Do you paint the bolts when painting your diff cover?


BlueChip

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When you have painted the Dana 30/Dana 44, did you do the bolts also????

from this...

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To this:
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Black or red bolts???? (All black LJ for reference )

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BlueChip

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The 30 fluid looked mint....
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The 44’s a bit more “used”.
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Appeared to be “factory” seal:
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After 165k of former owners..../she’s getting all fresh fluids and being treated with the respect she deserves.
 
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