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Old 12-16-07, 08:22 AM   #1
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What kind of grease for hubs?

What kind of grease is good for hubs? I got some auto grease. Is that good?
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Old 12-16-07, 10:20 AM   #2
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I use lithium grease for hubs.
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Any general purpose auto/bike grease is fine for hubs. If you use a heavy/thick grease like marine grease, don't put a ton into the drive side bearings (if you have a Shimano freehub) since the grease can work up into the freewheel mechanism and cause it to hang.
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