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codealiasJD Feb 17, 10:59am - #105027 
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Shift Linkage Greasage =)

Thanks to GreyGhost2k2

https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthrea...true#Post210094

Greased up my shift linkage tonight, using spray on, white lithium grease. Lubed up my shifter ball at the same time. thumbsup thumbsup Shifts are much smoother.
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Larry_GTS Feb 17, 5:38pm - #105028 
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yea it works really good. I used axel/wheel bearing grease, becasue I did not have any white lithium grease at my house , and I didn't want to go buy any.
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DiabloGTS Feb 17, 5:49pm - #105029 

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Be prepared to lube that up once every 2-3 months, once the lithium dried out and cakes up, it'll be back to normal.

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spaztikid Feb 17, 6:19pm - #105030 
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Originally Posted by DiabloGTS
Be prepared to lube that up once every 2-3 months, once the lithium dried out and cakes up, it'll be back to normal.


its cake to do anyways.
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Steven Feb 17, 7:42pm - #105031 
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mmmm cake
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codealiasJD Feb 17, 9:57pm - #105032 
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Originally Posted by DiabloGTS
Be prepared to lube that up once every 2-3 months, once the lithium dried out and cakes up, it'll be back to normal.


True, but 3 months of NON-normal shifting, oh yah thumbsup
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stefanoc Feb 17, 11:38pm - #105033 

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is there any other grease that lasts longer, or maybe a better grease?
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Steven Feb 17, 11:40pm - #105034 
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Use the kind that comes in a jar rather than the spray. That way you could precisely put the grease where it's needed and not make a big spraying mess.
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VSGTS14 Feb 18, 12:17am - #105035 

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nice thumbsup

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spaztikid Feb 18, 12:18am - #105036 
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Originally Posted by Steven
Use the kind that comes in a jar rather than the spray. That way you could precisely put the grease where it's needed and not make a big spraying mess.


thats what i did... and it was black lithium instead of white.
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codealiasJD Feb 18, 6:34am - #105037 
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Originally Posted by spaztikid
Originally Posted by Steven
Use the kind that comes in a jar rather than the spray. That way you could precisely put the grease where it's needed and not make a big spraying mess.


thats what i did... and it was black lithium instead of white.


There's also white lithium in a tube.
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