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Fluids & brand suggestions

What are your suggestions for the various fluids, regular main parts and brands, etc?

This is what I have gathered so far:

⦁ Engine oil / Mobile 1 Syn- 5w-30w- 4.5-5 qts
⦁ Transmission- 2.75 qts/ Ford Motorcraft Synthetic MT Oil part number XT-M5-QS.-
⦁ SPARK PLUGS- OEM AC/Delco 41-108 PLUGS gapped to .28-GM says the gap should be .035 (If you start getting issues with misfires at high boost levels, try a smaller gap like the .032 or .028)

What about the
- Diff/rear axle
- Radiator (-9.5 qts)
- Brake/clutch fluid
- Power steering, etc

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Engine coolant I usually use Peak Global. It is Dexcool compliant but a different formula which I've always had good luck with.

Brake fluid I use Amsoil's race blend brake fluid. Can't remember the their name for it at the moment.

Power steering same thing. Amsoil's fluid that is meant for race applications. Both the brake fluid and power steering fluid are designed to have high heat tolerances and that's why I run them so any fluid that's designed for higher than normal heat would be good if you ever push your car hard.


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Engine coolant I usually use Peak Global. It is Dexcool compliant but a different formula which I've always had good luck with.

Brake fluid I use Amsoil's race blend brake fluid. Can't remember the their name for it at the moment.

Power steering same thing. Amsoil's fluid that is meant for race applications. Both the brake fluid and power steering fluid are designed to have high heat tolerances and that's why I run them so any fluid that's designed for higher than normal heat would be good if you ever push your car hard.
Thanks, that helps!

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Rear diff - ~1.5qt Royal Purple 75W90 MaxGear.

Tried Mobil 1 75W90 LS but it made the differential bind and make strange noises on turns. Both have the limited slip additive, but you can add an oz or 2 of GM 88900330 if you have noise.
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