posted January 12, 2004 11:38 AM
well you really shouldnt have to lube it because the bushings are supposed to be self lubricating...but when i cleaned mine i would usually just spray something like chain lube with moly on it. Just enought to coat it but not go crazy with it. Always seemed to work for me....
posted January 12, 2004 01:38 PM
What did they say to lube them with?
I was told by a dealer that the bushings had teflon or something in them but maybe that was just replacement bushings.
learn something new today.....thanks zero
posted January 12, 2004 02:46 PM
try some graphite powder...
posted January 13, 2004 08:08 AM
Have any of you ever had trouble with the bushings 'swelling' and sticking. On mine it seemed like the repeated motion wore grooves in the side of the bushing and made ridges sort of like knurling a valve guide and then the bushing would stick in places. I eventually started to stick them in a lathe or drill press and polish the outside a little to remedy this.. but just wondered if anyone else ever ran into it.