Best boat trailer bearing grease? By SHAKE-N-BAKE, May 1, 2014 in This Old Boat. Reply to this topic; ... for bearing grease the best to use is LPS makes a grease Aqua for water applications. The brand of bearings is important there are many no name chineese on the market use Timken bearings made in the USA and Timken seals also you will get ...
The bearings on boat trailer wheels are used both in and out of the water and need to be sealed to keep water out of the hubs. If water gets inside, the wheel bearing grease will not work as well and the bearings could fail.
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Whether you are replacing your entire hub or re-building the old one, it is very important to use the proper size replacement parts. The first specification to determine is the number of studs/bolts and the ‘bolt circle’ diameter. Most 4 lug hubs have a 4” bolt circle and most 5 lug boat trailer hubs have a 4-1/2” bolt circle diameter.
EZ Lube or oil bath trailer bearing system? Discussion in 'Washington Fishing Reports' started by Deviant, ... I don't like any style of grease bearing for the simple fact that a lot of people tend to over grease there bearings and blow out the seals. Just my 2 cents ... To those comparing big rig truck oil bath hubs to boat trailer hubs, that ...
AL-KO manufacturer a wide range of trailer hubs and can accommodate just about any wheel drilling pattern. All of AL-KO’s hubs are manufactured from high grade ductile iron to give maximum achievable strength. Some of AL-KO’s hubs are available in zinc plated or hot dipped galvanised finish as well as the traditional raw cast finish.
I just picked up a new axle for one of my boat trailers, and it has EZ Lube hubs. Of course, I also habitually picked up a new set of bearing buddies to go with the axle (I've been running Bearing Buddies on boat trailers since before I was driving), before noticing the EZ Lube ports and zerks on the axle.
MultiPurpose Grease: A general-purpose grease for use in home and shop, for lube points on vehicle chassis, farm equipment, and industrial machinery. Typically lithium-based, it's usually not water-resistant or waterproof, nor is it rated for use in bearing applications. While it would work in a pinch for boat-trailer bearings, it's not the best grease for this application.
Boat Trailer and Utility Trailer Wheel Bearing Grease, both Blue and Red Marine Grease for your trailers wheel bearings, sold in tubes and tubs, ideal for wheel bearing greasing with a grease gun or by hand
To our minds, this high marks speak for themselves and can almost guarantee that you are getting some of the best wheel bearing grease for boat trailers that money can buy and all proudly made in the good ol’ US of A. Sta-Lube Marine Grease for Trailer Wheel Bearings. This Sta-Lube Marine Grease is made specifically for boat trailer wheel ...
Boat trailer bearings are particularly susceptible to deterioration because they are frequently submerged in water when launching or loading the boat, but the bearings are often neglected because few owners know how to properly maintain them. Good boat trailers have grease nipples on the end of the hubs for easy lubrication of the bearings.
Q: I shot a bunch of expensive marine-style grease into the bearing buddies on my bass-boat trailer last fall. It was recommended to me by a marine mechanic as the best product for my trailer ...
Use channel locks or a seal puller to remove the seal. Remove the inner bearing and inspect it just as you did with the outer bearing in Step 3. ... Follow these tips to keep your boat trailer tires, bearings and hubs in tip top shape. Hubs And Bearings ... There is grease on the bottom of the boat hull near the trailer wheel or grease on the ...
The Job Of A Boat Trailer. The main jobs of the boat trailer are to tow or store your boat but you can also use it to launch and retrieve your boat from the water. Boat trailers are made up of several different components. They all have different jobs that when working properly and together make for a smooth nautical adventure.
How to Replace Wheel Bearings on Boat Trailer. ... Trailer wheel bearings need to be replaced because backing the trailer into the water to launch a boat will wash the grease from wheel hubs and bearings. Towing the boat trailer with grease-free wheel bearings is the best way to destroy them. Replacing trailer bearings is relatively simple ...
The highest quality grease we carry for wheel bearing is the LMX red grease like the part # L11390 that you referenced. If you are looking for a brand that is available in both a cartridge and a can you would want the part # L10320 for the cartridge. LMX Red is heavy-duty, premium grease for the toughest lubricating jobs on the biggest, heaviest equipment.
Re: What is the best grease for trailer hubs? Marine grade works good and is a bit more sticky on the shafts. Good against water. I use bearing buddies and just keep them filled and about every other trip I give them a shot or two of gease just for insurance.
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Re: What trailer bearing grease is best? West Marine grease is fine. It meets all the standards that it needs to. Repacking once a year is a ritual and not something you should regard as excessive. I've got oil in my new trailer hubs. Seems to work just fine too but my hubs are designed to use it.
Overview of Lubricating Grease Grease is used to lubricate moving parts, usually where metal rubs against metal. It's made to be thick so that it will stay put in places where it would be difficult to keep thinner oil next to moving parts or where oil could leak out, as in automotive wheel bearings and ball joints.