View original topic: Torsion bar lube?
alj7784 Tue Jul 14, 2020 1:14 pm

Do you grease splines on the rear torsion bars when installing? And if you do what type of grease? Thanks.

Vanapplebomb Tue Jul 14, 2020 2:10 pm

I always coat them generously with copper based anti-seize. Coat the splines, slide the bar in and out a couple times, wipe off the crud and recoat the splines, then assemble. Works good.

earthquake Tue Jul 14, 2020 4:55 pm

Wear gloves with the anti-seize, a thimble full will coat the Empire state building!
When I worked at the race track in Vegas we had a boss hole we hated, one of us [not me] put a dab on one of the handles of his luggage when he was going on a trip for the company, by the he got there his whole hand was silver :evil: it was quite humorous!


dustymojave Tue Jul 14, 2020 5:04 pm

I also always use anti-sieze on both ends of torsion bars. Grease works too.

mr_bill Fri Jul 24, 2020 5:29 pm

I will 2nd the comments on using ANTI_SEIZE !! 8) 8)

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