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 :facepalm: 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!
11-30-2012 07:52 PM
I don't know what it's called but i use the red one. Jeep hasn't blown up yet.
11-30-2012 08:09 PM
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.
11-30-2012 08:36 PM
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!
12-01-2012 10:59 AM
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.
12-01-2012 11:28 AM
Grease turns black with age and wear. So I use the lighter color to help determine when to stop pumping the gun.