Type: Posts; User: JP3.3
Cool. Filling her up right now.
Hahaha should be just cleaned it. WD is my friend!
Last tear down didn't get to change rear diff...
I like the sounds of that. Glad to see there is another way to fix this problem instead of just buying new.
Where were ya on my last diff oil post hahaha. That's good to know. Cuz ididnt tear it apart again to see how the grease is working. Next trip I'll be sure to stock up on silicone diff oil. What you...
I made 2 trips to the hobby store an hour away 2 days before this tear down and still forgot diff oil. Wanted 30wt. To save another trip I used high temp wheel bearing grease filled a little past the...
I noticed a lot more of the old wheelie action after I cleaned and greased the diffs. When I finished the front I simply turned the Axel back and forth by hand and compared that the other that was...
What differences did you see with the 50wt? I was thinking about doing mine also
Yea I just noticed that on the pic. Was to excited to run it haha. Will swithch them around. Thanks
Got everything back together and did a quick start up/ warm up. Forward only works! Carb needs adjusted a little and the clutch needs loosened up a bit. But she runs! Best feeling in the world...
For some of it yup. Did coat most of the plastic. Makes mud come off easier. Used some simple green and a small brush for the bad areas.
Changed out/ cleaned diff, greased outer gears first time
Before... rear pic but front was just as filthy...
Ah ha! In side bearing wasn't seated.
Putting the case on. When I tighten the 4 exterior screws it binds pretty bad. Can barely turn the gears. What's wrong?
Good! Haha maybe you can borrow it
Does this look like normal wear to ya'll? I think it looks OK.
I actually ended up grinding the bottom of the ring and turned out like a circle. I didnt want to ruin the srength of the metal and I needed more clearance. So I took a little off...
Yea it smells pretty bad but that doesnt mean it cant be used. Was more of an example than anything lol. Just trying to here some more ideas to save another trip when I have tones of other fluids...
I searched the forum for answers but came up empty handed.
My question is.. what else can I use for diff oil, beside traxxas diff oil? Do not want to make another trip to the LHS an hour away. Can...
Is this still working for you? I do not want to go to the shop again haha. I have grease in the garage