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Old 12-13-2013, 10:38 AM
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Hi, I recently changed the rear differential fluid in my 98 Dakota 4x4 and put limited slip additive in it, my question is does the front axle require the additive?
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No the front is not an LSD differential.

Only the rear.
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Old 12-13-2013, 08:16 PM
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ill be honest with you i dont add any thing to eather front or rear on my 97. and i have a limited slip. i think its personal pref honestly because our front diff matcher the chevys and they dont use additives and either does any other limited slip rear end
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ill be honest with you i dont add any thing to eather front or rear on my 97. and i have a limited slip. i think its personal pref honestly because our front diff matcher the chevys and they dont use additives and either does any other limited slip rear end
Chevy limited-slip diffs use an additive, as does any clutch-type limited-slip I'm aware of. Don't be surprised if you find your clutches in little pieces one day.
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Chevy limited-slip diffs use an additive, as does any clutch-type limited-slip I'm aware of. Don't be surprised if you find your clutches in little pieces one day.
+1. ANY LSD should have the additive. It does not vary from manufacturer to manufacturer.
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