1979-02-01

Fuel Saving Gear Oils 790745

The factors affecting fuel economy in gear/oil systems are reviewed and possible means for improving efficiency identified. A number of bench and full scale vehicle and component tests for measuring possible fuel savings are described and the results discussed. Both positive and negative factors in the use of low viscosity gear oils are discussed and compared to the effects of friction modification. Positive benefits by the use of oil soluble friction modifiers are shown.

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