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Trucks Tmaxx 3.3 Diff Oil/grease?

Discussion in 'Cars, Trucks, Boats' started by SuperMaxx 3.3 Basher, Oct 27, 2018.

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Grease or Oil??? Weight?

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  1. SuperMaxx 3.3 Basher

    SuperMaxx 3.3 Basher New Member

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    Hello,

    I have a SuperMaxx 3.3 General Basher. I have Aluminum Differential Cases with Stock Differential Gears. I am running Traxxas Steel Constant Velocity Driveshafts.

    I RUN mostly on fields with low/medium grass and do small jumps. I also like to slide around sideways and fish tail in the dirt.

    I know TMaxx Differentials are NOT sealed. I do NOT want to go with something so thick it creates Locking Differentials. I do NOT want to go with something so thin it leaks out and they have to be taken apart often.

    I have done extensive research and there seems to be TONS of conflicting NOT sure to run GREASE OR OIL??? NOT sure what WEIGHT to run???

    THIS IS ALL I HAVE LEFT BEFORE STARTING MY BUILD AND I WANT TO ORDER ASAP!!!

    NEED ADVICE ASAP PLEASE!!!
     


  2. Tony

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    I have always used bearing grease for real cars and have never had any adverse reaction. As you stated, the diff is not sealed so any oil will leak out but so will grease if you run it hard enough to actually heat it up so it thins out. But again, I have always run bearing grease with no issue.
     
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