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Old 03-03-2014, 07:48 AM   #1
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What is recomended to spray on gears. White lithium grease would attract dust. Would you just use a dry silicone spray. What brand?
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Old 03-03-2014, 08:01 AM   #2
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Boshield T-9 on everything that needs lube or corrosion protection.
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Some MFG's do not recommend any lube on parts what you can do is wax slide sidewalls and rubber seal around the slide with a 303 protector.
Look in your maintenance manual for coach if you do not have one take a look at this Newmar one on slides.
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Old 03-03-2014, 11:12 AM   #4
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Look at an rv service center. I do not remember the brand name but there are sprays that are advertised as being specifically made to lube slide out gears.
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Homedepot has a product made by "B'laster"that is called Garage door spray lubricant. It's a dry lub (does not attract dust or dirt) Read the back of the can.Lot's of can be used on one of those is Worm gears.
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As said above check the manual on the Lipperts we have it says not to use anything and I even asked a couple of RV techs and they said the same thing. Just keep the tracks clean and a protectant on the seals.
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Guess it depends on what type(or who made it)
lubricating an rv slide out. - YouTube
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Guess it depends on what type(or who made it) lubricating an rv slide out. - YouTube
Interesting. On a Monaco.
My Monaco manual says use non-petroleum spray on the seals. It says nothing about gear lube. But lithium grease (any grease) will attract grit. Not good, me thinks.

Perhaps someone made a video but only provided his opinion?
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