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Old August 12th, 2014, 09:01 PM   #1
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Default Hiem lubricant of choice?

So my heims are crazy noisy. What's everybody's preferred lubricant?

Silicone spray
Penetrating fluid
Wd40
White lithium grease
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Old August 12th, 2014, 09:32 PM   #2
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Old August 12th, 2014, 09:45 PM   #3
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Old August 12th, 2014, 09:57 PM   #5
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I had some Teflon based lube I used on mine. I'd last a trip or two.
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Personally planning to test LPS Dry Film PFTE. Worked good for a hinge we made at work, plus my dad swears by LPS stuff. Pricey though.

From reading online, looks like most options only work for a trip or two before needing to be reapplied.
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This is why heims are so much better than johnny joints. It gives you something to do in the garage after every wheeling trip.
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Old August 13th, 2014, 08:38 AM   #8
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louder exhaust? I never noticed noise in my heims unless they were sloppy.
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I did a comp prior to this past weekend that had muddy clay in it. No slop in heims but they are crazy loud.
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I noticed how loud yours were this weekend, I was glad to have jonny joints
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I noticed how loud yours were this weekend, I was glad to have jonny joints
that's why i went to JJ's
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Buy greaseable hiems in the future.
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i use chain lube for forklift chain or a teflon lube. i usually lube then after pressure washing the truck
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Wd-40. Other stuff may work better, but wd-40 is always around.
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I use aerosol white lithium grease. And never noticed them making noise.

I've heard of the chain grease and it makes sense it would work better seeing what it's designed for.
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