Premium Mineral SAE 90 Limited Slip Differential Oil

Premium Mineral SAE 90 Limited Slip Differential Oil

Nulon Premium Mineral SAE 90 Limited Slip Diff Oil (LSD90) is developed for limited slip differential applications to withstand high loads and repeated shock-load conditions. Also ideal for conventional differentials and vehicles that operate under heavy duty conditions such as 4x4, towing, or carrying heavy loads. Nulon LSD90 is suitable for use where API GL-5 or GL-6 (obsolete) is recommended.

LSD90 is formulated using the synergy of high viscosity base fluids with an extreme pressure additive system, corrosion inhibitor and friction modifier technology. This enhances wear protection and corrosion resistance and provides smoother operation in limited slip differentials. LSD90 is engineered using high shear stable material to withstand extreme loads and maintain viscosity.

Nulon LSD90 meets the severe requirements of API MT-1 suitable for use in non-synchronized manual transmissions and final drive axles in buses and heavy-duty trucks. LSD90 provides superior protection against oil seal deterioration & component wear and thermal degradation during high operating temperatures.

LSD90 is modified with anti-friction additive to reduce and even eliminate differential clutch chatter in vehicles fitted with a limited slip differential. It ensures smooth operation for either limited slip or conventional hypoid differentials.

For enhanced anti-wear performance use Nulon Smooth Shift Manual Gearbox & Diff Treatment. Part No: G70

Benefits

  • Good oxidation and thermal stability for longer oil service life
  • High film strength to tolerate high loads
  • Reduces differential clutch chatter (also known as judder)
  • Excellent corrosion protection for differential component durability
  • Excellent protection against oil seal deterioration
  • Outstanding shear stability to maintain fluid viscosity and film thickness under high to severe operating conditions
  • Limited Slip differential and rear axle passenger cars where API GL-5 or GL-6 is recommended
  • 4WD, light trucks, light commercial vehicles, on highway and off highway vehicles
  • Conventional type differentials under extremely high load
  • Mack heavy-duty trucks and buses where API MT-1 classification is required
Typical Characteristics LSD90
SAE Viscosity Grade 90
KV @ 100°C, cSt 16.00
KV @ 40°C, cSt 163.0
Viscosity Index 102
Density @ 15°C, g/mL 0.8995
Pour Point, °C -27

Due to continued product research and development, the information contained in this Product Bulletin is subject to change without notification

Avoid prolonged skin contact with used oils. Wear suitable gloves. If skin contact occurs wash immediately with soap and water. Prolonged and repeated contact with used oils may cause skin cancer. Protect the environment. Do not pollute drains, ground or water with used oils. Dispose of container as per local EPA guidelines. Do not use this container for fuel or solvents.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is an API GL5 gear oil better than a API GL4 gear oil?

4 years ago

No, the API GL5 rating does not supercede or cover the GL4 rating. It is important to follow the gearbox or diff manufacturers recommendations and use the correct GL rating.

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What is a hypoid gear oil?

4 years ago

A hypoid gear oil is a lubricant that is designed to operate effectively with hypoid gear designs. Most gearboxes and differentials use hypoid gear designs and the lubricant must contain EP (extreme pressure) additives to prevent wear between the sliding surfaces of a hypoid gear mesh.

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Is synthetic oil better than mineral oil?

4 years ago

Synthetic base oils have a number of advantages over mineral base oils. The uniformity of the synthetic oil molecules improves the thermal stability and reduces oxidation of the oil. Controlled molecular structure also results in lower volatility and a more stable vicosity over the life of the oil.

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Where can I dispose of used oils?

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Contact your local waste facilities or environmental protection agency. Used coolants can contain environmentally unfriendly materials that have originated from the engine cooling system and need appropriate disposal. Do not drain used coolant onto the ground or into storm water.

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How do I change my Differential Oil?

3 years ago

Nulon shows you how to change your vehicle's gearbox oil in an easy step by step process. 

All you need to do this is: car jack, jack stands or ramps, level bar,  socket or spanner, drain plug washer, oil drain pan, some rags, container for the used oil, some gloves and Nulon Gearbox Oil.

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Which oil suits my vehicle?

4 years ago

Nulon provide lubricant recommendations in their on-line Lube Guide. (mobile version)

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Are there different types of synthetic oil?

4 years ago

Engine, gearbox, and transmission oils are blended from base oils. These base oils are categorised into Groups by the API Base Oil Classification system. If the automotive field Group III and Group IV base oils are marketed as synthetic.

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How do I change my gearbox oil ?

3 years ago

Nulon shows you how to change your vehicle's gearbox oil in an easy step by step process.

All you need to do this is: car jack, jack stands or ramps, level bar, socket or spanner, drain plug washer, oil drain pan, some rags, container for the used oil and some gloves

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