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PostPosted: Sat Mar 31, 2012 6:52 pm 
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Hello, I was wondering if re greasing my grip shift will make them less noisy or not at all. I opened them recently because I had to substitute the rubber part as it was completely wasted, but i did not regrease them. Should I do it or it's not worthy at all? is a bit annoying to close them again and place teh spring in the right place and so on... thanks :D

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 02, 2012 12:28 pm 
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Seems like nobody re-grease their gripshifts...

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I don't! :S


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I never have, but that doesn't mean it's a bad idea.

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 03, 2012 3:35 am 
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You could use slick honey or some similar light-body grease that won't attack plastic/rubber. Gripshifters come packed with something similar, but it appears impregnated with teflon, so it wouldn't hurt. However, its probably not going to reduce noise too much.


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 03, 2012 5:36 pm 
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the grease the shop put in my grip shift is white.
i can see it through the clear body part of the shifters.


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i just regreased them properly, haven't made any km after it. sound seems to be exactly the same. perhaps a tiny bit lower, and perhaps it works now a bit softer, but pretty much the same noise. it works a bit better though, they were kinda dry inside so i guess it was a good idea.

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