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Grease... what kind do you use? #1068022
01/12/14 12:44 PM
01/12/14 12:44 PM
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DesertFox  Offline OP
Getting the Wheeling Fever
Joined: Oct 2013
Posts: 32
NC
Looking to lube all the points on my SR. First timer. What kind of grease, brand, model, whatever, do you use or recommend?

Thanks!

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Re: Grease... what kind do you use? [Re: DesertFox] #1068023
01/12/14 02:43 PM
01/12/14 02:43 PM
Monty  Offline
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Joined: Dec 2004
Posts: 949
Mill Hall, PA
I use Valvoline Optimum Choice grease. web page

Works good on guns to


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Re: Grease... what kind do you use? [Re: DesertFox] #1068024
01/12/14 04:10 PM
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Bernoulli  Offline
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Joined: May 2006
Posts: 524
Wheeler, Oregon
I use any brand of MolyEP grease. I've been told it's not ideal for everything, but I use it for everything just the same. I've never had a problem.

I also put Moly [Molybdenum Disulfide (anti-seize)] on every blot and nut on re-assembly. I do adjust the torque as torque values are typically based on dry threads.


89 3L V6 5spd SWB, Aisin Manual Hubs, 2 (suspension) seater Raider in Wheeler, OR
Re: Grease... what kind do you use? [Re: Bernoulli] #1068025
01/13/14 08:27 PM
01/13/14 08:27 PM
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DesertFox  Offline OP
Getting the Wheeling Fever
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Thanks guys!

Any other recommendations?

Re: Grease... what kind do you use? [Re: DesertFox] #1068026
01/13/14 09:13 PM
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Oso  Offline
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Posts: 659
SF Bay *****
I use Moly on lots of stuff too. Being from the rust belt, aka "land of heavy winter salt" we used Never Seize products on all of our bolts - BUT we also put it in a different container and cut/thinned it with ATF. The result was a paintable coating that went on easily and wasnt nearly as prone to the messy gobs.

We used the never seize with nickel (for dissimilar metals) on our bolts, and the copper based stuff on our electrical connections - especially battery terminals and grounds.


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Re: Grease... what kind do you use? [Re: DesertFox] #1068027
01/14/14 05:14 PM
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Fujisawa_Rob  Offline
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Joined: Jan 2005
Posts: 899
Florida
Quote
Looking to lube all the points on my SR. First timer. What kind of grease, brand, model, whatever, do you use or recommend?

Thanks!


I splurged on Swepco 101 when I repacked my CV joints.


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Re: Grease... what kind do you use? [Re: Oso] #1068028
01/14/14 05:17 PM
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Bernoulli  Offline
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Wheeler, Oregon
Using the ATF sounds like a good idea. The mix would have to be stirred well during use. Moly does not suspend well.


89 3L V6 5spd SWB, Aisin Manual Hubs, 2 (suspension) seater Raider in Wheeler, OR
Re: Grease... what kind do you use? [Re: Bernoulli] #1068029
01/14/14 06:00 PM
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Oso  Offline
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Joined: May 2012
Posts: 659
SF Bay *****
we don't use much atf - just enough to make it easy to apply neatl with a glue brush. but, yeah, we do stir it a little every time.


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