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Old 04-14-2015, 06:07 PM   #1
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Greasing wheel bearings.

Just wondering which grease to buy for adding to my wheel bearings. I bet I only put ~300 miles on the trailer last year. Didn't go that far out since I was pulling with a barely adequate F150. Now that I have the F250 6.7, I'll probably try to make further journeys.

But for now, I need to do some maintenance.
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Old 04-14-2015, 06:37 PM   #2
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High temp wheel bearing grease. It's a great idea that your packing those bearings this season. I've read horror stories about bearings being installed with minimal lube. It's also a great time to adjust your elec brakes.
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Lucas Red N Tacky. Great stuff.
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Old 04-14-2015, 07:00 PM   #4
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Just as important as greasing is checking bearing tightness/looseness.
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Old 04-14-2015, 08:26 PM   #5
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Speaking of grease and bearings, should bearings need tightened every year? Normally I have my mechanic check them during the state safety inspection. I checked them when I replaced the suspension and two (same axle) needed tightened by 1 slot in the nut.

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Old 04-15-2015, 12:05 AM   #6
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I have leaf springs, so that means I can jack up each wheel by getting as close to the wheel as possible?
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i like under the leaf stack, at the tie plate.
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Old 04-30-2015, 06:01 PM   #8
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Wheel Gasket size??

How can I determine the wheel bearing size on my single axle 2015 Coachman Clipper? I assume each bearing has a seal or gasket that should be replaced. I covered 8,500 miles this year, so I know they need to be packed. Thank you.
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Old 04-30-2015, 06:13 PM   #9
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How can I determine the wheel bearing size on my single axle 2015 Coachman Clipper? I assume each bearing has a seal or gasket that should be replaced. I covered 8,500 miles this year, so I know they need to be packed. Thank you.
Crawl under the unit there should be a tag that say's who made your axles. Then call them give them the weight like 3000 lb or what ever and tell them you want to buy the bearings and what ever else you need. Or have them give you the # and buy them at Napa they can cross reference them with the manufacturer #'s. I know when I bought bearings and seals I got them directly from AL-KO the manufacturer. You should repack them but I don't think you need to replace them yet. I suggest you use Lukas Tackey Red for grease. It should meet the specks but you can also ask them what speck they recommend.
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Another vote for Red N Tacky
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