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Post Info TOPIC: Muncie 4 speed shifter, what to lube with?


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Muncie 4 speed shifter, what to lube with?


So I'm rebuilding and setting up my 66 vintage Muncie 4 speed shifter mechanism.

All the parts have been cleaned, zinc etched, and are just lightly oiled, polished smooth on the contact surfaces. Working now to shim it all in close, and align it to neutral.

What lube would you use on it in the end? Certainly not any kind of common dirt attracting grease? 

 



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That's what I put in mine because honestly, how much dirt will it ever see....?

And the other reason I did it was I had NO clue what to use! I don't think a white lithium would do much.

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I suppose regular grease would be fine. Maybe grease with some kind of moly in it? As usual, I'm overthinking things.



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What about the door hinge lube? I have a metal tube of Door-Eeze that Ive had forever. The stuff is half way between grease & bees wax. Doesnt seem to load up with dust & dirt and it does lubricate. It might be a little stiff when cold, but a thin layer should be OK.

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"Super Lube" is my latest go-to lube.   I was rebuilding some ratchets, and was curious what lube to use.  Various websites recommended it, so I picked some up (I was able to order it at Home Depot for about $12, it took 2-3 days to come in).   I think it'll work well in your shifter.

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seventy2plus2 wrote:

"Super Lube" is my latest go-to lube.  


 Says it is dielectric also. Seems like good stuff



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Thats great stuff, I just so happen to have a tube of it in my grease gun. It was recommended by Hotchkis as a superior bushing lube.



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