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Old 08-29-2016, 04:00 PM   #1
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Axle Grease...what do I use?

I know, it's a stupid question. But, I'm man enough to ask it anyway. Getting ready to hit the road with our 2013 Wildcat and thought I would add some grease to the axles.

What do I use the choices out there are staggering, but what is the appropriate grease?

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Old 08-29-2016, 04:06 PM   #2
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I know, it's a stupid question. But, I'm man enough to ask it anyway. Getting ready to hit the road with our 2013 Wildcat and thought I would add some grease to the axles.

What do I use the choices out there are staggering, but what is the appropriate grease?
the link below is what I just used, I like the full synthetic stuff.....

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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Lucas Red "N" Tacky at your local parts store.
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NLGI Grade 2 at Walmart, they also carry Lucas Red & Tacky.
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Old 08-29-2016, 06:28 PM   #5
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In the "lippert axel,wheel bearings" section of your owners manual it lists the various compatible greases.Mine is out in the trailer or I would post them up.
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Old 08-29-2016, 09:17 PM   #6
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Thanks for the help and assistance folks, much appreciated!!

I will be heading down to Lowes tomorrow to pick up some lumber to make a ramp for pulling one wheel up on and leave the other tire and wheel hanging so that I can turn the wheel while pumping in the grease.

Thanks again,
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Lucas Red "N" Tacky at your local parts store.
I've got a tube of this stuff. Is it good for bearings on a boat trailer too?

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Walmart sells the Lucas Red "N" Tacky for $4.98 a tube in my area.
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I use Lucas Red and also Green tacky. The drop point is like 460 degrees, one of the highest on the market. If you have the hubs that you fill with a zerk fitting you can change the color of the grease to make sure you get all the old out and new in. Found the green at the local Napa store...
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I use Mobile 1 synthetic grease.
Drop point is 550 degrees.
Lithium complex.
NLGI No 2
It is NOT cheap!
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