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Old 08-28-2013, 08:17 AM   #1
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Question about taking off doors.

Would it be a good idea to lube the hinges where the door slides up and down? If so, what would a person like me use?

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Old 08-28-2013, 08:24 AM   #2
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Yes, use lithium grease.

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Old 08-28-2013, 08:34 AM   #3
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If you don't have lithium grease, any heavy marine-grade grease or copper anti-seize will keep the hinge pins from binding.
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Old 08-28-2013, 12:02 PM   #4
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I used white lithium grease on mine.
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Old 08-28-2013, 12:09 PM   #5
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If the above greases don't work for you I have found that peanut butter works well. It is great for two reasons -
1. It helps lube your hinges
2. If you ever get stranded some place you have something to munch on.

PS - Make sure you get the organic peanut butter. The artificial brands are a little too thick
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Old 08-28-2013, 01:16 PM   #6
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What about graphite? Is that a good lube?
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Old 08-28-2013, 04:11 PM   #7
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I use bearing grease. I suppose just about any grease will work.
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Old 08-28-2013, 07:42 PM   #8
yeah,,,, im that good

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White Lithium Grease....
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Old 08-28-2013, 08:16 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by panthermark View Post
White Lithium Grease....
I have an incredibly stupid question but i was a little curious when installing my disconnects. What the hell is the difference between white and standard lithium grease? Lol sorry to hi jack op

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