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greasable bushings question

Discussion in 'OffRoad Design' started by one, Oct 14, 2002.

  1. one

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    I just installed the greasable bushings in all corners on my 88k5 and 3 of them won't accept any grease. What's up? Are they too tight?(I torqued to specs). Any help greatly appreciated!
     
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    try to cycle the suspension and then try to grease again. Sometimes mine will not accept grease and you can flex it just a little bit one way or the other and then it will take grease.
     
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    thanks, I'll try that. I guess the pin hole for the grease is blocked somehow right now. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/k5.gif
     
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    You could also put a wrench on the bolts and give them a twist to a bit different orientation, the hole on the bolt could be pinched up against the sleeve. If it moves a bit should work fine.
     
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    What type of grease is best to use? /forums/images/graemlins/tongue.gif
     
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    I just use whatever we have in the gun, usually a medium grade wheel bearing/chassis lube. That should work just fine.
     

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