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Old 04-12-2008, 09:40 AM   #1
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Diff rebuilding question on 1/5th scale?

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Does anyone know if the 1/5th scales use grease or silicone oil in the diffs like the smaller scales.
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Old 04-12-2008, 10:14 AM   #2
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The baja uses #1000 weight silicone diff oil.
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Old 04-12-2008, 11:19 AM   #3
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i actually got tired of the seepage on my baja and used a very high quality mobil 1 synthetic grease in there. I cleaned it out completely and packed it with the grease. it performed very well, never leaked again and showed no signs of wear on the gears.
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Old 04-22-2008, 07:17 PM   #4
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i plan on packing mine with a good axle grease
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120,000 dif lock oil is what I used in the Leopard Race. Worked very well.
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i put a locker in mine and never looked back.....works great
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if your diff case is plastic and does not seal, you can use shoe goo as sealant.

grease works and less prone to seapage. but a silicone oil also works as well. it's good since you can test with different viscocities and see which silicone weight works best.

anyone use silly putty? I have in my center diff works good.
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