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#4548316 - 10/19/17 01:20 PM Did I buy the right grease for sway bar end links?
OCDriver Offline


Registered: 04/13/16
Posts: 83
Loc: Canada
I bought a set of Moog sway bar end links, which have a zerk grease fitting. I don't know much about grease, I bought this tube based on a review for the end links. It's NLGI GC-LB #2 spec and says it works for ball joints (which is basically what end links are, right?)


Edited by OCDriver (10/19/17 01:21 PM)

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#4548335 - 10/19/17 01:37 PM Re: Did I buy the right grease for sway bar end links? [Re: OCDriver]
Jimzz Offline


Registered: 10/03/14
Posts: 1147
Loc: NoVA
That will be fine. I am not a fan of M1 grease. Seems to break apart and get runny. But for sway bar end links it will be fine.

I prefer a moly fortified grease for ball joints, end links, tie rods, etc... type joints.
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#4548346 - 10/19/17 01:50 PM Re: Did I buy the right grease for sway bar end links? [Re: OCDriver]
THafeez Offline


Registered: 08/15/16
Posts: 651
Loc: New Jersey
I like the Valvoline synthetic grease. has Moly and from what I've read on this forum, it doesn't run or separate nearly as much as M1.
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#4548351 - 10/19/17 01:59 PM Re: Did I buy the right grease for sway bar end links? [Re: OCDriver]
Reddy45 Offline


Registered: 08/15/08
Posts: 2973
Loc: USA
Yup that works. I have that in my grease gun at the moment.

Generally, the only concern you need when it comes to grease is using a high moly fortified grease in a roller/ball bearing application. Moly can cause the bearings to slide, instead of roll. So stick with non-moly grease for these places.

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#4548414 - 10/19/17 03:11 PM Re: Did I buy the right grease for sway bar end links? [Re: OCDriver]
JeepWJ19 Offline


Registered: 09/09/15
Posts: 933
Loc: PENNSYLVANIA
I used Napa Sil-Glyde for my sway bar links. So far so good for me.
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#4551612 - 10/23/17 04:30 AM Re: Did I buy the right grease for sway bar end links? [Re: OCDriver]
buck91 Offline


Registered: 04/17/12
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Like Jimzz and THafeez said, fine grease and application appropriate. I also prefer Valvoline Synpower for the extra moly. Unlike many, I've never had a problem with M1 grease; had a tub of it sitting in the garage for a couple years without any separation and it always worked great when I was packing a bearing by hand.
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