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Old 08-24-2008, 10:43 AM   #1
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i recently bought this tamiya kit. the new TT-01E with the Porsche GT3 body. i've been into this hobby for quite a long time now but this will be my very first electric car. so i guess i'll be frequent in this forum from now on.

first question for now is....can i put silicone diff oil instead of the grease they supplied with the kit??? it's got no o-rings so i dont know if they will leak or not. anybody has done this???

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hows it going. if you want to tune the diffs, you should use something like diff clay, or silly puddy is what i use. Also some must have upgrades for this car are the ball bearing kit, the aluminum shaft, and the aluminum motor mount.

I just got one also, this is my fifth or sixth tt01, but first e. I'm doing mine as a rally car build and one thing i can say is that bushings are crap. i melted at least two (i'm still pulling the car apart) an probably more. So ball bearings is a must have!

any ways this is an awesome car and i'm sure youll love it. enjoy.
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thanks "peetie". yes i went and got a set of ball bearings when i got the car. so for sure i can't put silicone diff oil then right??? where can i get those "diff clay" or "silly puddy"???

thanks again....
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