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    How to determine if you have to stop pumping the grease gun

    I dont know if this is correct but do you have to see grease pushing out of the orings before you stop? This is my indicator for the seatstay pivots, i stop pumping when i see grease coming out of the seals. But i thought i havent done it on the longer shafts such as the main pivot and dw link pivots as grease hardly comes out.

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    This is what it says on the Turner site incase you didn't see it:

    "When Lubing use a bent tip needle grease gun and inject just enough grease to pressurize the system. DO NOT Purge The System, EVER."

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    Yep came across with this already. My experience is that i can feel a bit of pressure but significant amount of grease comes out from the zerk fitting as well thats why I dont know if i have greased ENOUGH.

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    How to determine if you have to stop pumping the grease gun

    If it's coming out of the zerk, you have plenty of grease.

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    Its coming out the zerk's ball. Is that what youre referring to? Shouldnt it suppose to come out from the o rings if its already plenty and not on the zerk fitting? The seatstay pivots are easy to serifce because the grease comes out of the orings which indicates me to stop.not on the zerks

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    How to determine if you have to stop pumping the grease gun

    The grease comes out from the point if least resistance. Grease shouldn't be coming out anywhere. It takes time but you will get a feel for when the grease is full.

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    Ideally, it should come out for the o-rings, but since those pivots has a tight tolerance,
    So most likely the grease tend to come out from the zerk with less resistance,
    When trails gets tougher, Just stand up and deliver.

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    Pumping it harder will push your zerk out which is not good since new zerk fittings are threaded-in now as compared to the old version that are just press-fit.

    I normally just pull the pivots on my old Spot but never done that on my new one...I'm starting to think that I will have a nightmare pulling it apart for some maintenance. Luckily mine never creaks nor get loose after a year of riding...we'll find it our soon...
    When trails gets tougher, Just stand up and deliver.

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