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Old 10-24-2003, 04:27 PM   #1
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Default Silicone Diff grease, Axle thrust grease

Sup guys... I tend to rebuild my diffs semi-often, and from this point on, I refuse to pay 2.50$ for a tiny tube of slilicone diff grease, and another 2.50$ for a tiny tube of axle grease for the thrust bearing! TOTAL RIP OFF

There HAS to be a more economical solution! Is it possible to pick up this exact same stuff from lets say "home depot" by the jug? I know not just any axle or silicone grease will work... so I would need some details

Thanks for any info or ideas you guys might have.
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$2.50 worth of diff grease should last you a lifetime. You are suppose to use the diff grease sparingly as too much is a waste. Aslo if you "break-in" your diff right after a new rebuild you shouldn't be rebuilding a diff that much. Hope this helps.
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Old 10-25-2003, 09:59 AM   #3
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You can purchace a "Lifetimes" supply of thrust Grease in the form of an Automotive 'Moly' Grease.
For Diff grease I use 'Dow Corning' #4 silicone Grease. Found at Electronic supplies.

For less than $15usd total, you'll have enough for your Grand kids.
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I know if you are running a pan car, RadioShack Teflon lube works really well. That was my secret diff lube for years when I ran the F103 chassis car.
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