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Old 07-25-2010, 12:23 PM   #1
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Currently I am using Mugen diff fluids for my Truggy but I want to know if who makes the "best" fluids. Is it Mugen or Losi,AE ect...?
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Old 07-25-2010, 12:27 PM   #2
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there are no best. it is just a silicone oil. just pick your brand and stick to it as thickness differs from brand to brand even with the same rating
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mugen oils seem to thin out pretty quick, shock and diff oil. i keep going back to AE, seems to last longer and doesnt thin out as quick as others.
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ever see a note on a NON Losi car setup sheet by some of the top pros stating Losi oils were used? There's a reason for that
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Old 07-25-2010, 01:03 PM   #5
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ever see a note on a NON Losi car setup sheet by some of the top pros stating Losi oils were used? There's a reason for that
I am starting to thing this.

anyone have a conversion from Mugen oil to Losi Oil.

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Old 07-25-2010, 01:34 PM   #6
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Actually, with regards to silicone oils, Kyosho viscosity values are closest to what's on the label. Mugen are close behind. There was a thread about this early last year.
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there are no best. it is just a silicone oil. just pick your brand and stick to it as thickness differs from brand to brand even with the same rating
Yep +1 to that. I use losi personally. I have tried mugen and the tops always pop off then there's a mess everywhere.
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Yep +1 to that. I use losi personally. I have tried mugen and the tops always pop off then there's a mess everywhere.
lol yep your right. Everytime you know its going to happen so I wait for it and then get pissed when that top goes boooooommmmmm
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http://www.twf8.ws/new/tech/shocks/shock.htm

Some good info there.

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Some good info there.

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No conversion from Mugen to Losi??????????
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lol yep your right. Everytime you know its going to happen so I wait for it and then get pissed when that top goes boooooommmmmm
I thought I was the only one that happened to...lol. I put more fluid on ,y table than I do in the diffs...
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Old 07-25-2010, 07:31 PM   #12
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mugen oils seem to thin out pretty quick, shock and diff oil. i keep going back to AE, seems to last longer and doesnt thin out as quick as others.


your right about, the mugen diff oil it does thin out too fast.
espially there lighter oils.


ofna diff oil last pretty long its thick ! losi diff oil also is good.
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don't forget about OFNA diff oil....been running it for the past 6 years and have yet to have a problem. of course, i'm super anal about fresh diffs and will generally clean out and refill all 3 diffs in my mugen every other weekend. everyone's right about the mugen oil tho...bad bottle design and tends to thin out faster.


as far as shock oil, it's losi all the way for me!!!!
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associated diff oil and losi shock oil best bang for your buck
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