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#1 1314cc

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Posted 01 December 2019 - 09:50 AM

I've been using lithium based ep grease. Should I be using moly grease?

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Posted 01 December 2019 - 10:53 AM

I prefer using moly grease



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Posted 01 December 2019 - 12:05 PM

I use lithium grease.

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Posted 01 December 2019 - 02:25 PM

from an old BL manual

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Posted 01 December 2019 - 05:27 PM

I've been using lithium based ep grease. Should I be using moly grease?

 

The EP Grease should be fine, but a Moly Grease would be better.

 

Don't ever use Moly Grease in the Upper Arm or Trailing Arms though. Moly Grease is a disaster with bearings that have rolling elements.

 

I * think * this is why the factory recommend a general purpose grease, to avoid confusion.






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