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what grease for bushings?

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by jekbrown, Dec 30, 2001.

  1. jekbrown

    jekbrown I am CK5 Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    What kinda (brand/type) grease should I be using on bushings...like, those found in leaf springs/shackles bushings. As always, TIA,

    J


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    Any kind really. But preferably you want something that has a low run off rate and very opposing to water. So some good marine grease would be good. A decent sythetic brand would be ok, or hell even like I did...Wheel bearing grease....

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    jekbrown I am CK5 Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    okkie dokkie. I was thinking about the marine stuff, I do live in "the wet state"...so maybe it'd be a good thing. =)

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    I recall reading in multiple places that white lithium grease works well for poly suspension bushings, too.

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