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Old 09-18-2012, 07:36 PM   #1
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What lube do you guys use on your front-end and any other zerk fittings? I lubed with prolongs lube a few months ago and it liquified within a few weeks...it looked like motor oil dripping out of the fittings. Prolong Super Lubricants Automotive Extreme High-Performance EP-2 Multi-Purpose Grease

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Old 09-18-2012, 08:22 PM   #2
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i use marine grade trailer wheel bearing grease.........

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Old 09-18-2012, 09:23 PM   #3
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Green Grease! You won't that a problem with it.
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""".....looking at the input shaft and the output shaft....the two should be very much synchronized....if they are not, you have slop in the box"""
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Old 09-18-2012, 11:28 PM   #4
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Sweet i'll check it out. Pisses me off that I paid $13 for that prolong crap
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Sweet i'll check it out. Pisses me off that I paid $13 for that prolong crap
You could have had Areoshell 22 for that much.
It's not how much it cost it's how often you do it,remember "Grease is cheaper than Iron"
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Grease that is guaranteed compatible is red and it'll say Chrysler on the tube. Not all greases are compatible with each other.
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Grease that is guaranteed compatible is red and it'll say Chrysler on the tube. Not all greases are compatible with each other.
Well said.
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Grease that is guaranteed compatible is red and it'll say Chrysler on the tube. Not all greases are compatible with each other.
What makes it compatible, other than saying it is OEM spec? Can it be higher quality and not say Chrysler? Why wouldn't they "lube" together if you switched brands? Specifically I am asking because I currently have a tube of Valvoline red (IIRC it is a syn but can't say for sure) which says Chrysler spec on the tube and it is more oil than grease. Prior I had a GM tube (for my GM vehicle) and no issues, but that wasn't used on my Jeep.

Do you personally recommend anything from your experience Jerry?
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Do you personally recommend anything from your experience Jerry?
I think his recommendation is in his answer
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I think his recommendation is in his answer
It was.
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It was.
Actually, I was looking for brand(s) you have used or swear by, not color and if Chrysler approved. In my question, I said I have red and Chrysler recommended and it runs out like oil after a short time. Looking for a better quality grease without the using the try and fail method.

Or, what makes it "approved" versus another type? At this point I'm not worried about warranty issues if that is the difference. And the way the red runs out, mixing types may not be a concern (since it is mostly out anyway) unless it introduces chemical mix problems.

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