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Old 06-29-2010, 07:16 AM   #1
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I am rebuilding my bearings on my MBX6T and wanted to know what type of lubricant most of you use. They are standard bearings. Any ideas and input would be appreciated.

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Kalgard 30/30

Install and spay with 30-30... Super free and Super Lubricated...

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Any bearing oil is fine.
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3in1 oil
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A friend of mine let me use some of his ODonnel lube, and I was hooked, my bearings last forever......
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Dupont Teflon Dry film.

Aerosol or Liquid; however you prefer to apply. Liquid is a bit less wasteful for bearings.

2 or 4oz. bottles (4oz. is a lot more economical)

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A friend of mine let me use some of his ODonnel lube, and I was hooked, my bearings last forever......
The O'Lube works very well in bearings, for sure. Never had a buggy spin so well.
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i put my 3in1 oil in a old trinity bottle i have and a freind of mine used it and after using it asked me where to get that oil i told him walmart lol
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The O'Lube works very well in bearings, for sure. Never had a buggy spin so well.

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I use tri flow you can get it at a bicycle repair shop. It is a dry film lubricant.
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I pack my bearings with grease.
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I have dry film lub. I use it on my guns. Didn't know if this would work for bearings. I like the idea of not attracting dirt. Does it last very long in a high speed bearing? How often do you clean and lub?
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I pack my bearings with grease.
+1. I use red bearing grease I bought from Wal-Mart. That tube will last longer than I will.
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