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Old 10-01-2017, 07:32 AM   #1
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Good morning everyone. This question applies to both the current bully 2 comp axles and the old bully cast axles, as Iím building up both, and wasnít having much luck with searching.

I havenít build up a MOA rig yet, but thought I already had all my questions answered. Then the question of lubricating gears has come up. Iím used to the pinion and spur being outside the gear box, so you can keep the pinion/spur dry and the gears ďwetĒ.

However, whatís the guidance for MOA gearsets when the pinion/spur is inside the gearbox?

Grease like normal?

Perhaps a spray silicone like Moo-slick?

Run them dry?

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Old 10-01-2017, 07:35 AM   #2
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Grease my friend, grease is your best friend .
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Old 10-01-2017, 07:38 AM   #3
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I use brake caliper moly grease. A light film is all you need

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Old 10-01-2017, 04:40 PM   #4
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I use vp grease and coat the gears good, then the one gear the pinion runs against I try not to grease but just a tiny bit will get on it but its not a big deal.
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Old 11-29-2017, 11:06 AM   #5
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:edit: I use a little bit of Vaseline

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Old 12-12-2017, 11:52 AM   #6
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Run mine dry, but i'm probably the only one. With that said i'm still running the oringinal gears and bearing from 3yr ago with no sign of wear on the gears.

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