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savagepicco26
08-23-2005, 10:38 AM
good info on diff fluids in case you guys wanted to know. (i didn't write it)

EVRYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASK


Front Thinner
· increases steering into corners (off-power)
· if oil is too thin the steering may become inconsistent,especially it can lose forward traction (and steering) during acceleration out of corners

Front Thicker
· increases stability into corners during braking
· increases steering on-power at corner exit

Center Thinner
· front wheels unload more during acceleration
· decreases on-power steering (reduces oversteer)
· easier to drive on rough tracks
· if a high-power engine is used you could waste too much power and sometime “cook” the oil in the center differential because it “overloads”

Center Thicker
· more all-wheel drive effect
· better acceleration
· increases on-power steering (reduces understeer)
· better suited on high-bite, smooth tracks
· car can be more nervous to drive especially if a high power engine is used - you might need to be smooth on the throttle

Rear Thinner
· increases cornering traction
· increases steering into corner

Rear Thicker
· decreases rear traction while cornering
· reduces wheelspin

WheelNut
08-23-2005, 09:13 PM
Where is this info from? Just want to make sure its from a credible source before I print it out.

savagepicco26
08-23-2005, 10:41 PM
don't know. got it off the Carolinas RC forum.

savagepicco26
08-24-2005, 10:20 AM
the info comes from the XB8 instruction manual.