[TR] wiper gearbox grease

David Porter frogeye at porterscustom.com
Sun Jul 10 19:22:08 MDT 2016

Bicycle shops generally have a selection of applicable greases.


On 7/9/2016 4:14 PM, Greg Gelhar wrote:
> I believe that any of todays’ greases are far superb to those of the 
> 1950’s. You won’t go wrong by using a good lithium based grease.
> Greg G.
> Osseo, MN
> *From:*Triumphs [mailto:triumphs-bounces at autox.team.net] *On Behalf Of 
> *Pete Ryner
> *Sent:* Friday, July 8, 2016 4:44 PM
> *To:* triumphs at autox.team.net
> *Subject:* [TR] wiper gearbox grease
> I want to clean and re-grease my wiper motor gearbox in my ‘56 TR3 
> while I have it out of the car.  My manual states that it is necessary 
> to use grease containing zinc oxide.  I have only been able to find 
> Castrol grease with the zinc oxide in countries other than the US.  
> Anyone have any experience with this? Recommendations for other grease 
> or sources for zinc oxide grease?  It isn’t listed in the front of the 
> manual but is stated in the electrical repair section of the wiper 
> motor.  Any and all help is greatly appreciated.
> Pete
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Dave Porter Porter Custom Bicycles 2909 Arno St. NE Albuquerque, NM 
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