Gear Oils - DOC by Z13tl82


									                                                          Exceeds API GL-5.
                                                          75W90NS as 75W90 but friction modified to allow

                                                          use with both copper and steel synchros. This facet
                      GEAR OILS                           also uprates limited slip differential operation.
Correct differential and transmission lubrication         75W90NS and 70W90, individually or mixed
requires products that will satisfy a wide range of       together can thus be used to fine tune LSDs for
service conditions. However, the wide variation of        weather and track conditions.
transmission types used in vehicles means a wide          80W 140 Gear Oil commercial vehicle use and some

selection of gear oils is necessary to avoid              racing applications where excess oil ‘throw off may
jeopardising elements of performance and protection.      occur. Generally 0.5% less efficient than 75W90.
The high street oil companies supply few lubricant        Can also be used in differentials where excessive
choices to ease sales and distribution. Fully synthetic   noise is a problem or chattering limited slip units.
polyol ester based Red Line gear oils are designed to     Not suitable for use in synchromesh gearboxes due to
provide the maximum performance in both power             the extreme slipperiness. Exceeds API GL-5
transfer and fuel economy with the maximum in gear        SuperLight Gear Oil a 70W/75W GL-5 gear oil

tooth and bearing protection. To do this a wide range     with the viscosity lower than an ATF. Ideal for dog
of lubricants is necessary. Full technical support and    boxes and differentials with lower power throughputs
advice is available through the contact numbers           or maximum power /
below.                                                    LightWeight Gear Oil Lola F3000 gearbox oil a
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High temperatures cause breakdown of mineral based        75W/80W GL-5 gear oil for dog boxes and
oils, forming insoluble sludge or varnish which can       differentials which require 80W GL-5 oils. Excellent
plug bearing cages and cause oil starvation to the        replacement for 75W90 oils in competition. MTLTM      -

bearing surfaces; tooth contact zone temperature can      Manual TransmissionlTransaxle Lubricant. A
be several hundred degrees higher than the bulk oil       75W80W GL-4 gear oil designed for manual
temperature. At 1500C Red Line® 75W90 has twice           transmissions which require 75W, 80W, motor oil or
the oil film thickness of a mineral 80W90 oil.            ATFs. Low temperature shiftability equal to an ATF,
Cold temperatures can be as damaging to differentials     but will not thin out or shear at high temperatures.
and transmissions as sustained high temperature use.      Ideal for use with copper containing synchronisers.
Rapid oil flow to the bearings and adequate               MT 90 Manual Transmission / Transaxle Lubricant.

lubrication splash to the gear teeth are critical to      A 75W90 GL-4 gear oil for manual transmissions
prevent component fatigue and premature failure. At       with copper containing synchronisers. Same
-25’C an SAE 90 gear oil will take more than 5            chemistry as MTLT~ but a 75w90 weight oil meeting
minutes to flow to the bearings, while Red Line®          GL-4 recommendations.
75W90 requires only 1 second.                             SuperLightweight ShockProof M an EP9O gear oil

Friction reduction giving increased power transfer        with the viscosity rating lower than ATF. The
and reduction in temperature is another benefit of        lubricant contains a suspension of solid microscopic
Red Line® gear oil. Up to 2’12 % improvement in           particles as an extreme pressure agent. Magnificent
geartrain efficiency can be measured, leading to fuel     wear and film strength. Ideal for motorcycle and kart
economy and powertrain longevity. This feature has        use.
allowed Red Line® to establish a reputation in motor      Lightweight ShockProof an EP14O gear oil with

racing as providing the best power and greatest           the internal friction of atypical ATF. Chemistry
equipment durability of any lubricant available.          similar to SuperLightweight ShockProof
Corrosion protection is ensured with polyol ester         Heavyweight ShockProofM an EP250 gear oil with

based Red Liner gear oil. Many gear oils contain          the viscosity rating of an SAE 40 weight engine oil.
extreme pressure additives which are corrosive to the     Chemistry similar to SuperLightweight ShockProoftM
brass and copper used in syncromesh hubs and              D4 ATE Synthetic ATF for very latest DexronTM or
bushings. Red Liner gear oil will prevent rusting and     MercontM recommended boxes. Optimal temperature
corrosion even in the presence of water.                  is 400C higher than mineral equivalent for better
                                                          torque converter efficiency. Wear protection of a GL-
PRODUCT APPLICATION                                       4 oil. Perfect for heavily loaded vehicles with both
75W90 Gear Oil preferred product in nearly all car
                                                          automatic gearboxes and manual transaxles. High
and light truck differentials, both conventional and      temperature operation without varnishing valves and
limited slip. Not suitable for synchromesh gearbox        clutches.
use, as the extreme slipperiness can cause gear clash.    Racing ATE synthetic ATE for automatic and
manual transmissions which need a TYPE-F ATF.
This product contains no slipperiness additives,
producing faster shifts and quicker lock-up.
Enhanced extreme pressure protection provides five
times the film strength of petroleum based ATFs.
LSD Friction Modifier / Break In Additive a     -

slipperiness additive to modify the performance of
friction LSDs and aid differential break-in. May be
used with other gear oils. See separate data sheet.

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