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 Post subject: Grease on Freehub?
PostPosted: Sun Dec 09, 2012 7:13 pm 
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I've always applied a thin coat of grease on the freehub prior to installing the cogs. Been doing that for 18 years as part of the wheel assembly routine after cleaning the cogs. Considering that the locking ring is torqued 45nm, there really is zero movement of the cogs within the freehub. I'm now thinking that the thin layer of grease only attracts dust particles in the freehub assembly and has no other benefit. Just curious to know what others do. TIA.


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 Post subject: Re: Grease on Freehub?
PostPosted: Sun Dec 09, 2012 8:04 pm 
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Location: it's raining, it must be uk
i've never used any grease there

the parts aren't moving wrt to each other and there's nothing threaded to bind, so, as you say, it just seems likely to cause dirt to stick

i do put some antiseize on the lockring threads though


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 Post subject: Re: Grease on Freehub?
PostPosted: Sun Dec 09, 2012 8:45 pm 
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If I lived by the ocean, I'd consider it. Otherwise, it just makes a mess.


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 Post subject: Re: Grease on Freehub?
PostPosted: Sun Dec 09, 2012 9:00 pm 
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sungod wrote:
i've never used any grease there

the parts aren't moving wrt to each other and there's nothing threaded to bind, so, as you say, it just seems likely to cause dirt to stick

i do put some antiseize on the lockring threads though



Thanks!


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