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Uniball lubrication

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Colton317, Nov 26, 2019.

  1. Nov 26, 2019 at 4:40 PM
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    Colton317

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    I read online that most reccomend using a dry lube for Teflon to use on the uniballs . Anyone see this product before ? I’ve got it at my shop says it contains Teflon

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    Depends on who you ask. Basically everyone uses FK uniballs but maintenance can range from dry Teflon to bicycle chain lube, to no lube but just brushing off debris.
     
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    Good buddy of mine just lost a ball to cancer and now he has a uni ball. Gonna tell him about this product.
     
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    If it's a "dry" coating once applied, I'd say go for it. The reason you don't want to use a "wet" lube is because it will attract small particles of dirt and grit that could work it's way into the Teflon liner in the uniball cup and case premature wear. I've never seen or heard of a uniball having a catastrophic failure so the worst thing that could happen is you'll have premature wear and maybe a little slop in the joint as opposed to a ball joint that could actually break or sever.
    FWIW, I use Tri-Flow which goes on as a liquid and dries to a waxy consistency and sometimes PB brand dry lube, which sprays on as a liquid and dries to a powdery finish.
     
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    Depends on the brand of UCA.
     

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