Originally Posted by BigBird
The spicers will not be drilled through the cross, so you will have to drill each cap individually... I don't know about you but I don't think I want 4 grease nipples spinning around on my front axle shaft. There is a good chance they will get knocked off by sticks and crap. Then with nothing in the hole, you will get contamination from water and dirt.
Also if it is the forged Spicer, they come with instructions saying not to mix caps with cross locations and also not to add any grease as they have exactly what is required in each cap.
I wouldn't use a traditional grease zerk I would use the same kind that is on the alloyusa ones
It's a lower profile one that requires the needle adapter
And a lot of the high dollar joints have a fitting on each cap like the Yukon super joints and I believe the longfields as well
I wonder if it would really hurt the joint by adding more grease though
I know the spicers have like a double grease seal that is supposed to be really good
Do you think adding more grease would blow out the seal?
I could make sure that I don't mix caps with some tape fairly easily
Just fishing for opinions on an idea I got
I don't want to ruin $50 in brand new spicers
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