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Old 07-25-2013, 06:07 PM   #1
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Just seeing what everyone uses and recommends? Before retiring I used a Mobil 1 Red lithium grease from Grainger's on all our Air Handlers, Chilled and Condenser water pumps, etc.
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Old 07-25-2013, 06:56 PM   #2
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I use these products and find them of high quality:

http://archoil.com/
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Old 07-25-2013, 07:41 PM   #3
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I use all synthetic oils and grease
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Old 07-25-2013, 08:38 PM   #4
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I use all synthetic oils and grease

Then "my" site is just for you.
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Old 07-25-2013, 10:59 PM   #5
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I use rotala T in the truck and the Mobil 1 wheel bearing grease and because I have a Cumins the fleet guard Strand filters also do oil analysis p
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Old 07-25-2013, 11:59 PM   #6
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What does the factory use? I've heard you shouldn't mix, but not sure if that is true.
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Old 07-26-2013, 05:13 AM   #7
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What does the factory use?* I've heard you shouldn't mix, but not sure if that is true.
I don't know about mixing, but it would be nice to know what they use. I wouldn't think it would be good to mix petroleum base grease with synthetic.
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Old 07-29-2013, 09:25 AM   #8
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Recommended Wheel Bearing Lubrication Specifications

Grease:

Thickener Type .................................................. ............ Lithium Complex

Dropping Point .................................................. . 230°C (446°F) minimum

Consistency .................................................. .......................... NLGI No. 2

Additives .......................................... EP, Corrosion & Oxidation Inhibitors

Base Oil .................................................. .. Solvent Refined Petroleum Oil

Base Oil Viscosity .........................@40°C (104°F) 150cSt(695 SUS) Min.

Viscosity Index .................................................. .................... 80 Minimum

Pour Point .................................................. ........... -10°C (14°F) Minimum




Approved Sources:

Mobil Oil .................................................. ........................ Mobilgrease HP

Exxon/Standard .................................................. ..................... Ronex MP

Kendall Refining Co. .................................................. .........Kendall L-427

Ashland Oil Co. .......................................... Valvoline Val-plex EP Grease

Pennzoil Prod. Co. ....................... Premium Wheel Bearing Grease 707L
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Old 07-29-2013, 09:25 AM   #9
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This was from Redwood.
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Old 07-29-2013, 09:44 AM   #10
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http://www.mobil.com/USA-English/Lub...ic_Grease.aspx

What I decided on, well out does the specs by Redwood and only 8.00 a tube at Advance Auto Parts.
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