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97 SL320 09-14-2018 09:12 PM

Differential cover testing from Gale Banks
 
See what Gale Banks has to say about fluid levels in a differential but it will apply to any flooded lube gear system. This is part 1 and 2, part 3 has not been posted yet.

Also dig around on the net to see what Gale Banks has to say about diesel smoke and power.

Do Diff Covers Work or Are They Just Bling? Part 1
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n4DQ-jzKQRw


Part 2 of the diff cover / fluid level test. ( there will be a part 3 later )
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=09JsDorR6tw


No part 3 yet, just a side bar. I'm surprised how much the oil foams up.

What's going on behind your stock diff cover?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-yG3D3JBRs

97 SL320 10-05-2018 08:07 PM

Part 2.5 EDITED ( not really part 3 yet )

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0PMvVcsU3PE

Dubyagee 10-05-2018 09:06 PM

My inner gearhead thanks you

97 SL320 11-11-2018 10:59 AM

Another update.

Banks All New Rear Differential Cover – Perfecting the Design

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_Jamg2gpgk

You would also like the drag racer Warren Johnson, he came at the problem from an engineering perspective. Raised on a farm, he had the 60's NASA " We are going to the moon before the decade is out " work ethic all too lacking today.

I like his straightforward no BS style, and the ability to back it up with intelligence.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wcaWW9fkAXE
SEASON 4, LEGENDS: THE SERIES - THE LEGEND OF WARREN JOHNSON

And

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQlsohqB7To

Warren Johnson talks about Bob Glidden

I'm linking this with another thread in case I don't update this one.

https://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/diesel-discussion/391894-717-400-getrag-5-speed-idle-noise.html


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