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Old 09-29-2011, 07:12 AM
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Rear Diff oil change question

Hello I have a 2004 Rhino 660 that I am attempting to change the diff gear oil in and Ive read several posts from several forums and only one mentions that there is a viewing window to fill to in the rear end but for the life of me I cannot find it.

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It states not to fill to the fill hole as it can blow the seals. Can anyone point me to where to find this viewing window?

Thanks ~ Phil
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The 700 do not have a window. I fill mine even to the hole.
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Bottom of the hole... no issues in a few thousand kms!
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yes jsut fill it up until it oil comes back out of the hole, your good!
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Old 09-29-2011, 06:14 PM
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Ok thanks that makes it easy!
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Are you guys using regular differentail oil and anything special
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I run Royal Purple synthetic in mine 75w90 np so far.
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Castrol syntec 75w90 in mine....
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slowly rotate the ring gear once you think its full,I've had bubbles form in there and once u rotate the ring gear they pop and you can top it off to the bottom of the threads....careful gear oil stinks.............
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How much oil is in the diffs?
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A standard one litre bottle of gear oil did both of my diffs, and still had a bit left over.
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yes one bottle isplenty.

I think .34 in rear and .28 in front?
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I am using 75w-140 synthetic front and rear.
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Quote: Originally Posted by camshaw View Post
slowly rotate the ring gear once you think its full,I've had bubbles form in there and once u rotate the ring gear they pop and you can top it off to the bottom of the threads....careful gear oil stinks.............
I like this suggestion ! I will use it the next time I change gear oil.
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I always fill mine and then let it sit for a bit. I usually have to top it off 2 times before its actually full..it always keeps settling down.
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