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I will be taking the WR apart to grease all the fittings before it first ride. At this point I am planning on using LPS Thermaplex Aqua grease. I have used this in many wet industrial aplications and it works great. I haven't used it on any needle bearings or small aplications like such. Does it matter what grease to use?

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Waterproof grease would suffice, but you might consider buying a small tub of moly grease for a few bucks.

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I found that just using moly paste can dry out too easily, and moly grease is the best. YMMV.

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this may be a dumb question, but what does moly stand for? Who makes it

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Hmmmm, let me see it I can spell it right. Molybdenum???

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More than just molybdenum - which is a metallic elememnt which is alloyed with iron to make cutting tools and other stuff (like motorcyle frames) - it stands for Molybdenum Sulfide (or molybdenite). This is a graphite like compound that increases load capacity of grease.

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I stand corrected.....my brain can't handle the strain anymore. I wrote disulfide and then switched to sulfide several times. For the life of me I couldn't remember. But a quick check of old books (long time on the shelf) and there is the answer - Molybdenum Disulfide (MoS2).

Goes to prove that there are no dumb questions - just dumb answers!

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Mobil 28 synthetic aviation grease!

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Thanks for the input.

I will give molybendumover a try.

Is it waterproof?

Seriously, thanks guy's.

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