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wheel bearing grease.

I have recently replaced my wheel bearings and used grease that my stepdad uses. it says it is used for a bunch of stuff including wheel bearings. am i ok with this, or should i go through the trouble of repacking them with a real high temp wheel bearing grease?

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the old ones were NASTY. what kind of dum bass doesnt feel the need to put on dust caps?

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i dont see why it wouldnt work if it says it is fine for wheel bearings.
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any grease should be fine. i just did mine and used the grease they have at autozone that is all purpose grease
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cool. just wanted to make sure
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when the wheel falls off you'll know

Kevan and I have a list of junk we need at the JY, i'll let you know when we go.
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any grease should be fine. i just did mine and used the grease they have at autozone that is all purpose grease
Any grease is not fine, you need high temp, extreme grease. A couple guys on here have had their bearings wear out insanely quickly due to just using general grease.
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Any grease is not fine, you need high temp, extreme grease. A couple guys on here have had their bearings wear out insanely quickly due to just using general grease.

I agree 100%. Parts store sold me "bad" grease, lost two sets of bearings in a couple months. Opened up bearings, grease was "liquified".

Got this stuff, never looked back.

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i would use high temp grease
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when the wheel falls off you'll know

Kevan and I have a list of junk we need at the JY, i'll let you know when we go.
yeah im trying to avoid that. dont really want to be in the "my wheel fell off" club all that bad. let me know when you go.


And i will definitely go grab some better grease and repack. going to be some good ol messy fun
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You need to watch what you use because different greases have different temp and weight restrictions. Like was posted use a high temp heavy duty type grease.
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yeah im trying to avoid that. dont really want to be in the "my wheel fell off" club all that bad. let me know when you go.
it caused Kevan to sas his truck
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it caused Kevan to sas his truck
yeah, it also happened to my brother
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he just hasn't had anything good happen to that truck has he? lol
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