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  • Rear Differential fill capacity debacle

    Ok i just drain and filled up a diff on a 31 and it took 1-1/2 pints.. some publications called for 1-1/2 quarts.

    See post #6 on this thread
    4~ Tudor's
    1~ Coupe

    Henry Ford said,
    "It's all nuts and bolts"


    Mitch's Auto Service ctr

  • #2
    1-1/2 pints is correct.

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    • BILL WILLIAMSON
      BILL WILLIAMSON commented
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      Only a MAGICTIAN could put in 1 1/2 QUARTS!!!

    • Mitch
      Mitch commented
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      Tell that to the publications listed in the above link. Plus when the question was asked many times over nobody had the confirmed answer

  • #3
    "It is written" is a convincing term for most even today .... Bibles, books, or newspapers ... poor old Galileo under house arrest for declaring the earth revolved around the sun .... 1-1/2 quarts ..... not to much changed! LOL

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    • #4
      I've never measured it, but I have just filled until it started to come out the fill hole. I'm interested to hear about anyone that actually fit 2 1/2 quarts in the rear.

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      • DaWizard
        DaWizard commented
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        Mike, if they did that I'd want too know how the rear brakes worked!

        I too only pump in what fills to leak out the fill hole. I don't see a reason to measure, it won't hold more!
        Last edited by DaWizard; 02-03-2018, 12:02 AM.

    • #5
      FWIW:

      Not too long ago, I read where it was found that people with a 1958 high school education were found to have better "basic", formal education knowledge than students graduating today with a Bachelors Degree from a University.

      Why bother trying to guess whether or not someone's rear end is capable of holding 2-1/2 pints?

      Liquid measurements? Hmmmmmm .... just ask anybody on the street today, (with no wrinkles), how many ounces are in a gallon?

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      • BNCHIEF
        BNCHIEF commented
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        True there were no public schools when the constitution was written yet these guys guys were prolific writers and scholars. I think schools should go back to shop classes again but they will not, I took wood working, metal shop and electronics all of which I have used my whole life.
        Last edited by BNCHIEF; 02-03-2018, 05:54 AM.

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