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Old 11-30-2012, 07:51 PM   #1
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What grease to use

I think i have some fittings on the front of my 02 tj that need filled with grease. i know common practice of how to use a grease gun but im concerned with which grease i should use. i didnt realize there were so many types at the auto store anyways pics of greasable areas on the front end would be great. i think it will help take sme play out of it. thanks in advance!

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Old 11-30-2012, 07:52 PM   #2
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I don't know what it's called but i use the red one. Jeep hasn't blown up yet.

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Old 11-30-2012, 08:09 PM   #3
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haha thanks! i just have a little play in the front end. im sure i should probably do a rotate and balance on my tires but im currently between jobs. so im oing a little other maintenance until i can afford to do some other more costly maintenance.
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Old 11-30-2012, 08:36 PM   #4
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As long as it's not for wheel bearings I have sworn by marine grade grease for all of my suspension bushes and the like for years. Not one of my heavily modified go-fast machines has ever had an issue with it and the stuff stays put the longest through the wet nasty crap that is everywhere here for 8 months out of the year. Just don't use any graphite molybdenum stuff near aluminum parts!
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Old 12-01-2012, 10:59 AM   #5
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Not all greases are compatible with each other so it's best to never mix them. Personally, I would stick with the tubes of grease your autoparts store sells that are labled as being for Chrysler vehicles.
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Old 12-01-2012, 11:28 AM   #6
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Grease turns black with age and wear. So I use the lighter color to help determine when to stop pumping the gun.

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