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Spicer branded grease question #4785345
06/12/18 10:21 PM
06/12/18 10:21 PM
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cerebralgearhead Offline OP
cerebralgearhead  Offline OP
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Im so frustrated. I purchased Spicer brand 'Ultra-premium synthetic grease' grease online from Summit racing. I wanted to use it on u-joints and CV joints. I figured this would be good stuff. Its a synthetic oil in a calcium sulfonate base. It says 'compatible with NLGI grade 2' and 'designed for u-joints, slip yokes and slip joints.' Everything sounds good. Then it says 'Not for use in constant velocity joints'. Arghh!
1) Can anyone explain why its not for CV joints?
2) Does this apply to all calcium sulfonate greases?
3) What greases should I stay away from?

Re: Spicer branded grease question [Re: cerebralgearhead] #4785707
06/13/18 10:07 AM
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I would just call the manufacturer of each component you plan to grease and go from there.

Sorry I don't have a technical answer.

03 Jeep WJ 4.0 200k Castrol Edge 10w40 HM Fram XG16
02 Volvo S60 2.4T 177k M1 0w40 Mahle OX149D
97 Chevy Blazer 4.3 149k Rotella T5 10w30 Supertech ST3980

Re: Spicer branded grease question [Re: dlundblad] #4786292
06/13/18 10:22 PM
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cerebralgearhead Offline OP
cerebralgearhead  Offline OP
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I sent an email to the spicer rep in my area and never heard back. I love their u-joints. Im not impressed with their customer service.

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