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Old 01-06-2011, 05:15 AM   #1
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In your guys opinion, what is your favorite diff grease to put in diff cases and other areas?

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This is my personal favorite...Mobil 1 Synthetic
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This is my personal favorite...Mobil 1 Synthetic
http://shop.advanceautoparts.com/web...ci_sku=7070090
I agree 1000%.1 tube will last a lifetime.I have pretty much zero wear on my diff gears after a season.I can tell by the lack of need to adjust any shimming in my Losi 2.0 truggy.
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The mobil 1 is really good. I use a lube I got from the job. It's a high temp grease. Honestly any will work just make sure it's "stringy" this will ensure it stays on the gears instead of the diff case. I have heard of guys using wax base lube because it frees the drivetrain uP alot but I do not recommend this for the fact is is designed to attract dirt and then fall off. Granted there's not going to be a lot of dirt in the case, dust does penetrate. Why take that chance for so little gain? Jmo
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i use "red eye" grease for my real buggy cv joints on all my cars. it's a high temp minimal break down grease, so it'll last as long as you want it do, only down side it that it's sticks to your hands and is pesky to get it off.
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I use plumbers grease
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From 1:1 cars to 1:8 cars I always use my trusted mobile 1 full synthetic grease...
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I use that same Mobil1 on my ring and pinion gears....a giant tube is like $10 @ Auto Zone or PepBoys or even WalMart Im sure.....it will last a lifetime, I have been filling little jars full and giving it to people at the track.
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Best on the market!

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Thanks guys. I have actually been using Mobil 1 grease. I just wanted to make sure something better had not come out that i didn't know of.

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Am i missing something here? I've always filled my diffs with oil.
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Am i missing something here? I've always filled my diffs with oil.
Lol that's funny... We are actually talking about not actually filling diffs but lubing the outdrives, ring and pinion gears, cvds, and bearings... O yea and o rings...
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Am i missing something here? I've always filled my diffs with oil.
Yes you fill the diffs with oil. But were talking about the diff cases (what the diff goes in) for the Bevel and Conical gear. And other areas where you would need grease.
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I use 2 different products in the gear box. I prefer a moly based synthetic on the out drives. I use amsoil on them. Seized a couple center Mugen outputs with mobil 1 but I believe that's more of a problem with the Mugen tolerance and heat then the grease. But never seized another one once I switched at the suggestion of race car mechanic and his blathering about friction and pressure and blah blah blah. I just know the SHIZ works.

For the ring and pinion I've been using Eureka pro lube from TKO competition development. That stuff works awesome, wear is minimized and very little slings off. It's Australian, so it has to be good
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