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Old 12-22-2010
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Changing Rearend Fluid

Is there a gasket you use to seal the cover or is RTV used? Its a 7.5" BTW.

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ive seen gaskets used before but most just use RTV, thats all i use.
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I use RTV at work. there are gaskets out there. but not everyone has them in stock.
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I wont be changing the oil until next weekend maybe so i have time to order something.

Whatcha think of this?
http://www.taperformance.com/proddet...prod=TA_1805-G

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Don't use the gasket, use RTV.
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I used the High Temp RTV cause I had it and worked great.
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i agree just use rtv
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Oil-Resistant RTV and you're good to go. Lube Locker gaskets work well too.
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Most places carry the gasket. I always use one.
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I just use RTV. I clean any debris from the cover and the diff so the oil don't find any leaks went putting it all back together.
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Gasket here...nice and easy lol.
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