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this diff cover made by Solid. but before i do, are there any others that u can recommend i look at first before i buy this one?
http://www.polyperformance.com/shop/...er-p-2678.html

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bad link dude. takes ya to an empty cart..
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bad link dude. takes ya to an empty cart..
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I just got one and it is beefy, very heavy, I was suprized

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I just got one and it is beefy, very heavy, I was suprized

ok good deal, i just ordered mine. did it come with that gasket and new bolts?
and it kinda sux because i just put my rear locker in and spent like 45 bucks on diff fluid, now ive gotta buy more lol
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it comes with bolts but not gasket, that is a lube locker gasketin the picture there about 20 buck
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it comes with bolts but not gasket, that is a lube locker gasketin the picture there about 20 buck
oh gotcha
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here is a good link the solid cover is a middle of the roader but for the pice its good most of those covers cost twice as much

Differential Cover Test - The Great Diff Cover Shootout - Jp Magazine
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here is a good link the solid cover is a middle of the roader but for the pice its good most of those covers cost twice as much

Differential Cover Test - The Great Diff Cover Shootout - Jp Magazine
damn, rated for a .454 round? thats pretty badass lol. thats a good article
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Ok wow. It's very interesting that I should come across this thread.

Just recently, I have noticed my rear diff leaking from the rear cover and pinion seal. Deciding to replace both, I went and bought all the necessary parts.

The pinion seal was an easy find.

Seeing, however, as how my diff's front cover is rusting to death, I've decided to replace the entire cover/seal in one shot.

I had to order it from Auto Zone and I JUST picked it up tonight.

For $20, I got a lightweight steel cover, magnet, and gasket... as a kit. (magnet not pictured)



I'll be putting this on hopefully this weekend.

I'll definitely let you guys know how it works out.

EDIT: LMAO! I've just realized how amusing this will look: A rust brown rear axle with a brand spanking new shiny diff cover... (donning redneck flame suit...)
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Ok wow. It's very interesting that I should come across this thread.

Just recently, I have noticed my rear diff leaking from the rear cover and pinion seal. Deciding to replace both, I went and bought all the necessary parts.

The pinion seal was an easy find.

Seeing, however, as how my diff's front cover is rusting to death, I've decided to replace the entire cover/seal in one shot.

I had to order it from Auto Zone and I JUST picked it up tonight.

For $20, I got a lightweight steel cover, magnet, and gasket... as a kit. (magnet not pictured)



I'll be putting this on hopefully this weekend.

I'll definitely let you guys know how it works out.

EDIT: LMAO! I've just realized how amusing this will look: A rust brown rear axle with a brand spanking new shiny diff cover... (donning redneck flame suit...)
nice! shoulda popped for a stronger diff cover. looks badass and is badass. i cant wait to test out my solid cover. but ya that will look funny haha, maybe grind down the axle tubes and re-paint them a nice black??
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nice! shoulda popped for a stronger diff cover. looks badass and is badass. i cant wait to test out my solid cover. but ya that will look funny haha, maybe grind down the axle tubes and re-paint them a nice black??

Yeah if only I had the time, my friend.
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does anyone have any more comment on this, how its helped to improve anything besides just looks,etc? thanks, Zach.
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does anyone have any more comment on this, how its helped to improve anything besides just looks,etc? thanks, Zach.
the only reason for these covers is because there so strong. u can hit them against a rock when ur wheelin and keep driving. with the stock cover, if u hit a rock, youve got a good chance its going to get dented and hit your gears, or it will rip off
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ok good deal, i just ordered mine. did it come with that gasket and new bolts?
and it kinda sux because i just put my rear locker in and spent like 45 bucks on diff fluid, now ive gotta buy more lol
just re-use the diff fluid.. i dont see any reason not too
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