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AXLE AND UNIVERSAL OILS

AXLE AND UNIVERSAL OILS

As cars become heavier and the need for durability increases, rear axle fluids are more and more critical for vehicle reliability. Getting the right oil for your car is key to ensuring your rear axle operates as designed and you get a smooth driving experience every day. 

 

Castrol, with over 100 years of experience in developing axle fluids, and being the choice of many leading car and transmissions manufacturers for factory-fill products, offers a range of axle and universal fluids for your car’s requirements. Providing you the peace of mind that you are selecting the right oil for your vehicle.

Castrol AXLE EPX 80W-90

castrol axle Epx 80W-90

Multipurpose Axle oil which may be used in differentials, final drives and other applications


Application


Approved by ZF for use in a range of Axle


Features & Benefits

 

  • Wide range of European OEM approvals.
  • High load carrying capability ensures gears operating under high loads are protected prolonging component life.
  • High film strength ensures protection against wear and shock loads.
  • Good thermal/oxidation stability protects against the formation of harmful deposits and oil thickening thus prolonging of both lubricant and components.


industry Specifications

 

  • API GL-5
  • ZF TE-ML 05A, 12E, 16B, 17B, 19B, 21A
  • MAN 342 Typ M2
Castrol AXLE EPX 85W-140

castrol AXLE EPX 85W-140

High viscosity, multipurpose Axle fluid oil for use in differentials, final drives and other applications where API GL-5 is required.


Application


Recommended for use in differentials, gear boxes and steering gears of cars. Castrol Axle EPX 85W-140 should be considered for use over the lighter Castrol Axle EPX 80W-90 when ambient temperatures are high (in the vicinity of 30C or above).


Features & Benefits

 

  • Wide range of European OEM approvals
  • High load carrying capability ensures gears operating under high loads are protected prolonging component life
  • High film strength ensures protection against wear and shock loads
  • Good thermal/oxidation stability protects against the formation of harmful deposits and oil thickening thus prolonging of both lubricant and components


industry Specifications

 

  • API GL-5
  • ZF TE-ML 05A, 12E, 16D, 21A
Castrol AXLE LIMITED SLIP 90

CASTROL AXLE LIMITED SLIP 90

Axle fluid for use in limited slip differentials where API GL-5 performance is required.


Application


Primarily recommended for use in limited slip differentials fitted to a wide range of Australian, American, Japanese, British and European vehicles.


Features & Benefits

 

  • Optimised and stable friction characteristics for effective operation of limited slip differentials throughout the drain interval.
  • Very good anti-wear and load carrying performance even under high load conditions prolongs component life.
  • Anti-weld – high tooth loadings can be tolerated.
  • Friction modified – providing desired frictional characteristics required by the clutches in the limited slip differential.
  • High film strength – providing protection against wear.Thermally stable additive chemistry – less sludge and cleaner gears.


industry Specifications

  • API GL-5
  • Limited Slip Performance
Castrol SYNTRAX 80W-140

CASTROL SYNTRAX 80W-140

Fully synthetic multigrade rear Axle fluid for racing and severe duty applications


Application


For many limited slip differential applications. Primarily intended for use in rear Axles of Ford Falcon and Holden Commodore high performance models.


Features & Benefits

 

  • Improved oxidation stability for longer oil service life
  • Improved deposit control at high temperatures for cleaner Axle internals
  • Contains preferred limited slip additive to allow good LSD noise control
  • Excellent wear control for long component life
  • Proven components used in formulation to ensure seal compatibility
  • Sheer stable formulation for long term bearing protection


industry Specifications

 

  • PI GL-5, (former) BTR/Dana Aust 5M-48
  • SAE 80W-140
Castrol SYNTRAX LONG LIFE 75W-90

CASTROL SYNTRAX LONG LIFE 75W-90

Full synthetic multigrade final drive lubricant, designed to provide superior protection at both high and low operating temperatures where mineral oils prove unsatisfactory.


Application


For MAN Heavy Duty commercial vehicles and for all BMX conventional differentials


Features & Benefits

 

  • Fuel savings and reduced emissions due to the excellent low temperature fluidity.
  • Superior pumpability and protection of the complete differential at low temperatures.
  • Excellent thermal and oxidative stability provides final drive and differential cleanliness which permits extended drain and decreased servicing.
  • Optimal anti-wear, extreme pressure performance at all ambient temperatures and load conditions.Excellent temperature reduction and shear stability enhance final drive performance and extends component life


industry Specifications

 

  • API GL-5
  • MAN 342 Typ S1
  • Scania STO 1:0
  • ZF TE-ML 05A,12B,17B,19C,21A
  • BMW (Non LS Rear Axles)
Castrol SYNTRAX LONG LIFE 75W-140

Syntrax Long Life 75W-140

Description


Castrol Syntrax Long Life 75W-140 is a full synthetic final drive lubricant which is suitable for use in axles and final drives in heavy duty commercial vehicles where API GL-5 performance is required. May also be used in light duty commercial vehicles and passenger cars. Syntrax Long Life 75W-140 is included in the Scania High Performance product list and is approved against Scania STO 1:0 and STO 2:0A.


