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Old 02-05-08, 10:46 PM
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Are clipless pedals supposed to be lube'd?

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When i was installing the cleats on my shoes, I decided to read an article on the internet before I did it, and it said that the screws that were going into the shoe, needed to be lubricated.

So that made me wonder if I should lubricate the pedals too. I got crankbros candy C pedals btw.
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Old 02-05-08, 10:56 PM
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Unless its a spark plug or oxygen bottle fitting, lube it.
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Yes. Lubricate the pedals.
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Use grease on the pedal threads before installing on the crank. Periodically use something like Tri-Flow on the springs.
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Originally Posted by mcoine View Post
Unless its a spark plug or oxygen bottle fitting, lube it.
What's wrong with using anti-seize on plug threads?
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Old 02-06-08, 01:25 AM
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Milk of magnesia is great for spark plug threads.
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I usually spray the springs down with WD on the timez.....
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Originally Posted by gastro View Post
What's wrong with using anti-seize on plug threads?
Nothing as long as it conducts electricity. I was talking about petroleum based lubes. Personally, I've never had a problem with leaving them dry.
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