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Old 08-08-2017, 09:35 PM   #11
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Methods that others have said. I have the same axle on my boat trailer and camping trailer. I use the grease zert prior to each trip. I have had my boat trailer for 12 years and camping trailer for 2 years. I have not blown a rear seal by doing as said above. Once you see the grease coming out the front near the zert stop with the grease.
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Old 08-08-2017, 09:39 PM   #12
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funny how sometimes a simple question requires more investigation...
grease types... compatibility factors of grease type
found this chart at etrailer dot com...
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Old 08-09-2017, 12:09 AM   #13
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I would find out what grease type they use and use that same base. When I buy a used trailer, I always flush out all the grease and use the same grease I use on all my trailers which happens to be an aluminum complex base. Since I have multiple boat trailers, all my trailers use Sta-lube marine grease.
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Old 08-09-2017, 12:13 AM   #14
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Do yourself a favor and grease them and check bearings asap. My 2018 coachmen only went to florida so far 2500 miles.
I totally agree. I will be picking up my Coachmen in 2 weeks and I will be pulling it a couple hours to a campground where I will at least jack up the wheels and check for play.
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Old 08-09-2017, 12:17 AM   #15
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You can usually find Lubrimatic brand at Walmart and most auto stores... 3 oz tubes. Buy several tubes when you find it and they will last for years. The right grease will usually say something like Wheel Bearing for disk or drum brakes on the package
Did you actually mean 14 oz tubes? When I buy grease I have multiple 14 oz cans around as well a 14oz tubes that go in the grease gun. When you change the grease in the hub and repack the bearings, you go through a lot of grease.

I also suggest getting this bearing packer..one of the best.
https://smile.amazon.com/Lisle-34550...bearing+packer
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Old 08-09-2017, 12:22 AM   #16
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Green grease is my brand of choice. MSD specs show superiority over all other brands..

But thats just me..

Green Grease | The Best Grease Money Can Buy!

http://www.greengrease.net/PDF/ggfac...2011_05_11.pdf

I would say use any NLGI #2 grease and stick with whats available to you locally. Lucus Red and tacky etc
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Green grease is my brand of choice. MSD specs show superiority over all other brands..

But thats just me..

Green Grease | The Best Grease Money Can Buy!

http://www.greengrease.net/PDF/ggfac...2011_05_11.pdf

I would say use any NLGI #2 grease and stick with whats available to you locally. Lucus Red and tacky etc
Looks good. If I didn't have 3 (soon to be) 4 tandem trailers all with an existing type grease, I might switch.

Has a drop point of 550 vs 500 for the grease I use.
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has a drop point of 550 vs 500 for the grease i use.
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It's not likely you can blow out seals using a hand grease gun with an E-Z Lube axle.

How often do you 'regrease' the front bearings in your car?
You go on thinking that a hand grease gun is safer to use with EZlube axles if it makes you feel better

And front bearings on modern vehicles are sealed, rv bearings are not.
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554f lolol
Oh wow! Now I have to switch!

My boat trailer that weighs more than my travel trailer has disc brakes and has no issues with the 500. Measuring the hubs with my heat gun after a long brake, they are just warm.
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