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    Scott Spark - pivot maintenance

    So after one year of ownership of my Spark, its time for my winter cleanup and rebuild. Aside from cleaning up the drivetrain, replacing brake fluid, and rebuilding the fork, I read in the owners manual that a grease spray is required on the pivots everytime the bike is washed.

    Does anyone know what type of grease we should be using, as well as how to properly apply it?

    Thanks in advance

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    Go for any good, water resistant grease... There is not too much of cosmic technology, believe me

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    Ignore the advice in the manual to spray the pivots with grease - you'll do more harm than good, as you'll then attract grit etc, which will then makes it's way into the bearings/spacers. Just keep the pivots clean and strip them down at least once a year and re-grease with a good, waterproof grease - that's what i've done on my Spark for the last 3 years!

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    All grease are water proof, some just say it on the box. Remember the whole oil on water concept.

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    Thanks for that...............

    I'll be a bit more specific then - choose a good grease that repels water well/doesn't break down easiley. I've found that Rock 'n' Roll Super Coat grease works well.

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    Another is White Lightning Crystal, safe on carbon.

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    Thanks for the replies.

    Is there a manual as to how to disassemble the pivots?

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    Send me a message at cws196googlemailcom and I'll send you instructions on taking apart the swing arm.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cws196 View Post
    Send me a message at cws196googlemailcom and I'll send you instructions on taking apart the swing arm.
    Old post, but do you still have that instructions for the rear part of the frame?

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    If you google the following, it's the first link/document:

    Workshop_Tech_Service_07


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