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Old 03-04-2016, 11:24 AM   #1
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I want to replace my differential cove and change to royal purple gear lube. How do I know what size cover I have without getting under to measure it. It's a 2014 V6 'vert. Are the all 8.8 regardless?
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all 11+ cars have the same 8.8 rear end. Any 8.8 diff cover for those years will work. Why are you wanting a new diff cover?
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Have to take it off to drain it, so figure get a finned one and powder coat it grabber blue I cam in third at the shiners car show last time trying to move up to second or first plus the fins will cool it and make things last a bit longer I drive all my cars till the have like 250,000 or more miles on them
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Old 03-04-2016, 12:40 PM   #4
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This is what i have. Has the ports for fill / Drain, which is kind of nice.

Ford GT500 Finned Mustang Differential Cover - 8.8 in. DR3Z4033B (86-14 V8; 11-14 V6, Excludes IRS) - Free Shipping
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I paid $60 shipped for mine from Levittown Ford, shipped. Buy it here instead: http://www.fordpartsgiant.com/parts/...3z-4033-a.html

looks like most stores jacked the price.

You will also need two packs of ARP 651-1250 bolts since the cover is a different thickness and the stock bolts don't work.

They are all tapped for drain and fill plugs now. The part number I bought was DR3Z-4033-A, if you want to search google for pictures. Same. exact. cover.
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Indeed. It is an OEM part, so if you can find it used somewhere or at a wholesale price i'd jump on it.
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Got that cover also. I think I paid like $80 bucks shipped with bolts.
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I paid $60 shipped for mine from Levittown Ford, shipped. Buy it here instead: DR3Z-4033-A - Genuine Ford COVER - REAR AXLE HO

looks like most stores jacked the price.

You will also need two packs of ARP 651-1250 bolts since the cover is a different thickness and the stock bolts don't work.

They are all tapped for drain and fill plugs now. The part number I bought was DR3Z-4033-A, if you want to search google for pictures. Same. exact. cover.
Does it come with a gasket?
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When i do mine i use rtv silicone. It makes a gasket.

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https://youtu.be/jIXoRbIIK_o
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These are the parts that I used when installing this cover on my 2012 GT.

REAR COVER | Genuine Ford | DR3Z-4033-B

http://m.summitracing.com/parts/ARP-651-1250

https://lmr.com/item/LLR-F880/lubelo...l-Cover-Gasket

Amazon.com: Royal Purple 01301 Max Gear 75W-140 High Performance Synthetic Automotive Gear Oil - 1 qt.: Automotive

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Get yourself a couple cans of Brake cleaner and a can of gasket remover. Makes removing the old gasket /rtv much easier.

Also a small hand pump to put the oil back in comes in handy too. I have this one:

https://www.google.com/search?q=oil+...Gcvd-QHqooqQAw


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I went a slightly different direction with my diff cover: https://lmr.com/item/M4033G2/Ford-Mu...rential-Girdle.

Stupidly I didn't measure the pipe thread size for the drain plug before filling as I'd like to get a magnetic drain plug for good measure.
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Thanks for al the help guys now another question how oftn do you change that fluid?
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I track mine, it gets changed every 6 track days roughly 12 hours of tracking.

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Thanks, Jza but I dont track mine
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I track mine, it gets changed every 6 track days roughly 12 hours of tracking.

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Is that with the Factory fill 75w140 + friction modifier, or do you use something lighter? I typically use redline 75w90 but wasnt 100% certain on my intervals.

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Thanks, Jza but I dont track mine
Ford rates their 75w140 as a "one time" thing. Not sure how i feel about that...
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Is that with the Factory fill 75w140 + friction modifier, or do you use something lighter? I typically use redline 75w90 but wasnt 100% certain on my intervals.



Ford rates their 75w140 as a "one time" thing. Not sure how i feel about that...
After being married twice I can you nothing lasts forever,lol

I want to swap it out with royal purple anyone got any pros or cons
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I use redline or Amsoil personally. Not saying Royal Purple isnt good, but its just never been one to tickle my fancy.
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I use the 75w140 no friction modifier. But i have the torsion dif. It's not needed. And i use RP

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