Advantages  

 

  • Excellent anti-wear and extreme pressure performance at all ambient temperatures and load conditions provides superior protection, longer component life and reduced repair costs.Very good anti-wear and load carrying performance even under high load conditions prolongs component life.    
  • Excellent cold flow properties reduce torque loss and increase fuel efficiency ·       
  • Improved protection at start up and in cold conditions
  • Excellent thermal and oxidative stability
  • Protects against pitting ·       
  • Excellent shear stability
  • Extended drain capability reduces maintenance costs


Product Performance Claims   

 

  • API GL-5
  • Scania STO 1:0
  • Scania STO 2:0A
Castrol UNIVERSAL 80W-90

CASTROL UNIVERSAL 80W-90

Castrol Universal 80W-90 is a manual transmission and rear Axle lubricant. The product is recommended for Holden VN V6 and V8 manual transmissions. It is also Castrol’s prime recommendation for all transaxles that include both helical and hypoid type gears.

 

Vehicles with combined transmission and hypoid differentials where Castrol Universal 80W-90 is recommended include the following:

  • Alfa Romeo: Most models from 1975 onwards
  • Porsche: All models except 924
  • Subaru: All models from 1984 onwards
  • Toyota: Most 4WD’s and selected family passenger vehicles

 

Castrol Universal 80W-90 is recommended in place of SAE 80W-90 GL-4 or 5 gear oil where improved cold shift is desired.

 

industry SPECIFICATIONs

 

  • SAE 80W-90
  • API Service Classification GL-5, GL-4
Castrol SYNTRAX UNIVERSAL PLUS 75W-90

CASTROL UNIVERSAL PLUS 75W-90

Full synthetic, multipurpose manual transmission and final drive lubricant. May be used in synchronized manual transmissions and final drives/differentials of a wide range of vehicles (commercial vehicle, construction equipment, passenger cars) where API GL-4 or GL-5 are required.

 

The product also carries a number of European HD approvals.


FEATURES & BENEFITS

 

  • A single product for transmission and final drive.
  • Excellent low temperature fluidity provides improved cold shift quality in cold conditions and fuel efficiency.
  • Superior high temperature stability and excellent and wear protection even in the most arduous conditions prolongs equipment life and allows for extended oil drain intervals.
  • Full compatibility with mineral oils and seals allows this product to be used in a wide range of applications.


industry SPECIFICATIONs

 

  • API GL-4/ GL-5/ MT-1
  • SAE J2360
  • MAN 341 Z2
  • MAN 342 S1
  • MB-Approval 235.8
  • Scania STO 1:0
  • ZF TE-ML 02B, 05A, 12L, 12N, 16F, 17B, 19C, 21A
  • Volvo Transmission Oil 97312-046
  • Selected Eaton Transmissions
Castrol AXLE AP 85W-140

castrol AXLE AP 85W-140

High quality, mineral oil based, multipurpose gear oil for use in most passenger car, light and heavy duty truck conventional differentials, final drives, non-synchronised manual transmissions, steering gears and other applications where API GL-5, API MT-1 or SAE J2360 performance is required.

 

It is not recommended for those manual transmission manufacturers who prefer non EP (Extreme Pressure) additive containing oils.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

 

  • Formulated to be particularly stable under high temperature operating conditions and resist degradation which can lead to deposits which reduce oil seal and overall equipment life.
  • Provides high oil film and wear protection which ensures components are protected even under severe operating conditions and thus prolongs equipment life.

 

industry SPECIFICATIONs

 

  • API GL-5, MT-1
  • SAE J2360
  • Mack GO-J
  • ArvinMeritor76-A

 

Castrol SYNTRAX LIMITED SLIP 75W-140

castrol SYNTRAX LIMITED SLIP 75W-140

Synthetic multigrade rear Axle fluid, designed to provide superior protection at both low and high operating temperatures where mineral oils prove unsatisfactory. Recommended for BMW rear Axles, light commercial vehicles and 4WD Axles all fitted with limited slip differentials.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

 

  • Reduces noise and vibrations in the Axle.
  • Excellent shear stability maintaining performance over the life of the lubricant.
  • Exceptional stability at high temperatures extending the life of lubricant and Axle.
  • Effective wear resistance ensures protection under high loads and prevents damage to components.

 

industry SPECIFICATIONs

 

  • API GL-5
  • MB-Approval 235.61
  • ZF TE-ML 05D, 12D, 16G, 18, 21D
  • BMW LS Rear Axles
  • Recommended for Nissan GTR limited slip Axles
     
Castrol DYNADRIVE 80W-90

Castrol DYNADRIVE 80W-90

Synthetically fortified manual transmission and final drive lubricant. Suitable for use in highly loaded final drives and differentials of commercial vehicles in trucks, buses, vans and 4WD’s as well as synchronised manual transmissions requiring API GL-4 or GL-5.

 


FEATURES & BENEFITS

 

  • Significant extension in oil drain interval compared to standard API GL-5 SAE 85W-140 EP gear oils
  • Reduced operating temperatures and extending oil and component life in Rockwell-Meritor axles
  • Synthetically fortified for long drain performance and improved low temperature fluidity while maintaining high temperature viscosity
  • Excellent trouble shooting lubricant for problematic differentials operating in arduous conditions


industry SPECIFICATIONs

 

  • API GL-4/ GL-5
  • SAE J2360