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Hi

After a long period of silence from my bushes, I think the fine weather has brought out the creaks and groans again so I was wondering what would be the best tool to use to get grease right into the rubber/metal interface and keep it there for as long as possible?

A syringe? A turkey baster? something else? (hence my question :yes:)

And what would be the best grease or lube to use?

Cheers!
 

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On rubber bushes you should only use red rubber grease, or silicone grease. Unless you dismantle the joints to re-grease I don't think any tool is capable of helping much. Best option is to use an aerosol of silicone grease and hope capillary action will allow the solvent-thinned grease to penetrate sufficiently. WD40 now sell a silicone grease aerosol with a wand.

You mustn't use petroleum based greases on rubber, it rots them. It's fine on polyurethane though.
 

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Aah - righto, I've got a WD40 Silicone spray so will give that a whirl and hopefully capillary action or force gets the lube in as far as possible - thanks :thumbup:
 
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