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Old 08-20-2016, 04:11 PM
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Default Proper lubricant for new bushings

I have some Energy Suspension Performance Polyurethane Spring Bushings (in fire engine red!) coming from Marlin Crawler for my 1st gen SASed 4runner. I think I read somewhere on the internet a while back that I should be greasing these bushings with special grease, or at least non-petroleum-based grease. All of the bolts on my suspension are greasable and I have been greasing them with whatever is in my grease gun.

What grease should I be using? Is it the same grease as I should be using on my propellor shafts?

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Super Lube or Energy Suspension's Formula 5 for poly bushings. It's silicone grease with Teflon you're looking for. I prefer the Super Lube because you can get it in standard 16 ounce cartridge tubes for a grease gun and auto parts stores usually will have it. Formula 5 is more tacky and probably better but it's only available in those little packets or tubs, which is pretty much useless for things that have Zerk fittings.
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Old 08-20-2016, 04:53 PM
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Thanks! I ordered a tube of the stuff and will use that with these new bushings.
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