlatko

    Zlatko Junior Member
    from uae
    Messages: 2

    Chev Trailblazer 2002: Could anyone give advice should I use oil additive for limited slip diff? Diff is charged with fully synthetic oil now and yes, the truck is driven in rather hot climate in UAE - if that makes any difference.Thanks!
  2. scottL

    scottL PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,600

    Full synthetic - should not be any need to use another additive. Normally using the recommended blend is plenty fine unless you are really tearing it up. The dealer sells a special limited slip additive which is very good. It just makes it extra slippery. If your worried about heat then you change the velocity to compensate. However, you have to take it easy when you start until the fluid warms up and flows freely. Kind of a double edge sword.