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Series 3 gear oil

Discussion in 'Series Land Rovers' started by Stormintrooper, Aug 16, 2019.

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  1. Stormintrooper

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    Any GL4 90 grade oil is OK for a series box. Good for swivels/steering box and steering relay to. Also OK for the front and rear diffs.
    Avoid the GL5 grade as it is supposed to harm any bronze bushes in the transmission.
     
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    Buy a gallon of GL4 90 and you will get through it. Get one of the pump things too, they come with a bottle but I've just found that the pump fits the top of the 5l container, wish I'd noticed that before I poured a litre if oil into it! Makes topping up so much eaiser that I'm now inlcined to do it a lot more often. I paid £15 at an auto jumble
    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Mini-Pum...=173980207832f4d4d634ad5e4a218ff780df99af044c
     
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    I got this lasts for several years / changes

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    You either do not drive it enough or it does not leak enough for that to last you a several years :p
     
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    Ha , correct only about 1000/yr normally but. Been working on the leaks recently too , I’m due for another
     
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