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4x4 Sct diffs...grease? Or oils??

Old 12-27-2018, 05:18 PM
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Hi all,

quick question. Ive been playing around with my Hyper 10sc for awhile now in its stock format...ie with Grease in all three diffs. Iím just bashing and having fun with this thing for the moment...not racing...how important is it for me to transition to diff oils instead of grease? Or should I just keep them filled with grease for the time being?

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Old 12-27-2018, 09:22 PM
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no real need to transition to diff oils. I race and I have found for me different grease works better unless im having a traction issue then I run oils.. good ol. marine grease gets my job done only blown 1 set of diff gears in my losi.s. scte v3 2 and 1 are also run hard those are my basher's.
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The oils will improve traction considerably, especially when you punch it out of a corner, even more so when grip is high. It also improves handling. But there's no real need to do so, as the previous poster said.

If you're only bashing, the oil will prevent "1 tyre fires", reducing tyre wear somewhat, and allow you to get out of sticky situations instead of spinning its wheels uselessly.
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Try the oils, worth it. Start with 5, 5, 2, FCR and see how you like it.
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The thicker the grease or oil, the more you have a posi traction effect. The lighter the oil the more it acts like a ball diff and helps in cornering. If youre using it for racing and tight turns then go with a light oil. If youre just bashing and want both tires to lay down traction then go thicker with grease or oil.
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Just my opinion but if your just bashing i wouldnt mess with changing to oils.
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