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Old 02-13-2012, 03:20 PM   #1
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I'm finally going to drill my control arms for zerk fittings. I know theres some types of grease you're not supposed to use, I searched and found a couple links on what grease to buy, but the links were dead.

Once I get these zerks in, anyone know where I can get the correct lube for ES bushings? Or can I really just use any regular grease for this?
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I've always used teflon based grease and havn't had problems. Not with energy suspension bushing specifically though.
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https://www.miataturbo.net/suspension-brakes-drivetrain-49/what-grease-use-poly-bushings-62495/

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I bought 3 tubes of Green Grease. Im fairly certain its the same stuff that polybushings.com sells. Its more than nasty enough.
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Emilio shot some picks of installing zerks when he did some bushings - he added "If you run out of the Hyperlube the bushings come with, I recommend Superlube, Ace Hardware carries it too."
Hope that helps!

(I just wanted an excuse to use the party kitty)
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anddd link to emilios write-up from 949 website:

http://949racing.com/installingzerkfittings.aspx
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I can't find any grease in something that will work with a grease gun.
I also can't find a grease gun that I can manually load with grease, not the insert.

Someones gotta have a solution for this.
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Generally you buy a tube and the grease gun pushed it out of the tube, leaving you with an empty tube in your gun eventually.

That or if the grease has a tip, you use a chalking gun.
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