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#3444399 - 08/03/14 03:39 AM Full Synthetic Gear Oil 75W-90 GL-5
Winter_Texan Offline


Registered: 07/31/14
Posts: 2
Loc: Alberta, Canada & Texas USA
I need 8 quarts of Full Synthetic Gear Oil 75W-90 GL-5 for the differencial in my Safari Trek motorhome.

What brands offer this gear oil spec and where are they normally available online?

Thanks.

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Travelling Coach: 2005 Safari Trek 28RB2, Workhorse W20 Chassis, 8.1L V8, Allison 1000 5 spd AT
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#3444402 - 08/03/14 04:21 AM Re: Full Synthetic Gear Oil 75W-90 GL-5 [Re: Winter_Texan]
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Registered: 10/13/13
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#3444409 - 08/03/14 05:03 AM Re: Full Synthetic Gear Oil 75W-90 GL-5 [Re: Winter_Texan]
Oil Changer Offline


Registered: 08/28/06
Posts: 2234
Loc: Michigan
Amsoil Severe Gear. Contact member Pablo.

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#3444412 - 08/03/14 05:16 AM Re: Full Synthetic Gear Oil 75W-90 GL-5 [Re: Winter_Texan]
Colt45ws Offline


Registered: 08/15/06
Posts: 7734
Loc: Central Washington
Amsoil Severe Gear is great stuff, but if you want something off the shelf, Valvoline Synpower 75W90 meets the SAE J2360 specification which is a tougher specification than just GL-5.
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#3444428 - 08/03/14 06:09 AM Re: Full Synthetic Gear Oil 75W-90 GL-5 [Re: Winter_Texan]
Whitewolf Offline


Registered: 10/05/06
Posts: 2182
Loc: MI, USA
I would advise part #88863089 alias 9986285 from a GM dealer.
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#3444433 - 08/03/14 06:24 AM Re: Full Synthetic Gear Oil 75W-90 GL-5 [Re: Winter_Texan]
dave123 Offline


Registered: 01/13/09
Posts: 1311
Loc: wi
I would go Redline or Amsoil 75w110 take your pick

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#3444436 - 08/03/14 06:27 AM Re: Full Synthetic Gear Oil 75W-90 GL-5 [Re: Winter_Texan]
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Registered: 02/03/08
Posts: 257
Loc: AB, Canada
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#3444469 - 08/03/14 07:42 AM Re: Full Synthetic Gear Oil 75W-90 GL-5 [Re: Winter_Texan]
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Registered: 01/01/13
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Loc: America's Dairyland
Off the shelf, Mobil 1 75w-90 is available. If there's an AAP near you use an online coupon to get it for $7.69/qt

Online, Red Line and Amsoil
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#3444473 - 08/03/14 07:49 AM Re: Full Synthetic Gear Oil 75W-90 GL-5 [Re: Winter_Texan]
barkingspider Offline


Registered: 12/22/13
Posts: 725
Loc: socal
Another vote for valvoline synpower 75w90 or chevron Delo 75w90 syn. Both are under $10 a quart.
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#3444702 - 08/03/14 12:47 PM Re: Full Synthetic Gear Oil 75W-90 GL-5 [Re: LotI]
buck91 Offline


Registered: 04/17/12
Posts: 903
Loc: West Michigan
Originally Posted By: LotI
Off the shelf, Mobil 1 75w-90 is available. If there's an AAP near you use an online coupon to get it for $7.69/qt

Online, Red Line and Amsoil


What code?
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#3444733 - 08/03/14 01:31 PM Re: Full Synthetic Gear Oil 75W-90 GL-5 [Re: Winter_Texan]
Greasymechtech Offline


Registered: 07/11/14
Posts: 879
Loc: Paradise of Florida
Any full synthetic GL5 75w90 can be used.

But, I'd recommend an OTR equivalent with Dana/Mack/Eaton/Arvin... specs.
Check your local truck stops to see what they carry.
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