What can I use for RC diff grease?

What can I use for RC diff grease?

What can I use for RC diff grease?

For filling gear diffs with grease, I have used Moly-Lithium grease with success. If your diffs aren’t sealed and can’t accept oil, I would go with this. I agree, any automotive brand that is designed for greasing rubber seals will work just fine for RC use…

What does diff oil do RC car?

A heavier differential oil will increase acceleration potential but will decrease off power steering capability. Under heavy acceleration there is potential for the rear end to swing out. A lighter oil will provide more on/off power steering, but decrease acceleration potential.

Can you mix RC diff oil?

yes they can. i do it often, but i always do a 50/50 mix to be more accurate.

How do I choose RC diff oil?

The diff oils have a significant impact on your car’s performance. The basic set up we recommend is 5000 cSt in the front, 5000 cSt in the center and 3000 cSt in the rear. With this setup, you’ll achieve neutral behavior while cornering and during acceleration when exiting corners.

What is the best grease for gears?

We have chosen the top three greases from the current market to help you select the right product.

  • Valvoline SynPower Synthetic Automotive Grease. This grease is composed of a lithium-based complex thickened in oil, along with premium grade additives.
  • Lucas Oil 10301 Heavy Duty Grease.
  • Maxima 80916 Waterproof Grease.

How do I put oil in my differential?

  1. Step 1: Secure the vehicle on jack stands or ramps.
  2. Step 2: Allow time for the gear oil to completely drain.
  3. Step 3: Locate and remove the gear oil fill bolt.
  4. Step 4: Use a pump to slowly add the recommended type of gear oil to the differential.

Is diff oil thick?

The differential uses thicker oil than the lube in your engine, which makes all of this just that much more interesting. Unfortunately, unlike in the engine oil video, spring has made its way to Russia.

Is it OK to mix different brands of gear oil?

Mineral oils, PAOs and esters may all be mixed together. Only polyglycol type synthetic oils (PG or PAG) may not be mixed with the other lubricant types. They can react together and form gum gels in the casings. Furthermore, they can sometimes be incompatible and immiscible with other polyglycols.

What happens if you mix gear oil?

Therefore, mixing oil and grease will change the ratio of the base oil to the thickener, resulting in a lower consistency grade. Combine this with the issues of viscosity and oil incompatibility and you have a recipe for disaster when lubricants are mixed.

What weight diff oil should I use?