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tsevans

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grease need help
« on: April 09, 2011, 10:53:43 PM »
Do i need to grease the top of my fifth wheel hitch between hitch and camper?

nhill2090

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Re: grease need help
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2011, 11:01:01 PM »
If I were you I would go purchase one of the teflon plates from an RV or trailer store.  NO grease, no mess.

http://www.amazon.com/Curt-Manufacturing-16721-Wheel-Plate/dp/B000KC41FS

you will have to verify what size you need.

Gary RV_Wizard

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Re: grease need help
« Reply #2 on: April 10, 2011, 08:57:10 AM »
It needs some form of "slippery", but the cleanest way is to use the teflon pad that nhill2090 suggested. If you don't go that way, put on a light coat of automotive chassis grease. If the grease gets dirty, wipe it clean and re-coat.
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tvman44

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Re: grease need help
« Reply #3 on: April 10, 2011, 09:04:09 AM »
Get a Teflon disk, no mess.

tsevans

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Re: grease need help
« Reply #4 on: April 10, 2011, 09:07:49 AM »
thanks  for everyones help

ddown

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Re: grease need help
« Reply #5 on: April 10, 2011, 01:38:16 PM »
I use a disk but put a light coat on the actual King-Pin to reduce wear

COMer

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Re: grease need help
« Reply #6 on: April 10, 2011, 02:21:50 PM »
  The Teflon plate works well for what it does but you still need to grease the mechanism.
John & Darla
Home near Erie, PA
Spend half the year with Campers on Mission

 

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