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    What lube for swingarm pivots?

    What should you use to lube rear swingarm pivot points/bushings?
    Last edited by manowar669; 05-16-2007 at 09:04 AM.

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    Of course it depends on what type you have, but most require no lube.

    Mine are 2.5 years old with 11000 km, no significant wear yet, I do however use a bit of grease to try to seal the pivot joints so mud can't get in. Then every once in a while clean off and out the old grease and put some more on.

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    Actually, I meant for squeaks.

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    I would try a teflon chain lube. I was on the site of a pivot bearing supplier a while back and they say that lube is not rquired but oil or water is okay, as long as it is clean.

    But... I you really sure it is the pivot that is squiaking, I maintain six bikes and I have yet to have a pivot squeak (jamis and rockies)

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