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glen1971 02-22-2015 10:16 PM

Slide seals and maintenance
 
With winter hopefully leaving soon, my thoughts are starting to wander to camping season.. What is a decent product to use on the slide seals to keep them soft and pliable? Is there anything on the gear drive that one needs to do? I picked up a spray last summer from a trailer shop that they recommended for the slide gears and trailer ball..

Platokidd 02-22-2015 10:31 PM

We use 303 aerospace

http://www.amazon.com/303-Products-A.../dp/B004YJQE0S

glen1971 02-22-2015 10:50 PM

Thanks Platokidd! I knew I bought it for more than one area of protection..

geotex1 02-22-2015 10:52 PM

+1 for 303 Aerospace Protectant

Stay away from anything petroleum or silicone-based on the seals as it'll speed degradation.

Big Vic 02-23-2015 01:19 PM

x3 for 303

After the 303 drys, I also put on a light coating of talc (baby powder) to both the outside and inside seals (with an old sock) to prevent sticking to abutting structures.


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