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Old 01-22-2007, 09:02 PM
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Question Mobil1 75-90W synthetic = 90W hypoid gear oil??

Mid job dumb newbie question...doing the rear axle replacement...

Mobil 1 doesnt say 'hypoid' on it...Ive heard of other people using it so im sure its fine, just want to make sure before I commit...

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Old 01-22-2007, 10:45 PM
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Synthetic.
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Old 01-22-2007, 11:27 PM
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thats what I run in mine.
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Old 01-23-2007, 10:18 AM
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hypoid
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Old 01-23-2007, 10:58 AM
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Interesting.

So is Mobil1 75W-90 oil Hypoid gear oil? It doesnt use that verbeage anywhere on the package...

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Old 01-23-2007, 11:25 AM
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As long as it is GL-5 oil, it is hypoid.
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