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Anyone see a problem in using all synthetic grease on varied lube spots. I know some bikes call for Lithium grease here and Molybendum grease there???
 

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There are all kinds of different greases for all types of applications... some for ball joints, some for wheel bearings, etc., etc. If a spec calls for a certain type of grease, you should probably use that type, be it dino or synthetic.
 

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Usually they will specify a grease # such as GL-5, or NLGI 2. Use what ever is specified be it reg or synthetic.
 

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I can read the manual too - aren't most of those techno abbreviations either lithium or moly ? gotta keep y'all buying those Honda products

I guess no outta the box thinkers riding wings :lol:
 

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I put what's called for in diferent locations and use synthetic on My trailer bearings with buddy bearings, it's good for 750 degrees verses 450 degrees for normal wheel bearing grease, if it calls for moly use it, (espically moly 60)or lithium ECT.
 

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thanks snowman, you're right I'm sure

Actually, I was fishing, one bike shop mechanic told me they put synthetic racing lube on everything - sounded fishy to me :roll:
 

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Just for the record:

If you mix greases with dissimilar bases (e.g. mixing lithium based grease with barium based grease), the mixture may lose viscosity over time.....not a good thing. DAMHIK :oops:

This may be helpful:

http://www.finalube.com/reference_mater ... _chart.htm
 
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