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Old 12-28-2013, 09:46 PM   #1
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5th wheel Lube Plate

How many use and recommend the use of a lube plate with their 5th wheel hitch?
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Old 12-28-2013, 09:48 PM   #2
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I do! I grease my pin, but not the coupler.
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I use one, have from day one it was the first thing I bought the day I picked up the trailer.
A little WD-40 silicone on the moving parts.
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How many use and recommend the use of a lube plate with their 5th wheel hitch?

X3. Just grease my jaw clamps under my FW plate and a little on the pin.
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Old 12-28-2013, 10:46 PM   #5
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How many use and recommend the use of a lube plate with their 5th wheel hitch?
Actually we don't. I'll use WD40 on just about everything but at the recommendation of the RV dealer we've been using one of those nylon white rings between the hitch plate and the pin plate. Keeps me from getting grease all over everything.

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Actually we don't. I'll use WD40 on just about everything but at the recommendation of the RV dealer we've been using one of those nylon white rings between the hitch plate and the pin plate. Keeps me from getting grease all over everything.

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Actually we don't. I'll use WD40 on just about everything but at the recommendation of the RV dealer we've been using one of those nylon white rings between the hitch plate and the pin plate. Keeps me from getting grease all over everything.



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Maybe I'm confused - but that's what I call a lube plate.
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Old 12-28-2013, 11:16 PM   #8
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Yes, in the original post I was speaking of the white disc poly lube plate. But, I always read, as well as read into all the replies I get to questions asked. I seem to soak it all in and learn from all who take the time to share.

I have used the white lube plates in the past, but for some reason I had stopped based on some recommendation from someone. But, for the life of me I can't remember why.
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Maybe I'm confused - but that's what I call a lube plate.
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Lube plate with an occasional spray of silicone lube on the disc and my 5th wheel hitch. No globs of grease here.
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