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The lubricant inside manual steering rack EA81?
Posted 24 October 2017 - 07:31 AM
Posted 24 October 2017 - 12:11 PM
Contact Redline Oils and ask them what they recommend.
Posted 25 October 2017 - 06:33 AM
Good idea thanks. I have not even looked at my spare rack to see what is what under all the paint the reco boys slapped on it years ago. Might be a drain refill plug. No idea if it is oil or grease ...a look through genuine manual might assist me too ///just too lazy maybe ??
Posted 25 October 2017 - 08:09 AM
Person detailed drilling, measuring, fluid type matching, choosing and refilling. That thread might be useful on a project like this.
Posted 09 November 2017 - 05:57 AM
Somewhere further someone said they were just gonna go a general porpoise grease.
Has no one else pulled a rack apart?
I drilled little divots in the body to line up with another in the lock but of the tension adjuster and started to pull to bits. She's a bit dry.... Gonna research this Valiant Grease ...M2 might be a clue. ...someone called green grease has a waterproof grease which would be a good start. Stupid is I only looked at this after I stuck new inner tie rods on. Looks very basic. Need to pull apart further to clean ant nasty stuff out and renew the g r e a s e
Posted 09 November 2017 - 11:22 PM
Posted 10 November 2017 - 06:44 AM
Here's the R2 info:
Shell Valiant R2 Grease
z Shell Valiant R2 grease for lubricating plastic ball joint on the vehicle;
z Shell Valiant R2 for low-speed sliding contact with plastic and metal rolling friction and lubrication;
z Shell Valiant R2 has excellent adhesion, low temperature properties and oxidation stability;
fromSynthetic base oil, a lithium soap thickener, containing antioxidant additives and polymers;
from40 ℃ to 130 ℃
Posted 10 November 2017 - 07:49 AM
Posted 10 November 2017 - 10:41 AM
Look up in the factory service manual what is used, contact an aftermarket company such as Redline or Motul and ask if they have an equivalent grease.
Posted 10 November 2017 - 11:35 PM
Posted 11 November 2017 - 04:34 AM
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