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Plow lubrication

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by Clint, Oct 22, 2007.

  1. Clint

    Clint Member
    Messages: 45

    Just had a Suburbanite plow installed on my Jeep, this is my 1st plow ever.
    The owners manual mentions using white petrolatum (Vaseline) to coat the
    linkages and ram pistons. Is this an approriate lubricant to use on thes plow parts?
    I was considering more like lithium greas...but maybe this is overkill?

    Thanks for your reply,
    7.4 Western Subrubanite
  2. Crash935

    Crash935 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,377

    2 words,

    Fluid Film!
  3. murphyslaw

    murphyslaw Senior Member
    Messages: 443


    guess I have to have 10 characters to post up
  4. basher

    basher PlowSite Fanatic
    from 19707
    Messages: 8,990

    Great stuff, use it on anything but natural rubber.
  5. CNY Plow

    CNY Plow Senior Member
    Messages: 145

    to answer your question

    YES, you can use the other greases.
    Fluid Film is what everyone emphasizes on this site.
  6. nhglock17

    nhglock17 Member
    from nh
    Messages: 59

    fluid film

    fluid film great stuff,and hello from milford NH neighbor
  7. Clint

    Clint Member
    Messages: 45

    Fluid Film
    Where can I purchase some?
    Does any local shops carry it?

  8. iceyman

    iceyman 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,521

  9. topdj

    topdj Senior Member
    Messages: 396

    so are the seals in the rams Natural rubber, or don t anyone even use it anymore.