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Old 07-26-2001, 01:12 AM
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I've searched around a bit without success to find a procedure for changing the gear oil in my 96. Will someone help me out?

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You've got to suck all the old lube out through the fill hole on the side of the differential. Use a vacuum pump device and get as much out as you can. Then fill it up with synthetic gear lube or regular gear lube with the anti-slip additive.

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Old 07-26-2001, 01:48 AM
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Bob,

I'd hoped someone had figured out where you could drill a hole to drain the lube and then tap the hole. I just figure sucking the lube out leaves a bunch in there.

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Yes you could drill one, but I'd be afraid of the metal filings getting in there!

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I just did my '92. I bought a "suction gun" at Pep Boys. The hose was pretty think, but I was able to push it down past the gears so it worked great and got just about all the old oil out. I then used the suction gun to refill it.

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Originally Posted by BlackbirdZ07:
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I just did my '92. I bought a "suction gun" at Pep Boys. The hose was pretty think, but I was able to push it down past the gears so it worked great and got just about all the old oil out. I then used the suction gun to refill it.

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Did the same thing and put new fluid back in plus a 4 oz bottle of positraction additive...simple procedure...just takes a lottle patience... [img]http]//www.corvetteforum.cc/ubb/biggrin.gif[/img]
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Hey Mark,get a pic of you vette up so we can see it.How bout some specs...

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I'll have to bring home the digital camera. It's a CE 6 Speed. Bose Gold, Elcectronic Air, Sport Seats. I bought the car in Dallas last weekend. It was at a used car lot. Prior to being on the lot it was one owner and local to Dallas.

No modifications other than the removal of the MAF screen. I'll be changing for a 160 thermostat and bypassing the throttle body "heat exchanger" this weekend in addition to changing all the fluids.

I can't believe they didn't put in a drain plug. Must have saved the better part of .25 per car.

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