Recent Topics
WEC (incl LeMans) to be broadcast by Velocity & MT
by Indydriver
04/24/18 04:59 AM
ILLEGAL
by MrQuackers
04/24/18 04:15 AM
Really nice 1979 Holden Commodore
by Shannow
04/24/18 03:39 AM
Smith & Wesson M&P Shield
by PW01
04/24/18 02:41 AM
Relationship between VI and VII
by OilUzer
04/24/18 01:39 AM
News in Kansas
by Marco620
04/24/18 12:11 AM
Amsoil EAO 80 Cut Open (26500 miles)
by A310
04/23/18 11:29 PM
1965 Buda D175 Rotella 15W40
by A310
04/23/18 11:16 PM
So... kinda mad at Ford right now!
by SubieRubyRoo
04/23/18 10:20 PM
Mopar MO-349, 6k miles - C&P
by webfors
04/23/18 08:50 PM
2005 Accord V6 Steering Wobble (low speed only)
by JEL01
04/23/18 08:34 PM
EcoTec Filter suggestions?
by GMWeber
04/23/18 08:21 PM
Occasional brake noise??
by blupupher
04/23/18 08:11 PM
Ford Duratec 2.5L - 5w-20 vs 5w-30?
by dogememe
04/23/18 08:03 PM
New tires quicker to feather?
by supton
04/23/18 07:38 PM
mc fl500S CUT OPEN
by car51
04/23/18 07:34 PM
ACDelco UPF 64 CUT OPEN
by car51
04/23/18 07:26 PM
New Rotellas.. late to the game ...
by webfors
04/23/18 07:23 PM
2012 Ram 2500 Diesel Balljoints
by Bighorn2500
04/23/18 07:21 PM
Pennzoil Synthetic 19.97
by Marco620
04/23/18 07:07 PM
Newest Members
vvillarr, initialjc, rickpa1, CoolShirtDude, Gee_Luva
64829 Registered Users
Who's Online
57 registered (alarmguy, AutoCoil, Artem, 87sammy, 2015_PSD, 3 invisible), 658 Guests and 37 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
64829 Members
68 Forums
282238 Topics
4711895 Posts

Max Online: 3590 @ 01/24/17 08:07 PM
Donate to BITOG
Topic Options
#4623866 - 01/04/18 01:40 PM Grease for Torsion Axle Pivots
sg1379 Offline


Registered: 05/10/16
Posts: 4
Loc: Canada
Hello,

I have a Terex ST 50 (a small 2 places show machine with rubber tracks) and the maintenance calls for daily greasing of the Torsion Axle Pivot, and the manual calls for Terex Multi-Purpose EP Lithium grease.

So as you may expect, those pivots has most likely never been maintained before I found the manual online today.
Here's what I currently have:

  • Mystic 6 (green) calcium grease
  • Some MD Moly Lithium based grease


Is any of my grease appropriate to use ASAP, or should I order the proper grease and wait for it?

Thanks for your knowledge!

Top
#4623918 - 01/04/18 02:23 PM Re: Grease for Torsion Axle Pivots [Re: sg1379]
bsmithwins Offline


Registered: 06/24/09
Posts: 354
Loc: OR, USA
I'd probably use the lithium grease with moly and see how it differs with the prescribed grease. What you have on hand may be better, and if you decide to change to the grease from the manual lithium grease is compatible with lithium grease.

BSW

Top