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Fork seals grease

UliUli Posts: 190
edited January 2013 in MTB workshop & tech
Hi all,
I lost the tube of Motorex suspension grease and my Raidon needs some TLC again. Question: is it OK to use Finish Line Teflon grease
http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/Mode ... odelID=980
instead, to grease the fork seals or should I make a trip to LBS and get the proper stuff?
Thx

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  • The RookieThe Rookie Posts: 27,804
    What fork, should they be greased or use fork oil....
    Current steed - Whyte T129, 2013 frame, mongrel Revelations, Giant dropper, Stans S1 wheelset. 12, Magura Trail Sport brakes, 1x11. 12.8Kg
  • UliUli Posts: 190
    I said Raidon. The Sountour manual is not clear but every other source I found online says use grease.
  • The RookieThe Rookie Posts: 27,804
    Sorry, missed that! That teflon grease will be fine, but I tend to use red rubber grease on Suntours as the seal is a bit iffy and RRG is more water proof.
    Current steed - Whyte T129, 2013 frame, mongrel Revelations, Giant dropper, Stans S1 wheelset. 12, Magura Trail Sport brakes, 1x11. 12.8Kg
  • UliUli Posts: 190
    Cool, thanks. I think RRG is teflon based as well.
  • NewfishNewfish Posts: 121
    Sorry to high jack but it is related. Would that grease be ok for a set of Rebas?
    Cheers,
    Simon.
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    2012 Spesh Rockhopper
  • The RookieThe Rookie Posts: 27,804
    No, RS use fork oil......
    Current steed - Whyte T129, 2013 frame, mongrel Revelations, Giant dropper, Stans S1 wheelset. 12, Magura Trail Sport brakes, 1x11. 12.8Kg
  • UliUli Posts: 190
    Do you add any 5W oil to fork legs as per Suntour docs or just grease is enough? I added a little last time but is there a point?
  • The RookieThe Rookie Posts: 27,804
    No benefit to not adding it....
    Current steed - Whyte T129, 2013 frame, mongrel Revelations, Giant dropper, Stans S1 wheelset. 12, Magura Trail Sport brakes, 1x11. 12.8Kg
  • NewfishNewfish Posts: 121
    No, RS use fork oil......

    Thank you.
    Cheers,
    Simon.
    ____________________
    2012 Spesh Rockhopper
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