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Old 01-16-2004, 08:30 PM   #1
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What does everybody uses to lube the trust bearing? ANd how often?

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What does everybody uses to lube the trust bearing? ANd how often?

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Old 01-16-2004, 08:41 PM   #3
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I use Associated Stealth diff lube and I clean, relube and recheck the airgap on my centax every race.

I have since switched to a 3 shoe clutch and I am MUCH happier. Less damaging engagement, easier to drive on low to marginal traction surfaces, applies the power very smoothly and best of all... NO removing the clutch every race for maintainance!
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I use that purple stuff that Trinity has. It's very sticky silicon grease that won't fling off as quick as other stuff...
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both paris green grease or loctite 8191(this one use by edo picco) works great.

Personally prefer locite 8191 as its easier to apply (spray) and it sticks the metal as it dries in few seconds, doesnt atract dust, a kind of coating, not conventional grease, keeps as part of the metal. When you touch it dont get your fingers dirty, as if you were touching the thrust bearing without grease. Also use by picco and salven to lube the CVDs.
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Old 01-17-2004, 02:50 PM   #6
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C Verano, whats ronnie grease and where can I find it?

A-RASSS, where can I find locite 8191?

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Ronnie grease is this green stuff that I think you can get at Ashford Hobbies . I have this stuff but like Stefan, prefer the Trinity Purple Stuff, it's much thicker and stickier and I think it stays on the bearing longer.

You should lube the outside bearing every raceday, and before the mains.

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Mugen grease !
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Mugen grease !
it is "mugen super gease" !!
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it is "mugen super gease" !!
I like to think it is "mugen stick sticky grease".

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I like to think it is "mugen stick sticky grease".

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I wonder what reaction will the clutch be if you put such thick sticky gease in there.
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I wonder what reaction will the clutch be if you put such thick sticky gease in there.
It will say thankyou for providng me protection and I say thankyou back cause I lube it once every blue moon or when it fails.
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It will say thankyou for providng me protection and I say thankyou back cause I lube it once every blue moon or when it fails.
nah, i think with the thick gease, it will cause the thin shims slip.

the trust bearing wont fail easily unless you have too much end play.
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C Verano, whats ronnie grease and where can I find it?

A-RASSS, where can I find locite 8191?

Thanks for all the replys guys.

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It's a green grease that is sold by Paris Racing.
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Any high temp molibdinum grease will do.

Tamiya, Mugen, Trinity, Paris they all sell it. You can get it a lot cheaper usually from specialty bearing shops just ask them for thrust bearing grease.

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