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Old 03-04-2010, 10:18 PM   #1
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Default Diff Gear Fluid/Oil

Hi there, am new to this side of the hobby and was wondering which brand of Diff Gear Fluid/Oil do you guys use?

Is there any brand better than another?

I am currently based in Hong Kong/China and was also wondering does the temperature have a factor?

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Old 03-05-2010, 01:12 AM   #2
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My favorite diff and shocks fluids are Losi and Mugen. Losi is a bit cheaper so is what I usually run.

As for temperature in diffs. I don't adjust for it, the diffs can get very hot during a run and I would think that would have a highier impact over outside temperature.

As for temperature in shocks. Yes I do slightly adjust for temperature in shocks. Say if I usually run 40wt at 30*C (about 85*F) if the temperature goes to 15*C (about 60*F) I will go down to about 37.5wt.
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Im runn all MUGEN oils in my Losi
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PTRC's silicone fluids are the purest, most consistent silicone we have ever come across. They are hand blended and each batch is checked for accuracy.

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I run ofna oil and never had a problem.
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Mugen in the diffs, Losi in the shocks.
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Mugen in the diffs, Losi in the shocks.
+1. thats what ive been doing for years
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thanks for the advise
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