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Old 09-16-2003, 08:09 AM   #1
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Ok i've heard that the white lightning sometime leaves a wax film on the bearing surface and causes them to stick a little so what do you guys recomend?
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I use molybdinum (not sure if I spelled that right) grease, and it works very well.

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I personally would NOT use White Lighting for Ball Bearings. It is designed more for sliding/rubbing applications.

Trinity Royal Oil (Purple) is one of the best out there for Bearings.

For Bushings, take your pick. All of the availible brands seem to work well.
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Cool, thanks for the info guys..... I'll try the trinity royal and see how it works
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i usually open the bearings when cleaning(which i removed the seal) , i plan to put grease in it now, will grease causes drag?
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Ok i've heard that the white lightning sometime leaves a wax film on the bearing surface and causes them to stick a little so what do you guys recomend?
Barrietta L55/2 by Kluber, the best, little bit expencive, but the best. Check it properties. http://www.klueber.com/
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well while were on the subject of bearing cleaning and maintance how about removing the old grease ? do you soak them in anything?
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Try mineral spirits, it will cut the grease, but it will sink, so best if you can elevate the bearings, and let the old stuff, "drip" out.
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I personally like Tri-Flow, has worked well for me for years.

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