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Best CV joint grease

Discussion in '80-Series Tech' started by bjowett, Feb 16, 2004.

  1. bjowett

    bjowett Supporting Vendor

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    Hey all... I've been looking around for the last week for the ultimate grease to keep the 80 CV joints in top shape. Various moly fortified synthetics and such are the order of the day. While searching Neo Synthetics webpage, this caught my attention.... http://www.neosyntheticoil.com/dam.htm :doh:
     
  2. semlin

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    you do realize they are talking about turbines that are up to 3 metres in diameter? I believe the bearing rpms on dam turbines are under 1,000 rpm.

    redline, amsoil and M1 all offer synthetic moly.
     
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    it was sort of a joke... :D
     
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    [quote author=semlin link=board=2;threadid=11600;start=msg105728#msg105728 date=1076958568]
    I believe the bearing rpms on dam turbines are under 1,000 rpm.
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    How many rpms do you think the birf does in the knuckle? ::)
     
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    Holy cow, double blasted. I just happened to be looking at blueprints for a dam turbine when I saw the post. Next time I think before my lips move.

    Brian
    I wondered :), but it does look like it might have the specs.

    Rogue, I'm going to guess you'd go over 1000 rpm at about 90 mph? I was thinking of motor bearings.
     
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    Something dam moly fortified will probably get the job.... maybe even a dam moly dry coat film inside the CV????? :cheers:
     
  7. Rogue

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    A 35" tire spins ~600 times per mile. A 33" tire revolves ~630 times. A stock 31 revolves ~650...

    Breaking 1000 is do-able, but probably doesn't happen too often in a Cruiser.
     
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    [quote author=semlin link=board=2;threadid=11600;start=msg105763#msg105763 date=1076963068]
    Holy cow, double blasted.[/quote]

    I wasn't blasting, just messing with you. :D
     
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    [quote author=lizardking100 link=board=2;threadid=11600;start=msg106067#msg106067 date=1076996919]
    Whenever someone from BYU starts spouting off calculations I have a reflex to put my wallet in my boot. Peculiar instinct isn't it? J/k :) :)
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    Sorry. That went right over my stupid little Mormon head. :'( Oh well.
     
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    [quote author=Rogue link=board=2;threadid=11600;start=msg105906#msg105906 date=1076981470]
    A 35" tire spins ~600 times per mile. A 33" tire revolves ~630 times. A stock 31 revolves ~650...

    Breaking 1000 is do-able, but probably doesn't happen too often in a Cruiser.
    [/quote]

    Actually, unless you're in a turn, the birfs won't be turning at all (i.e., the bearings in the case). :D The wheel bearings are a different matter...

    Tom
     
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    There will be no hard feelings in a thread I started... lighten up... or we'll sick Junk on you! :flipoff2: :beer:
     
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    Scamper, as the guy originally caught out here, I noticed that Rogue was taking about the rotations of the birf, not the trunnion bearing ;)
     
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    Hope my trunion bearings aren't turning that fast too! :D :D
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