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Old 01-04-2015, 04:46 PM   #1
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Front Steps Lube

What is the best product for lubing my steps....one that will not tend to attract dirt?
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Lately, I've started using Tri Flow. I originally used it for bicycle chains, but was hard to find. I recently saw that my local locksmith uses it for locks. It's now sold everywhere and is a great product.

I wash my steps with a soap and brush and lube them about every third wash. This keeps the dirt from collecting and keeps them lubed. I also did this on my last coach and my Dutch Star. This is a photo of my Diplomat. It's a piece of cut up mud flap and keeps the road dirt from directly hitting the step.



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I use Corrosion X, on the steps, jacks, and about any other moving parts.
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Thanks for reminding me. i used to use Tri Flow on my carwash coin mechanisms back in the day. It was good at not attracting dirt and getting gummy....
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Recently a friend of mine was in his new Kingaire and drove away in front of me. I saw that his steps did not completely retract.. I managed to get him stopped before he damaged his steps or someone else's property. We were on the way to Northtrail for service and I mentioned it to them. They recommended a pure silicone spray. Nothing with any substance which would tend to gum up or attract dirt as the other posters have said.
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