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Old 12-25-2011, 10:57 AM
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Default Diff Oil Alternative

My current kit that I am building seems to have not come with any Diff. Oil, but it did come with 3 other oils. Could any of these be another name for diff. oil or counld any of them work?

Ceramic grease
Molyboenum Grease
Damper Oil


If none of those work I have silicone-in-a-can (not WD-40, just regular SIAC) would that work?
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Old 12-25-2011, 11:09 AM
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Ok, searching around I saw that the ceramic and the molybdenum grease are both for the differentials. Should I use one over the other?
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Old 12-25-2011, 11:40 AM
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Molyboenum Grease

Most entry level kits do not come with diff oil, they just want you to grease the gears. The ceramic grease is for outside the diff, for the ring and pinion. In your manual, it should tell you which grease to use. Each little bottle/container should have a part number on it.
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Molyboenum Grease

Most entry level kits do not come with diff oil, they just want you to grease the gears. The ceramic grease is for outside the diff, for the ring and pinion. In your manual, it should tell you which grease to use. Each little bottle/container should have a part number on it.
in tamiya kits they usualy give you ceramic greas or moly for the gearboxes / diffs.

my cr-01 uses cernamic grease
tt-01 uses the moly
Tiger 1 uses the ceramic grease in its gearboxes.
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Old 12-26-2011, 10:23 AM
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i use auto bearing synthetic grease for the inside of the gear box, and sil-glyde for the ring/input gears.

if its open i use just synthetic grease.
if its a small scale i use sil-glyde only.


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Old 12-28-2011, 08:06 PM
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Hey Shark, is this the lube your referring to ?
http://www.autozone.com/autozone/acc...ntifier=193245
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