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Old 12-17-12, 03:47 PM
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I've only lived as far north as temperate Vancouver, BC. So it hasn't been that cold. Phil Wood FW grease injector has kept my collection of Suntour FWs and some shimano FWs in great shape. I soak in solvent, spin, soak more, spin to remove stuff, then grease inject. Usually with Phil Wood grease. Stays in place and quiets down the FW. Some folks don't recommend it because it can prevent full engagement of dog/pawl due to grease getting inside. But it really keeps it clean and lubed and protected inside the FW. If you find a cold-weather grease that stays soft in cold temps, and can find a tube to put it in that fits onto the FW grease injector, then that's what I'd probably do. Inject until it oozes out the front, then spin to make sure it still freewheels, and then wipe exterior clean.
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