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Old 12-03-2006, 11:38 PM   #1
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what kind of lubricant does the np 231 transfer case take?

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Old 12-04-2006, 05:11 PM   #2
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i cant believe nobody knows this?

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I do believe any good automatic transmission fluid will do just fine. Like Dextron II
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I use the same ATF that I put in my tranny.
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I do believe any good automatic transmission fluid will do just fine. Like Dextron II
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Yep. You can use it in the diffs too. There's a fella hear with a great big TJ. He told me he uses Royal Purple for everything.
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Yep. You can use it in the diffs too.
YIKES!! with 1800.00 worth of gears and lockers plus 500.00 in labor to set them up I think I will stick to Gear Oil, atf may work great but I dont want to be the one to find out it does not!!
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I hear ya. I really don't think there is anything to be concerned about, but who knows for sure. I use what the manufacturer recommends and stick with that. I don't want to experiment with stuff either.
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I hear ya. I really don't think there is anything to be concerned about, but who knows for sure. I use what the manufacturer recommends and stick with that. I don't want to experiment with stuff either.
Yeah I maean you might save .75 a qt on the Oil but why risk thousands of dollars for that?
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I use the same ATF that I put in my tranny.
That idea works fine, unless you have a manual trans.

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