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Garth
05-09-2006, 04:41 PM
im having issues finding quality oil for my diff which has just started to make sme horrid noises :(

redline
kaaz
cusco
trust

whatever... does anyone know where or who i can get some from?
im after either 80W-90 GL-5 or 80W-140 heavy duty

COS61AE86RACER
05-09-2006, 04:59 PM
Garth, Some suggestions for you

Valvoline SYNGEAR 75-140 Diff (Full Synthetic)

Valvoline DURAGEAR 75-90 Box (Semi Synthetic)

Cheers

Rallystanza
05-09-2006, 05:35 PM
Hey Garth,

I would very strongly recommend the Penrite Sin LSD oil, is an 85?-140 weight oil. Had heaps of people including myself having probs with the noisy KAAZ diff centres and I replaced and recommended the oil above and its fixed all of them and they still perform great!

Although i would imaging the heavier weight oil suggested in the previous post would have the same effect. Oh btw the penrite stuff is around $25 RRP for 2.5 litres...

Jez

EVAN
05-09-2006, 06:06 PM
Penrite 10 /10th's lsd oil

Youngy
05-09-2006, 06:33 PM
Motul

Does it have to be 'Japanese' oil?

Youngy
05-09-2006, 06:38 PM
Hang on...........

http://www.redlineoil.com.au/reseller-locations.asp#NSW

bathurst-91
05-09-2006, 06:47 PM
Garth I think yours and my diff problems could be a pretty good tech article for here... IE diagnosis of WTF is actually going on.

How about you record yours and I do the same and then we try different diff oils and see how we go?

Big T
05-09-2006, 06:50 PM
TRD FR LSD oil, 80-140W. The shit is NOT cheap though. Make sure you order the rwd diff oil. I bought some a while back from Toyota Castle Hill.

Eddie.

DRF86
05-09-2006, 10:53 PM
im with evan.
penrite 10/10ths competition diff oil

Improvedae86
05-09-2006, 11:05 PM
Garth, Some suggestions for you

Valvoline SYNGEAR 75-140 Diff (Full Synthetic)

Valvoline DURAGEAR 75-90 Box (Semi Synthetic)

Cheers

yeah second that if you can get it

and after that the penrite

Garth
06-09-2006, 12:03 PM
thanks guys much appreciated

the only reason i wanted jap oil is that it says those brands are ok on the cusco care guide for the LSD

:)

but ill try the valvo syngear cheers

Takumi
06-09-2006, 12:16 PM
Who cares? Not that Cusco is going to give you a warranty or something :wink:

Seriously though I'd recommend a heavier weight oil such as 80w-140 to be used. Its a lot quieter and can widthstand the extra heat.

Ben

Garth
06-09-2006, 12:18 PM
cheers ben! i do suppose you're right about the warranty.. but that said, it might prolong my diff life if i use recommended products

Takumi
06-09-2006, 12:29 PM
WTF??? Diff life? Mate Keichi used to rebuild his TRD LSD every 3 weeks when he was practising drift! :lol:

Thats the price you pay for performance parts. Just remember you bought the LSD to use and not to be shown. There are so many guys out there that put all those branded stuff on their cars and not use them (not you), why waste the money if its not being used?

I hate those JDM Racer show ponies. Their mentality is no diff from the Autosalon show cars (at least they were solely built to be looked at).

Ben

genkin
06-09-2006, 12:41 PM
I use the penrite stuff

monkeymajik
06-09-2006, 01:04 PM
May have to give the Valvoline a good next change. The Kaaz oil is quite expensive.

Garth
10-09-2006, 03:07 PM
i got the SIN penrite 80W-140 stuff from repco for $52.70 each for (2.5L)

we shall see how it goes once i get anouhg dry weather to put it in.

mumblezzz
10-09-2006, 11:13 PM
I just used the cheap shit penrite 85/140 in the cusco diffs in both my hachi and cressida and they were both silent. I think the frequency you change the oil is more important than the quality. I usually do it every 3 months or 3 events as its about that time that they started getting harsh and clunky.

SPEEDCORE
15-11-2006, 10:53 AM
i got the SIN penrite 80W-140 stuff from repco for $52.70 each for (2.5L)

we shall see how it goes once i get anouhg dry weather to put it in.

Any update/feedback on this oil Garth?

mr2drift
19-11-2006, 07:26 PM
im with mumblezzz on this one, the regularity that you swap the oil is more important than the actual oil you use... i change my diff oil every 3 months here, but while i wasd in japan, shino MADE me change the oile every single track event i went to, comp or practice.... my diff here has never had any issues, aside from wearing the ring/pinion sets every now and then, but like i said previously in another thread, i always set my dffs up at home in the vice, and have never had any issues...

garth i think you are way to picky dude. a mech 2 way diff is SUPPOSED to be a bit clunky and harsh, thats why you bought it, to WORK.....

selk
19-11-2006, 07:50 PM
garth does ur 2 way clunk on deaccelaration... when u release the throttle

Garth
19-11-2006, 09:01 PM
yerp
sure does
normal normal

selk
20-11-2006, 09:17 PM
good... mines does it aswell, but got me scared first time i drove her

selk
20-11-2006, 09:17 PM
double post