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Wheel bearing grease
Mon Apr 20, 2009 9:59 am


What is typically used when packing wheel bearings? I pulled the bogie hubs to replace bogie hubs to replace studs. Looks like gear oil?
Eric Brown
Spartanburg, SC
1973 05
Series 60 allison 4000MHP
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Re: Wheel bearing grease
Mon Apr 20, 2009 11:32 am


Eric, if you have oil bath seals it is 90w most of us use the gear oil for the front and boogies good luck
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Re: Wheel bearing grease
Mon Apr 20, 2009 6:49 pm


I use 80W90, which is what I run in the differential. Then I top off with Powerpunch. It's a good product and is easy to carry and use. In the one quart squeeze bottle. Back when I ran 2 strokes, it was also an emergency back up fix to prime the fuel system too. The nipple is just right to fit into the fuel lines.
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