How a Differential Works (and the Type of Gear Lube to Use)

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Automotive differential.

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Automotive differential.

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Think of all the devices we take for granted that improve our lives. The refrigerator. The microprocessor. The air conditioner. The spork. Add the automotive differential to that list. Without that metal “pumpkin” beneath your vehicle filled with gears, clutches, bearings and gear lube, your wheels couldn’t rotate at different speeds and traverse different distances

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