[Healeys] Knock off grease

Bob Spidell bspidell at comcast.net
Mon Nov 19 08:18:17 MST 2012

I use the same ol' moly grease I use for king pins, propshaft, etc.

Used to use anti-seize, but decided it didn't provide sufficient friction reduction (the splines do rub, and need a good 
grease). Also, had too many shirts and pants with permanent, circular grease stains (anti-seize doesn't come out in the 

Hint: if you do use an anti-seize, or even a 'regular' grease, spin the knockoffs onto the hub whilst you work around 
them--the clothes you save may be your own.


On 11/19/2012 6:31 AM, BJ8 Healeys wrote:
> I've never used anything but the same grease I use to lubricate the wheel
> bearings and splines -- high-temp wheel bearing grease.  I've never
> experienced knockoffs that were that hard to remove.  What is your procedure
> for tightening them?  How frequently do you re-lubricate them?
> Steve Byers
> HBJ8L/36666
> BJ8 Registry
> Havelock, NC  USA
> Does anyone have a recommendation for which grease is best to keep knockoffs
> from sticking?
> I've tried moly wheel bearing grease and white lithium and my wheels tend to
> take a pretty heroic effort to get undone.
> --
> Steve Gerow
> Altadena, CA
> BN6
> _______________________________________________

Bob Spidell           San Jose, CA            bspidell at comcast.net


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