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UCA grease boots are leaking. How do I fix?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by A7XT, Sep 27, 2012.

  1. Sep 27, 2012 at 11:35 PM
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    A7XT

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    Hey everyone,
    I was checking out the front suspension today and noticed that the rubber grease boots on the stock UCA uniball are leaking grease. The truck has a 2.5 lift with billy 5100's. Do I have to get new boots entirely or is there a way to refill the grease in there?

    Thanks
     
  2. Sep 30, 2012 at 10:44 PM
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    bump...has anyone dealt with this problem before?
     
  3. Sep 30, 2012 at 10:49 PM
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    Just make sure they dont run out and they Will be fine
     
  4. Sep 30, 2012 at 10:54 PM
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    I'd just wait until they develop play and then replace the whole thing, not really a way to replace only the boots.

    You can use a needle adapter to pump in fresh grease though, if you do that just wait until you lose a bunch.
     
  5. Oct 1, 2012 at 11:39 PM
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    Ok thanks a lot! Know what type of grease I need?
     
  6. Oct 1, 2012 at 11:42 PM
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    I should say if you can see just a tiny hole you could clean the outside with some brake cleen and then hit the hole with some RTV.

    If you elect to use a needle adapter I'd use any grease you'd use in your u-joints. It's not so much as what you use but that they stay cleanly lubed. Any contamination will quickly create wear and thusly slop as would running them dry.
     
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