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#3441882 - 07/31/14 03:43 PM lithium grease or moly grease , will mobil 1 synth
MetalSlug Offline


Registered: 07/24/10
Posts: 2393
Loc: vicksburg ms
Hi Im about to replace a steering wheel shifter, that broke off my brother 03 ford explorer , I bought a replacement and the part say to use lithium or moly grease the shaft before install.

I have some mobil 1 synthetic grease ( red color ) , will this meet this requirement ?

I also have a can of multi purpose wheel bearing grease ( kinda dark green/brown looking ), that I bought from advance auto part, i forgot the name, will this be ok.

thanks
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#3441885 - 07/31/14 03:47 PM Re: lithium grease or moly grease , will mobil 1 synth [Re: MetalSlug]
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Registered: 09/19/08
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I believe Mobil 1 will meet your requirements.
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#3441892 - 07/31/14 03:50 PM Re: lithium grease or moly grease , will mobil 1 synth [Re: MetalSlug]
MetalSlug Offline


Registered: 07/24/10
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thanks !! btw, just want make sure, is this mobil 1 synthetic grease having either moly or lithium in it ?


Edited by MetalSlug (07/31/14 03:51 PM)
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#3441977 - 07/31/14 04:51 PM Re: lithium grease or moly grease , will mobil 1 synth [Re: MetalSlug]
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Pretty sure the Mobil-1 Synthetic grease is lithium-based.

http://www.mobil.com/USA-English/Lubes/PDS/GLXXENGRSMOMobil_1_Synthetic_Grease.aspx
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#3442150 - 07/31/14 07:38 PM Re: lithium grease or moly grease , will mobil 1 synth [Re: MetalSlug]
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Registered: 12/03/04
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From what I've seen Mobil 1 grease liquefies over time, It would be a last resort choice, I see little use for it in anything.

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#3442277 - 07/31/14 09:54 PM Re: lithium grease or moly grease , will mobil 1 synth [Re: Mackelroy]
MetalSlug Offline


Registered: 07/24/10
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Originally Posted By: Mackelroy
From what I've seen Mobil 1 grease liquefies over time, It would be a last resort choice, I see little use for it in anything.


then what do you recommend for chassis lube ?
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#3442534 - 08/01/14 07:24 AM Re: lithium grease or moly grease , will mobil 1 synth [Re: MetalSlug]
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Registered: 04/17/12
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M1 is a lthium complex grease. Have heard a lot about it running/liquifying over time but I have a tube that has been usedA LOT for misc greasing including threads and wheel bearings over the past couple years with good results.

Couple years back I put a dollop of M1 grease as well as trifloe synthetic waterproof grease in seperate bottles of water and left in garage. To this day neither shows any signs of break down- but of course they are just sitting there, no shearing and not being "worked."
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#3460573 - 08/20/14 06:05 PM Re: lithium grease or moly grease , will mobil 1 synth [Re: Mackelroy]
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Registered: 01/03/09
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Originally Posted By: Mackelroy
From what I've seen Mobil 1 grease liquefies over time, It would be a last resort choice, I see little use for it in anything.


Actually the better grease is one that will liquify somewhat. Here is the link explaining this.

http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=2939153&page=2
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#3462559 - 08/22/14 06:23 PM Re: lithium grease or moly grease , will mobil 1 synth [Re: MetalSlug]
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Edited by MolaKule (08/22/14 06:27 PM)
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