What kind of grease goes in a CV joint?

What kind of grease goes in a CV joint?

Good grease for cv-joints should have 2/3 NLGI consistency number. Usually, NLGI number is written on the package. If it is not, you can check it by yourself; try to make a tower with grease higher than 2 cm (equal to the height of 1 rub on the picture).

Is Moly grease good for CV joints?

Greases containing moly are recommended for roller bearings subjected to very heavy loads and shock loading, especially in slow or oscillating motion such as found in universal joints and CV joints. …

Is CV joint grease high temperature?

A good quality clean (fresh) molybdenum disulfide grease is typically sufficient for CV joints. The BEST stuff I have used (produces NO WEAR on my Turbo rear Wheel Bearings AND CV Joints) is close to unafordable, but it is a High Temperature/High Pressure KRYTOXfluorinated grease.

Is CV grease the same as bearing grease?

Re: Cv joint grease Vs wheel bearing grease CV grease usually has Molybdenum Disulphide in it. This in itself is like a solid lubricant. CV’s are turning as fast as the wheel bearing, but also have to roll 90deg to that turning direction to adjust for things like bumps and turning.

Can I use normal grease in CV joint?

In a nutshell, HT grease is designed for High Temp applications, ie wheel bearings, and only works correctly when it heats up. CV joints should never get that hot, therefore probably won’t get sufficient lube with this type of grease. Should only use a high pressure grease in a CV.

How much grease do you put in a CV joint?

The CV joint casing doesn’t need packing fully with grease. Pack enough in to cover all the moving parts. If a sachet of grease is included in the kit, then there usually is enough for one joint.

What is special about CV joint grease?

CV Joint Grease has excellent water washout resistance where in these applications, provides outstanding protection against rust and corrosion. It is also extremely shear stable for both high and low temperatures and provides protection for intermittent operation up to 200°C.

How do you grease CV joints without removing them?

You can snip off the old bands and then re-band them (you will need a banding tool) or simpler yet, just get the hypodermic needle attachment for your grease gun and slide that under the lip of the boot and just pump up as needed.