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#3381106 - 05/25/14 08:19 PM Question about Amsoil and marine applications
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Registered: 04/17/12
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Loc: West Michigan
I see amsoil has a couple options for grease with a calcium sulfonate thickener. I thought they used alumuminum complex? Anyhow, for dual use as both outdrive gimble, outboard swivel and boat trailer wheel bearings which would you advise? Looks like the best options are either then polymeric offroad #2, synthetic multiple purpose #2 and the Synthetic Water Resistant grease. Obviously the latter is directly applicable, and the polymeric has a bunch of moly which may leave something to be desired- but is there any real reason to either avoid the polymeric or to select the water resistant above the multipurpose?
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#3381122 - 05/25/14 08:35 PM Re: Question about Amsoil and marine applications [Re: buck91]
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A good question for the resident Amsoil dealer Pablo to answer. He can get you a good deal on it as well.
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#3381161 - 05/25/14 09:19 PM Re: Question about Amsoil and marine applications [Re: buck91]
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As far as I know they used lithium for pretty much all their greases before, including the old water resistant grease. I'm pretty sure you don't want to use anything but the GWR. The formulation is best for a marine environment.

In fact I'm considering using the GWR Synthetic Water Resistant grease for a multipurpose auto/light truck/marine grease.
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#3381455 - 05/26/14 11:06 AM Re: Question about Amsoil and marine applications [Re: buck91]
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Well its not amsoil, but i like the aluminum complex base and the price... picked a 3oz tube 3 pack for just over $7, will see how it works.

Any suggestions for removing the old grease? I dont know the brand but believe its one of the marine rated lithium greases.
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#3381463 - 05/26/14 11:16 AM Re: Question about Amsoil and marine applications [Re: buck91]
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If it's not compatible just make sure you get it all out.


http://www.amsoil.com/products/grease/greasecompatibilitychart.pdf
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#3467706 - Yesterday at 06:02 PM Re: Question about Amsoil and marine applications [Re: oilboy123]
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I have been very happy with Amsoil multipurpose #2 in my automotive suspension/joint/bearing applications from the Canadian winter to the West Texas summer.
When I replenished last month, I find that its now a Calcium Sulfonate formulation, which I hear is a step up from lithium.
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