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post #1 of 8 Old 03-18-2016, 04:57 PM Thread Starter
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Which grease?

I'm really surprised that the manual for my Husky GT48LSXi doesn't give any specs on grease. I have a grease gun with high temp red wheel bearing grease in it. Do you suppose that will work as well as anything?

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Re: Which grease?

What are the grease fittings on? Blade spindles or kingpins in the front axle?



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What are the grease fittings on? Blade spindles or kingpins in the front axle?
They are on both.

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Re: Which grease?

Joe I'm sure the manufacturer has specific grease for different applications but to quote a wise old school mechanic..."**** boy, any grease at all is better than none at all". I can tell you that at the dealership I've worked at for 15 years none of the techs have multiple grease guns. They all use a universal lube that is hi-temp/hi-speed lithium/moly blend. Nothing special!

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Joe I'm sure the manufacturer has specific grease for different applications but to quote a wise old school mechanic..."**** boy, any grease at all is better than none at all". I can tell you that at the dealership I've worked at for 15 years none of the techs have multiple grease guns. They all use a universal lube that is hi-temp/hi-speed lithium/moly blend. Nothing special!
Thanks, that's kinda what I was thinking! Any good quality grease should do it.

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Re: Which grease?

If you're using the grease in the deck spindles you want a good hi temp grease. Blade spindles generate a lot of heat.



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If you're using the grease in the deck spindles you want a good hi temp grease. Blade spindles generate a lot of heat.
Thank DJ. The grease I mentioned above is hi-temp, so I should be good with using it.

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Re: Which grease?

I keep my gun loaded with Mystik JT6 high temp red grease. I use it for everything from my Mother-in-law's John Deere x475 deck and chassis, to the suspension on all of our cars.

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