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How to clean a one-way diff.?

Old 03-11-2007, 02:58 PM
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How to clean a one-way diff.?

My one-way diff is not any good ,and I may have to clean it , have any of you a good way how to do it
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Old 03-11-2007, 05:16 PM
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Take it apart and use a greaseless lubricant (eg.LPS1) and spray every part. then use a clean rag and wipe them off properly.now when re-assembling, use a small amount of dif lube for the moving parts too much will gather dirt or dust(same thing) and will cause alot of friction and parts gettin worn quickly
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I flush it with motor spray, whipe out with rag and flush again, light tapping to make sure all the sh#@ is out. Then i use a light bearing oil on each outdrive as i slide it into the oneway
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for me, i stick motor spray and alchohol into a ultrasound cleaner (never use water with a one-way, i tried it, it will rust). takes all the grit out of it... and use some serpent one way oil on it.
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I'm actually getting ready to clean one out will bushing oil or bearing oil work?
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That s fine also..

Actually, the best lubricant for a one way is transmission fluid...that stuff is MADE for one way bearings..
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Bushing/bearing oil is too slippery. Use a silicone diff grease like AE's or a specific oneway lube.
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Old 03-12-2007, 08:24 AM
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X-Ray sells bottles of "One-way lube"
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