HPI Monster Truck Forum Talk about HPI monster trucks here. The infamous Savage 21, SS, .25 or any other HPI MT. You can optionally discuss HPI in our general MT discussion forum if you prefer.

what diff oil?

Reply

Old 12-23-2004, 05:40 PM
  #1  
Wizz Kid
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Wizz Kid's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: hillsboro, KS
Posts: 2,177
Gallery
My Gallery
Models
My Models
Ratings
My Feedback
Default what diff oil?

what diff oil is the best for the front and rear? what does the thickness matter? what would be good for the 4 gear mod?
Wizz Kid is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 12-23-2004, 06:18 PM
  #2  
tamiya08
Senior Member
My Feedback: (10)
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Posts: 1,813
Gallery
My Gallery
Models
My Models
Ratings
My Feedback
Default RE: what diff oil?

i have asked a couple people what they use, most of them say 30k half full, thickness does matter, if you want quicker steering then go with 10k-30k.
tamiya08 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 12-23-2004, 06:40 PM
  #3  
Wizz Kid
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Wizz Kid's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: hillsboro, KS
Posts: 2,177
Gallery
My Gallery
Models
My Models
Ratings
My Feedback
Default RE: what diff oil?

i heard of 3000 front 5000 rear how is this?
Wizz Kid is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 12-23-2004, 06:42 PM
  #4  
tamiya08
Senior Member
My Feedback: (10)
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Posts: 1,813
Gallery
My Gallery
Models
My Models
Ratings
My Feedback
Default RE: what diff oil?

you mean 30,000 in front 50,000? if you want quick responce just do 30,000 front and rear, fill diff half full
tamiya08 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 12-23-2004, 07:12 PM
  #5  
Wizz Kid
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Wizz Kid's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: hillsboro, KS
Posts: 2,177
Gallery
My Gallery
Models
My Models
Ratings
My Feedback
Default RE: what diff oil?

ok thanks man ill remember that before i buy my diffs.
Wizz Kid is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 12-23-2004, 08:15 PM
  #6  
stevblutu15
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: W. Long Branch, NJ
Posts: 1,059
Gallery
My Gallery
Models
My Models
Ratings
My Feedback
Default RE: what diff oil?

no he means 3000 front 5000 back http://www.savage-central.com/article28.html, http://www.savageunleashed.com/artic...9&query=spider
stevblutu15 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 12-23-2004, 08:43 PM
  #7  
tamiya08
Senior Member
My Feedback: (10)
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Posts: 1,813
Gallery
My Gallery
Models
My Models
Ratings
My Feedback
Default RE: what diff oil?

i dunno is that what your talking about? i thought diff oil started at 10k, hmm must be some super light oil
tamiya08 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 12-23-2004, 10:04 PM
  #8  
Wizz Kid
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Wizz Kid's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: hillsboro, KS
Posts: 2,177
Gallery
My Gallery
Models
My Models
Ratings
My Feedback
Default RE: what diff oil?

thanks for the links. how does the weight affect the diff?
Wizz Kid is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 12-23-2004, 10:26 PM
  #9  
cardriverx
Senior Member
 
cardriverx's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: media, PA
Posts: 1,210
Gallery
My Gallery
Models
My Models
Ratings
My Feedback
Default RE: what diff oil?

heavy weight = allmost locked diffs
cardriverx is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 12-23-2004, 11:45 PM
  #10  
Wizz Kid
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Wizz Kid's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: hillsboro, KS
Posts: 2,177
Gallery
My Gallery
Models
My Models
Ratings
My Feedback
Default RE: what diff oil?

ahh i see thanks
Wizz Kid is offline  
Reply With Quote

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service