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Unread 01-04-2015, 10:29 AM   #41
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This is what I read. There is no difference in viscosity between 30W motor oil and 70W gear oil. Like the other guy said, "be your own judge".
If the viscosity is the same then I agree that either one would work fine but is the true I don't know where that comparison came from?
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Unread 01-04-2015, 10:34 AM   #42
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http://www.kewengineering.co.uk/Auto..._explained.htm

Well this I found, also found this one..
http://www.penriteoil.com.au/tech_pd...%20GREASES.pdf

I don't think it is an exact cross but looks to be close.
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Unread 01-04-2015, 10:42 AM   #43
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I never really understood the equivalence/difference of viscosity's between motor oil and gear lube until I saw this chart:

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Unread 01-04-2015, 11:06 AM   #44
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Looks like 85w would be closer not 70w.
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....be your own judge.
If you feel questionable on the different experiences, follow the manufactures recommendations!

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Like i said before i used 70w gear oil well over 6 months ago and have not seen a difference in take off , top speed or sound.

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I swear I was thinking the same thing Rib
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Awww.... that poor horse!



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