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Do you lube your diffs??

Old 05-17-2004, 10:19 AM
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I just bought a Pro4 and was planning to start building it. I saw some posts on this forum saying that to get the smoothest drivetrain you DO NOT lube your diffs. Is this true? Wouldn't it wear out real quick if you don't lube them?

And what kind of lube do you all use for your diffs?
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Old 05-17-2004, 04:14 PM
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LUBE, LUBE, LUBe, you differentials must be lubed, people who say not to are stupid, you will grind the balls, gear, and pads, either use the lube the kit supplies, or MIP makes good stuff too.
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Old 05-17-2004, 07:20 PM
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I just bought a Pro4 and was planning to start building it. I saw some posts on this forum saying that to get the smoothest drivetrain you DO NOT lube your diffs. Is this true? Wouldn't it wear out real quick if you don't lube them?

And what kind of lube do you all use for your diffs?
if you dont LUBE the diff's. you'll only have another expence so do it right the first time no matter what others tell you ....common sence covers all aspects of car building ..
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Old 05-17-2004, 08:39 PM
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my philosophy, dump as much grease on it as possible, and then if needed wipe the excess off.
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Old 05-18-2004, 08:19 AM
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my philosophy, dump as much grease on it as possible, and then if needed wipe the excess off.
HOW OFTEN you need to redo the greasing again on your balls?

how to know its time to grease 'em?

is there any signal or something like that?

what kind of grease? the white ones? i think definitely not the black grease... is it?

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Old 05-18-2004, 07:18 PM
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yes, it's the white stuff, i rebuild my diff's(clean them, replace worn parts, every 3 weeks pretty much.
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Old 05-21-2004, 07:35 AM
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Ok I saw some pics on the Pro4 thread. The edges of their chassis are CAed and look very shiny, but when I CA my graphite parts I seem to get CA all over the place and it looks dull and uneven when it dries off. What is the proper way to treat my graphite parts? What type of CA should I use?
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