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Old 09-20-2015, 08:42 AM   #11
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Hey f5moab, have you heard of "don't grease the dog"?

Just a thought. Our old Holiday Rambler my mom and dad gave us used to be greased and I had to replace the coupler due to grit grinding out the latch. Found out the hard way when working on the hitch, it dropped the truck when lifting to remove WD bars.

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Hey whatsupchuck...it was a joke...
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Old 09-20-2015, 08:51 AM   #12
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Well,decided i couldn't let the ball go greaseless , but did decide to use my Super Lube Synthetic Grease, it's clear and a lot less messy, or if it is, you can't see it , and going to use it sparingly.

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Old 09-20-2015, 11:35 AM   #13
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I grease akk hitch components that require it. Clean off old great and dirt and regrets again.
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Old 09-20-2015, 02:00 PM   #14
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I use a hitch ball cover when the hitch is not in use. For reasons already stated I didn't grease the WD bars at first until I noticed the directions that said to. When the bars are not in use I wrapped the greasy ends with foil.
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Old 09-20-2015, 05:34 PM   #15
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A cheap rifle case is perfect to store WD bars😉


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Old 09-21-2015, 08:05 PM   #16
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Anyone use the greaseless ball ? Think Anderson is the main or only one that has it. Think its a nylon cover over the ball.
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Old 09-21-2015, 08:16 PM   #17
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I guess the reason Reese bothered to put a zerk on my gooseball is just because they had extras laying around then? There was a sticker (imagine that!) saying to greese before useing.Now before anyone says it,yes its a GOOSEBALL!!! which is no more than a heavy duty 2-5/16" ball coupler.
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