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For those with After market UCA's (Camburg, TC, All Pro)

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by chris4x4, Feb 15, 2009.

  1. KenLyns

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    When you have time, unbolt the UCA from the spindle. Manipulate the uniball through it's full range of misalignment and use a clean cloth to wipe off the grease. Do not use solvent as it could be bad for the PTFE liner.
     
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    Hi, i'm not in need now but for future reference and while this thread is still fresh I just want to pick your brain. That's good info on the Kamatics PN KR16-CN 1" uni-balls and just want to know all you know about them. I have a set of DownSouth Motorsports Desert Products boxed UCA's with 1" uni-balls; are you saying that the "PN KR16-CN" are for sure what I need/what fits all the aftermarket UCA's?

    Also, I'm in Alberta, Canada so winter roads mean salt and all that good stuff, are these all stainless steel? I believe some of the uni-balls out there are chrome lined or something and are prone to pitting.

    And I guess while I have your attention,lol, I might as well ask if you know what 1 of these, or a set of these is approximately worth?

    Thanks for your time, Steve



     
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    DWreck Famous Fabrication Vendor

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    Sub'd for future reference!
     
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    maxamillion2345 Go home if you don't like guns liquor and whores.

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    This is what I'd be using, personally.

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    My balls are screwed I use WD40 on my balls

    Hahaha I had too but true story
     
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    Since Tri-Flow is often sold as a chain lube for bicycles, I've seen what havoc it wreaks on chains (it's really kind of disgusting), I've seen the cleaning-aspects of both the Dumonde-Tech original lube, and, as much as it pains me to say it - WD-40's bicycle dry lube is supposed to be really effective, albeit stinky. Either one of those is inexpensive.

    The Dumonde-Tech lube isn't Teflon based, but it's a polymer-based lubricant that forms a protective "plating" on the material, and keeps things clean and lubricated without buildup like I've seen with products like Tri-Flow.
     
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    Anyone use this? Only $9.50. Found it as cheap as $6. Had a couple 5 star reviews. Just curious.
     
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    Camburg told me it's ok to clean their uni balls with WD-40 then to apply Tri-Flow.
     
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    http://www.triflowlubricants.com/Tri-Flow_Superior_Dry_Lubricant.html

    The description says "featuring high grade petroleum oil"....

    WHO DO I BELIEVE!!?? :confused: :goingcrazy:

    lol....
     
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    I have a hard time believing tri-flow is a dry lube.
     
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    Why is that?
     
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    I've never seen it react in the typical manner that a typical "dry" lube does, I've always noticed triflow staying fairly wet for a long time regardless of how it's applied.
     
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    Ah, I see. Well that's good to know. I'm in the market so that helps. Thanks.
     
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