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Heim joint lube?

Postby Fest911 » Thu Sep 13, 2012 4:28 pm

Anyone have a suggestion for heim joint lube? I've heard several people speak of a spray lube that wicks into the gap in the joint then dries as a hard film moly lube that won't attract dust and dirt. Problem is, nobody that speaks of it seems to know the name.
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Re: Heim joint lube?

Postby krote6 » Thu Sep 13, 2012 7:35 pm

Heim joints if not the sealed type means replacement every once in awhile. Lube wont fix the excess clearences from wear
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Re: Heim joint lube?

Postby Fest911 » Thu Sep 13, 2012 10:12 pm

krote6 wrote:Heim joints if not the sealed type means replacement every once in awhile. Lube wont fix the excess clearances from wear

Your response, while technically correct, deals with a different question ;)
My desire is to address lubrication, not wear, while they are still relatively new.
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Re: Heim joint lube?

Postby mikey » Fri Sep 14, 2012 12:06 am

Fest911 wrote:-- Sarcasm is just one of the many services I offer


:lol1:
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Re: Heim joint lube?

Postby maitaiken » Fri Sep 14, 2012 12:51 am

I have never heard of a lube specifically designed for heim joints. Your higher quality joints do not need lubrication. I always used a aircraft quality joint with no problem.
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Postby Fest911 » Fri Sep 14, 2012 4:43 pm

I received a response off line... Dow Corning 321 spray. It's a spray moly lube that wicks into the joint and then dries into a thin film capable of handling extreme pressure. Being a dry lube, it doesn't attract dirt or dust.
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Re: Heim joint lube?

Postby krote6 » Sat Sep 15, 2012 1:45 am

its never the end
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Re: Heim joint lube?

Postby Fest911 » Mon Sep 17, 2012 7:21 pm

krote6 wrote:its never the end

:o Intermission?
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