One of the easiest and best upgrades that can be made to a truck is to replace the stock differential cover and transmission pan with an aftermarket unit. The stock units are usually made from pressed/formed sheet metal, so they don’t really absorb damage well; and they are suited to meet the specs layed down by the OEM engineers––which means they only hold the bare minimum of fluid deemed necessary to do the job. (more…)
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Bang-for-Buck Factor: When a significant other warns if your truck sits a centimeter higher without doing something to make it easier to get in and out of the cab, it would be followed by a call to a divorce attorney, the value of a set of quality running boards goes through the roof. Finding an affordable set that would serve the function of a traditional running board while still looking good was handled with a call to Go Rhino! for a set of black Dominator III side steps. (more…)
The Great Cover Up
One of the keys to keeping a differential alive is keeping it cool. Utilizing synthetic rear end gear oil helps, but nothing beats addition fluid capacity from an aftermarket rear end cover, which replaces the shallow, stamped steel factory unit. Ford Super Duty diesels are notorious for having factory diff covers with blistered paint on them, which indicates things inside are getting pretty hot.