Diff lube ???

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I just got a pair of used diffs for a T I am building . I took them apart and the gears are in great shape. I want to clean them up and repack them and was wondering what the best grease to use would be. Thanks
 

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You can use any RC gear grease that you like. In the past I have used white lithium grease as well as auto bearing grease, all have worked well.

On the rear, you can use a heavy grease to help lock the differential without spooling it.
30,000-50,000 wt Ofna transfer case grease works well. I use the heaviest I can find.

Pack the spider gear case as full as you can get it, and a good thick coating on the others.

Don’t forget to replace the bearings while it’s apart.
 

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White lithium works very well. You are better off getting it from either an Auto store or even a hardware store. It can be VERY pricey at an LHS. Especially if you pack all of it.
 

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Originally posted by FastEddy

Don’t forget to replace the bearings while it’s apart.

Definately, I already had planned on that. I like the idea about heavy grease in the rear diff, to tighten it up without spooling it. Thanks guys.
 
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